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Linked in Tips for Your Local Business


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Having an active LinkedIn profile is a must for businesses today – both large and small. LinkedIn has become the number one online portal where professionals and colleagues connect to share a number of valuable resources.

At first glance, LinkedIn may appear to be a bit overwhelming as there are many different features tied to this robust social media platform. However, with some dedication and consistency, your business can gain a lot of attention by using LinkedIn to its full potential.

LinkedIn is an extremely valuable online resource for local businesses that are looking to generate more exposure and more customers online. Maintaining a proper image online is key and LinkedIn is one of many ways that can help you spread the word about your business. However, understanding how to really use this platform as a marketing tool can be confusing for most business owners.

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Umair ul haq Usmani
Co. Founder

e-Business Experts International

Skype: ebusinessexperts

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Linked in Tips for Your Local Business

  1. 1. LOGO 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Local Business * Skype: ebusinessexperts
  2. 2. Tip #1 Completely Fill Out Your Profile  Fill out every field – put some thought into it  Add your image or company logo  Use keywords where possible
  3. 3. Tip #2  Set up a Company Page on LinkedIn   Only takes a few seconds  It’s free  Will help give you credibility and connect with others
  4. 4. Tip #3 Get All of Your Employees on LinkedIn  Make sure they list your company as their place of employment  Ask them to follow each other pages to create a strong network for your brand
  5. 5. Tip #4 Join Groups and Participate  Join LinkedIn groups related to your field  Set aside time to communicate and engage with locals in your area  Answer questions, give advice; just be active, but don’t over-promote your business
  6. 6. Tip #5 Make Sure Your Profile is Set to Public  If you want to generate more leads to your business, this is crucial  No one will find your business profile if it is set to “private”
  7. 7. Tip #6 Give and Receive Recommendations  Showcase your talents and abilities when others recommend you  Ask prior contacts to fill out a recommendation form  Return the favor by recommending others as well
  8. 8. Tip #7 Use LinkedIn Events  Create or attend events with this awesome feature  Hosting events is a great way to meet potential customers  Attending events is an effective way to display your areas of expertise
  9. 9. Tip #8 Share Your Content on LinkedIn  Send your LinkedIn followers to your blog  Always make sure the content you’re sharing is your own  As simple as providing a link back to your blog
  10. 10. Tip #9 Ask and Answers Questions  Go to LinkedIn “Answers” section to ask and answer questions  Build credibility, authority status, and trust  Could be potential customers there who need what you have to offer
  11. 11. Tip #10 Be Consistent in Your Efforts  Stay actively involved with your LinkedIn account  Posting once per month is not enough; be persistent and consistent  Always add fresh, unique content
  12. 12. If you would like more information about LinkedIn, Contact Us Today. For a FREE CONSULTATION * Skype: ebusinessexperts