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Linkedin 22 Ways To Dominate


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22 Ways to Dominate LinkedIn

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Linkedin 22 Ways To Dominate

  1. LinkedIn: 22 Ways to Dominate January 28, 2009
  2. A Seasoned Social Network 68% 35+ 66% $60k+/year 72% college grads
  3. Linkedin Works Because It’s Safe
  4. Sacrificing Features for Security <ul><li>Linkedin Works BECAUSE it Does Less than Facebook and MySpace: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections are Controlled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relatively Easy to Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very Little Layout Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal Advertising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very Few Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No Multi-media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address Book Paradigm </li></ul></ul>
  5. Linkedin Rewards Action <ul><li>Follow These Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Spend a Few Minutes Every Day on Linkedin </li></ul><ul><li>You Have to be PART of Linkedin </li></ul>
  6. Linkedin Profile Tips
  7. <ul><li>Upload a Good Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Your Entire Profile, Including Previous Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Use Email Address as Your Last Name </li></ul>
  8. <ul><li>Use Keywords Liberally in Your Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Link to Web Sites using Keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Link to Blog RSS Feed </li></ul>
  9. <ul><li>Update Profile Often, but Not Egregiously </li></ul><ul><li>Create Status Updates (like Twitter and Facebook Status) </li></ul>
  10. Linkedin Applications Increase Usefulness
  11. <ul><li>Activate Linkedin Applications and Connect to Content You or Your Company Creates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress & Bloglink </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SlideShare & Google Presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company Buzz (Twitter Search) </li></ul></ul>
  12. Linkedin Connections
  13. <ul><li>Invite Anyone You Meet in a Business Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Use Custom Intro Text, Unless You Know the Person Well </li></ul>
  14. <ul><li>Find Connections Through Linkedin Search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword </li></ul></ul>
  15. <ul><li>Browse Your Connections’ Connections to Find People you Missed or Forgot </li></ul>
  16. <ul><li>Invite Contacts From Your Outlook and/or Webmail Databases </li></ul>
  17. Linkedin Recommendations – Like ebay Feedback for People
  18. <ul><li>Liberally Provide and Request Recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Custom Invite Text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Some Guidance to Reviewer on Possible Themes/Keywords </li></ul></ul>
  19. Linkedin Messages – Break Through the Clutter
  20. <ul><li>Send Messages to Connections about Events, Job Openings, etc. </li></ul>
  21. Building Your Reputation on LinkedIn
  22. <ul><li>Set up a Search and Answer Questions in Linkedin Answers Section </li></ul>
  24. <ul><li>Join Groups (not too many) and Participate. Meet People Through Group Discussion (or members list), and Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Consider Creating Your Own Group </li></ul>
  25. Using Linkedin for Business Development
  26. <ul><li>Connect with Clients, Former Clients and Prospects </li></ul><ul><li>Use Search to Find Appropriate Contact People at Target Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Use Search to Find Background Information on Prospect Personnel </li></ul>
  27. JASON BAER Convince & Convert @jaybaer