Craft a Powerful LinkedIn Professional Headline

The professional headline is the line that appears immediately below your name at the top of the profile. By default, LinkedIn populates the headline with your current job title and company. Since this information appears in “Experience” for your current job, there’s no need to repeat the information. Besides, customizing […]

Can LinkedIn Contacts Be Your CRM?

LinkedIn acquired Connected, the company behind the contact management tool that LinkedIn incorporated and renamed it LinkedIn Contacts. This gives users access to a basic customer relationship management tool to help them manage interactions with customers, prospects and connections. However, does it deliver enough to become your CRM resource?

LinkedIn Contacts: An Easier and Smarter Way to Stay Connected

LinkedIn Contacts adds an extremely simple CRM system to LinkedIn, allowing you to manage your contacts and your interactions with them inside LinkedIn. While it doesn’t have the robust features that a larger company needs in its CRM, such as pipeline forecasting, for a one-person business, consultant, or independent, this […]

How to Monitor Your Brand Online

A hotel in Vegas failed to listen when a customer complained on Twitter about the hour-long wait to check in. (Ridiculous!) A competitor caught the complaint and responded. Rather than tweeting something like “Come to our hotel,” the competitor was empathetic and said, “Sorry about your bad experience, Dave. Hope […]

4 Tips for Using Endorsements on LinkedIn

LinkedIn gives you two ways to provide references to others. One is recommendations where you write a paragraph explaining why that person would be a good hire, partner or connection. The other is endorsements. Here you endorse people’s skills with a quick click. Although these take less time and effort […]

Nurture Marketing 2.0

Here is an approach to nurture marketing that is very similar to ours, courtesy of guest blogger Laura Like… One of the great results from connections is finding that someone else has arrived at the same destination from a different direction.  Nurture Marketing is the brainchild of Judy Schramm, CEO […]

Grow Your Network and Business with New LinkedIn Updates

Yes, LinkedIn has changed things again. Before shaking your head, learn about these valuable updates that will do a better job telling your business and professional stories. With a cleaner look and enhanced image features, LinkedIn profiles adopt a more visual design with bold headers and icons highlighting sections for […]

5 Tips to Connect with People in Twitter

For Twitter to work means having followers. And having followers means creating tweets that compel people to follow. While some people automatically follow everyone back, some take the time to review your tweets before deciding. These could be the people you want to connect with because they care about having […]

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