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7Ways to
Network
Smarter on
LinkedIn has changed
professional networking forever.
It is a virtual, global,
professional networking
event that is going on 24/7.
It accelerates and scales the
relationship-building process
like never before.
Your goal with LinkedIn
networking is simple.
Your goal with LinkedIn
networking is simple.
NETWORK SMARTER:
Help the members of your
network get what they
need and wan...
Your role is to go into LinkedIn and
search for opportunities to guide
and serve your network members.
What do they need?
What do they want?
Who do they need to know?
What will make them
look good to their networks?
Use these 7 strategies to
start networking smarter!
(and stop working so hard to promote your business!)
1
Get Them in
Your 1st-
Degree
Network
Higher-quality networking
is more achievable with your
1st-degree network.
When you invite a new person into
your 1st-degree network, you gain
more information about them.
The more you know, the easier it
is to connect them with the
right people and opportunities.
Engage in one-to-one dialogue
with 1st-degree connections through
LinkedIn messaging.
2
Be a
Giver on
LinkedIn
Rule of Reciprocity
When you genuinely give to
others to help them solve a
problem, improve, get smarter, or
expand their ...
There is a catch:
You must be genuine and
authentic in your giving.
You must sincerely feel it and
mean it. You also must expect
nothing in return.
As a giver, you will spend
your time on activities such as
promoting, acknowledging,
thanking, endorsing,
congratulating, ...
3
Leverage
the 80/20
Pareto
Principle
of your20%
80%
Actions
Time
Network
of your
RESULTS
will
produce
Focus on the right people
(Most Valuable Connections)
with the right actions.
By using the 80/20 rule, you will
narrow your networking focus.
This will save you time, effort, and
energy, and help you achieve your
desired results more quickly.
4
Gather
Intelligence
About Your
Network
The power of your network is
only as strong as your
knowledge about the people
within your network.
Find common connection points
for starting conversations, nurturing
relationships, and serving the people
you are connecte...
You also have to showcase the
things you care about and enjoy on
social networks, including LinkedIn.
Share as much information
about yourself as you are
comfortable with.
5
Engage in
“Five-Minute”
LinkedIn
Favors
Quick but meaningful actions
can increase your influence
with others.
Help your network members
with small favors, in small
increments of time.
Small digital favors for others can
differentiate you and position you as
a valuable resource to your network.
Connect people
Share a valuable resource
Provide feedback or assistance
Post an answer or
recommendation
6
Notice
(and Act)
on the Little
Things
LinkedIn makes it easy for you to
stay updated on some of the little
things happening with your network.
Small gestures of acknowledgement
give you the opportunity to stay top
of mind with your connections.
LinkedIn Updates e-mail
Receive a customized daily
e-mail about birthdays, work
anniversaries, job changes, or “in
the new...
LinkedIn Connected app
Send short, personalized
messages to your connections
7
Develop
Strategic
Partnerships
A strategic partner is
someone who is already in front
of your target market providing a
noncompeting service.
Promote
Introduce
Endorse
Recommend
Your Partner
To open up strategic partnering
opportunities, clearly communicate
on your LinkedIn profile exactly
what you do and whom y...
Want to learn
Advanced
Strategies to
Network
Smarter on
?
Download Your
FREE Tip Sheet!
DOWNLOAD your FREE
TIP SHEET:
9 Quick Tips to
Boost Your
LinkedIn
Influence
Download Your
FREE Tip Sheet!
Click now!
DOWNLOAD your FREE
TIP SHEET:
9 Quick Tips to
Boost Your
LinkedIn
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LinkedIn is a virtual, global, professional networking event that is going on 24/7. It accelerates and scales the relationship-building process like never before. Embrace your role as a SMART LinkedIn networker and search for opportunities to guide and serve your members. Use these 7 tactics to help your network get what they need and want.

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7 Ways to Network Smarter on LinkedIn

  1. 7Ways to Network Smarter on
  2. LinkedIn has changed professional networking forever.
  3. It is a virtual, global, professional networking event that is going on 24/7.
  4. It accelerates and scales the relationship-building process like never before.
  5. Your goal with LinkedIn networking is simple.
  6. Your goal with LinkedIn networking is simple. NETWORK SMARTER: Help the members of your network get what they need and want.
  7. Your role is to go into LinkedIn and search for opportunities to guide and serve your network members.
  8. What do they need? What do they want? Who do they need to know? What will make them look good to their networks?
  9. Use these 7 strategies to start networking smarter! (and stop working so hard to promote your business!)
  10. 1 Get Them in Your 1st- Degree Network
  11. Higher-quality networking is more achievable with your 1st-degree network.
  12. When you invite a new person into your 1st-degree network, you gain more information about them.
  13. The more you know, the easier it is to connect them with the right people and opportunities.
  14. Engage in one-to-one dialogue with 1st-degree connections through LinkedIn messaging.
  15. 2 Be a Giver on LinkedIn
  16. Rule of Reciprocity When you genuinely give to others to help them solve a problem, improve, get smarter, or expand their network on LinkedIn, it will come back to you.
  17. There is a catch: You must be genuine and authentic in your giving.
  18. You must sincerely feel it and mean it. You also must expect nothing in return.
  19. As a giver, you will spend your time on activities such as promoting, acknowledging, thanking, endorsing, congratulating, sharing, asking, conversing, introducing, referring, and connecting others.
  20. 3 Leverage the 80/20 Pareto Principle
  21. of your20% 80% Actions Time Network of your RESULTS will produce
  22. Focus on the right people (Most Valuable Connections) with the right actions.
  23. By using the 80/20 rule, you will narrow your networking focus.
  24. This will save you time, effort, and energy, and help you achieve your desired results more quickly.
  25. 4 Gather Intelligence About Your Network
  26. The power of your network is only as strong as your knowledge about the people within your network.
  27. Find common connection points for starting conversations, nurturing relationships, and serving the people you are connected to.
  28. You also have to showcase the things you care about and enjoy on social networks, including LinkedIn.
  29. Share as much information about yourself as you are comfortable with.
  30. 5 Engage in “Five-Minute” LinkedIn Favors
  31. Quick but meaningful actions can increase your influence with others.
  32. Help your network members with small favors, in small increments of time.
  33. Small digital favors for others can differentiate you and position you as a valuable resource to your network.
  34. Connect people Share a valuable resource Provide feedback or assistance Post an answer or recommendation
  35. 6 Notice (and Act) on the Little Things
  36. LinkedIn makes it easy for you to stay updated on some of the little things happening with your network.
  37. Small gestures of acknowledgement give you the opportunity to stay top of mind with your connections.
  38. LinkedIn Updates e-mail Receive a customized daily e-mail about birthdays, work anniversaries, job changes, or “in the news” appearances
  39. LinkedIn Connected app Send short, personalized messages to your connections
  40. 7 Develop Strategic Partnerships
  41. A strategic partner is someone who is already in front of your target market providing a noncompeting service.
  42. Promote Introduce Endorse Recommend Your Partner
  43. To open up strategic partnering opportunities, clearly communicate on your LinkedIn profile exactly what you do and whom you help.
  44. Want to learn Advanced Strategies to Network Smarter on ?
  45. Download Your FREE Tip Sheet! DOWNLOAD your FREE TIP SHEET: 9 Quick Tips to Boost Your LinkedIn Influence
  46. Download Your FREE Tip Sheet! Click now! DOWNLOAD your FREE TIP SHEET: 9 Quick Tips to Boost Your LinkedIn Influence

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