3 top tips for making the most of LinkedIn

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3 top tips for making the most of LinkedIn

  1. 1. 3 top tips to use LinkedIn effectively Emma Cox of Cox Consultancy
  2. 2. What is LinkedIn? LinkedIn is THE professional social network  Find a new job  Find a new employee  Promote your skills and expertise  Promote your company LinkedIn statistics  277 million users across the world  13+ million in the UK www.coxconsultancy.org.uk
  3. 3. Tip 1 www.coxconsultancy.org.uk Complete your profile
  4. 4. Your LinkedIn Profile  Professional photo  Eye catching headline  A summary that’s about you  Good experience with details in each role you display  Relevant skills and expertise  Recommendations www.coxconsultancy.org.uk
  5. 5. Tip 2 www.coxconsultancy.org.uk Join relevant groups
  6. 6. Choose groups carefully www.coxconsultancy.org.uk Check group is active and has reasonable size of membership Top 3 below
  7. 7. Post regularly www.coxconsultancy.org.uk Engage with others (it’s about attracting others not selling) Bite sized pieces of useful information to demonstrate your expertise. Comment on others’ posts too
  8. 8. Tip 3 www.coxconsultancy.org.uk Leverage your network Ask for introductions Ask for recommendations for your own work and for any requirements you have. Connect with lots of people
  9. 9. Questions? www.coxconsultancy.org.uk
  10. 10. Want to know more? www.coxconsultancy.org.uk If you would like assistance with using LinkedIn please contact me  Emma@CoxConsultancy.org.uk  Twitter CoxConsultancy  LinkedIn EmmaCox  Phone 07970 066317

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