LinkedIn isn't only good for hiring employees. Here's how you can use the social network to connect with customers, identify new leads and more.
While LinkedIn is often used by job-seekers or employers looking to fill open spots, hiring isn’t LinkedIn’s only function.
The social network, which reports more than 259 million members in more than 200 countries, also provides a great opportunity to connect with customers and identify new leads, says DJ Muller, president of WebLink International.
“What LinkedIn is, is an awesome tool that is underleveraged by businesses in general. It’s a great tool to build more relationships with existing customers and it’s an awesome tool to use your customers to connect with prospects,” says Muller. LinkedIn research suggests that members are nearly 50% more likely to purchase from a company they’ve interacted with on LinkedIn, and 80% say they want to connect with companies on the platform.Here are Muller’s five tips to make the most of your time...
"If there’s one thing you have if you run a small business, it’s time. If there’s one thing you probably don’t have, it’s money."
I have to credit the above statement to Will Critchlow, it truly condenses what I'm about to discuss in a simplified way.
Essentially social media costs nothing but can be a fairly time consuming practice depending on how many platforms you choose to use. Social media is also the key way for a small business to develop awareness, raise its profile, gauge its market and interact with existing and future customers. As a small business you're in a great position to start exploiting social media for all its worth...
Have you ever wondered how long your landing page should be? Some people say long landing pages convert better, while others say short ones are better.
So, the question that comes to mind is: How long should your landing page be?
Sadly, the answer isn’t as simple as “long” or “short”. The real answer is “it just depends”. But don’t worry, I’m going to break down how you should determine if you need a long or short landing page....
Blogging is one of the best methods of updating your company website on a regular basis. To rank well in search, it’s necessary to have fresh content frequently but let’s face it, you can only rewrite your copy so many times, right?
According to Coca-Cola, the corporate website is dead. Inspired by the power of storytelling has to cultivate engagement, the company has re-launched their corporate website, “Coca-Cola Journey,” as a highly visual, sharable digital magazine. Featuring content themed around pop culture, social media, brand history, marketing campaigns, recipes, career advice, and more the website is a far cry from the traditional corporate website – in a good way.
5 Last-Minute Holiday Optimization Tips for your PPC Campaigns Business 2 Community Too many PPC managers jump straight to cost-per-click and make assumptions about what bid is too-high, too-low, or just right.
We have to stop using the term "keyword" as much as we can. It will never go away, don't get me wrong, but our focus has to change. This means speaking differently, reporting differently, and changing the conversation with our clients about their goals.