Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Linkedin 22 Ways To Dominate

40,820 views

Published on

22 Ways to Dominate LinkedIn

Published in: Business
  • Login to see the comments

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>
  23.  
  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 www.convinceandconvert.com @jaybaer

×