LinkedIn Publisher was finally made available to me last week. LinkedIn Publisher is being rolled out to the entire LinkedIn community in phases. I posted my first article.
What is LinkedIn Publisher?
LinkedIn Publisher is the blogging platform thatLinkedIn Influencers have been using for the last year or so. LinkedIn Influencers are thought leaders who LinkedIn asked to publish their writings on LinkedIn Pulse.
LinkedIn Publisher will soon be made available to everyone.
There's more to writing than writing. This is the deck from my 2014 talk at the Web Conference at Penn State. It describes the importance of the "workflow" mindset for approaching your writing, a framework for analyzing your workflows and choosing appropriate tools, and a number of tool recommendations for each section.
Does your business have data that could tell an interesting story? I'm betting it does. I'm also betting you could be using the data you already have (or could readily get) to communicate a much more powerful message than you currently do. The secret is this: When it comes to [...]
Instead of just repeating yourself, use your cover letter to describe additional details that you weren’t able to squeeze onto your resume
Barb Lack's insight:
A lot of great tips. I especially like the suggestion to copy a job description into Wordle to see what the hiring manager is looking for most....and to use Hemingway to help you edit - it will highlight if your sentences are too wordy, passive, etc.
Here are some tips for writing more compelling headlines...
The infographic by Neil Patel from Quick Sprout will give you a simple formula for enticing headlines. Though there's no one-size-fits-all headline trope that guarantees a crazy influx of traffic, the tactics below should help you tweak your headlines to get your posts the attention they deserve.
When I was a child, a piano teacher let me play to my heart’s content without worrying about such details as tempo and timing. I’m pretty sure that wasn’t the best approach, which may be why those lessons were short-lived. It wasn’t until adulthood, when I studied vocal music, that I learned to pace myself.
Pacing, whether in music or writing, is one of the methods by which we organize the creative flow. Order prevents these creative expressions from falling flat and helps improve their impact.