Do you know that there are more than 2 million LinkedIn Groups? About 8,000 are created each week! Generating 200 conversations per minute, those communities for business professionals can be a treasure-trove of information and networking, a hotbed of self-promotion and spam…or a ghost town. Or all at once. So, how can a B2B marketer …
Last year, after the umpteenth generic invitation to connect on LinkedIn had reached my inbox, I decided to write a rant-like article on the topic. Since then, these invitations have continued, but with less frequency. It's an improvement.
With that said, many people still seem unwilling to use LinkedIn the right way. Connecting there means making other professionals in your field aware of your presence. You have to do it right if you want others to take you seriously.
Michael O'Donnell has good reminders for all of us in this article!
Picture this:You walk into a networking event. Your pockets are stuffed with your high-quality matte business cards. As you walk in, you get excited by the thought of everyone falling in love with
Mahfuz Chowdury nails it with his article.
The best quote ever: "If it was up to me: “networking” would be renamed to “relationship building”. At least this would remind people why they are there in the first place."
As I always say, a successful professional understands the value of human relationships. How can you expect things to work out for you if you act like the world owes you something?
Welcome to the 2nd Tuesday Marketing linkup!
I created this series to allow small businesses and entrepreneurs to promote their products and services on Creative Ramblings and connect with one another.
How does Tuesday Marketing work? The rules are simple.
I love unique ideas, especially those that I know will benefit my clients and readers.
After taking part in Kenya G. Johnson’s excellent Monday Marketing series for the last 16 weeks, I am ready to launch my own spin-off for small businesses and entrepreneurs involved in social media, marketing and branding. I have settled on the name “Tuesday Marketing”.
Starting today, I will post a new article every Tuesday where I invite you to plug your products and services.
How does Tuesday Marketing work? The rules are simple:
Interested in finding a new job, switching careers, attracting more clients or building a stronger professional network? LinkedIn Groups is the place to be. Groups provides opportunities to meet and engage in discussions with members of your industry, your alumni community or other professional interest areas. Becoming active in LinkedIn Groups is like attending a professional conference every time you log on.
Here are five ways to get the most out of LinkedIn Groups.