Top 10 LinkedIn Mistakes

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Top 10 LinkedIn Mistakes

  1. 1. Top 10 LinkedIn Mistakes Slideshow Series Internet Marketing Top 10 Mistakes Syndicated Riches is one of the DataPlex Technologies Family of Websites http://syndicatedriches.com
  2. 2. Mistake #1: Lack of Professional Photo If you want to be perceived as a professional, you have to look professional. Make sure your profile photo portrays the image you want to convey to your audience. http://syndicatedriches.com
  3. 3. Mistake #2: Not Using Groups LinkedIn groups provide powerful networkingopportunities. Don’t be a wallflower – get active! http://syndicatedriches.com
  4. 4. Mistake #3: Self-Promotion in Groups Groups are an opportunity to make true connections. Avoid the blatant sales pitches. Build relationships. http://syndicatedriches.com
  5. 5. Mistake #4: Lack of Recommendations Create built-in social proof for your talents by encouraging others to recommend you. http://syndicatedriches.com
  6. 6. Mistake #5: Gushing Recomme ndations Recommendations shouldn’t just praise. They should give specific information about results and talents. Don’t be shy to offer to help write recommendations! http://syndicatedriches.com
  7. 7. Mistake #6: Profile Errors Put your best foot forward and have your profile professionally proofread. Also, don’t forget to coordinate your profile with your other social networking profiles! http://syndicatedriches.com
  8. 8. Mistake #7: No Links or Bad Links Include useful links for more information in your profile.Links give people an opportunity to learn more about you. http://syndicatedriches.com
  9. 9. Mistake #8: Weak Summary Many people will only read your summary before they move on. Make it count. http://syndicatedriches.com
  10. 10. Mistake #9: Not Using AnswersShowcase your expertise with LinkedIn’s Answers feature. http://syndicatedriches.com
  11. 11. Mistake #10: No Custom URL It only takes a moment to customize your LinkedIn URL - so do it NOW! http://syndicatedriches.com
  12. 12. Slideshow SeriesTop 10 LinkedIn Mistakes Internet Marketing Top 10 Mistakes We hope you benefited from this presentation. Be sure to check out the other slideshows in this series. Distribution of this material is strictly forbidden. Portions copyright © 2012 by DataPlex Technologies. Syndicated Riches is one of the DataPlex Technologies Family of Websites http://syndicatedriches.com

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