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Building Your LinkedIn Network

Building Your LinkedIn Network | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

LinkedIn is certainly the best social media platform for the business contacts and network. To be in harmony, it’s important to respect few rules and good sense. This post will give some information about that. [note Martin Gysler]

 

In his book Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Business, author Ted Prodromou describes how to best to leverage the networking site as a business tool. In this edited excerpt, the author details the two methods of building connections on LinkedIn.

 

How many connections should you have on LinkedIn? I'm asked that question frequently, and there isn't a magic number that works for everyone. LinkedIn isn't a popularity contest where the person with the most connections wins. LinkedIn is about building relationships and connecting with others, which is very different than the monologue communication of Twitter.

 

Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224417


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Tiana Martin's comment, December 30, 2012 10:44 AM
i recently review an article on linkedin traffic secret and i'm really inspired after reading this one.http://e-businessolution.com/how-to-get-targeted-leads-free-in-your-small-business/
Martin Gysler's comment, December 30, 2012 6:33 PM
thanks for the information Tiana, I'll check it out.
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LinkedIn’s one-click endorsements are crazy popular

LinkedIn’s one-click endorsements are crazy popular | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

Sometimes a little thing change the face of the world, on LinkedIn it's the one-click endorsement. I think it's really a great idea from LinkedIn to introduce this possibility. [note Martin Gysler]

 

It took LinkedIn nine years to reach 187 million members. It took the professional social network about one month to pass 200 million endorsements.


Endorsements are LinkedIn’s lightweight version of recommendations. The one-click, vote-of-approval option was released in late September; it offers members a quick and easy way to tell the world that a friend or co-worker is skilled in any area imaginable, say journalism, social media, or even kettlebells. Received endorsements are listed on member profiles in the skills and expertise section.

 

Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2012/11/01/linkedin-endorsements/#hgb7DwQLFpFzxZwU.99


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7 Key Habits of Super Networkers

7 Key Habits of Super Networkers | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

Business owners who do not see the value in becoming great networkers, are doing their business no favours, as the ability to effectively network is one of the greatest assets that a business owner can bring to their business.

 

Effective networking takes hard work and persistence, but the benefits to a business whose owner or managers have strong networking skills, are immense and should not be under-estimated.

 

This excellent article, suggests that one of the strong benefits of networking is uncovering incredible opportunities for your business to exploit, and it suggests seven habits you should adopt to become a super networker.

 


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Audrey's comment, November 6, 2012 9:19 AM
I would like to read the whole of this article as it may be helpful for me. audrey@homeschoolsource.co.uk
Fernanda Grimaldi's comment, November 6, 2012 9:51 AM
Audrey I sent you an e mail with the link to the article.
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Twitter Content Strategy Guide

Twitter Content Strategy Guide | Online Relations & Community management | Scoop.it

Twitter has quickly become a favorite part of content marketing strategies employed by most businesses. The 140 character limit means that it doesn’t take much work, users have little inhibition about following quality profiles and it’s already optimized for mobile. Curating a quality Twitter feed lends itself to an answer for so many marketing questions that it would be hard to list them all here.

 

Still yet, lots of users have no idea how to make 140 characters count. What we end up with is Twitter feeds consisting primarily of links and quotes. Quotes are an obvious place to start when you want concise snippets of text that convey wisdom and evoke strong emotions. In fact, the most successful Twitter users are almost always inspirational, funny or educational in nature. However, followers don’t want to follow a copy of someone that’s already in their feed, and as an online influencer you don’t want to be pigeonholed.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/KkfOb7


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