You’re growing your business. You’ve identified your ideal client avatar (ICA). LinkedIn is the tool to help you fill your growing business network with your ICA. And yes, you can get them to send YOU a LinkedIn connection request! Last week I showed you how to proactively grow your LinkedIn network full of your ICA. [...]

What is the ONE thing you want to be doing?

It’s a common issue. We’re BUSY with our to-do lists. We’ve got to service our clients. One part of our business is sucking up a lot of our time. Distractibility …. Yup. I want you to stop. Take a break from your to-do list for a few minutes. And tell me, if I had a [...]

Inject a Little PR Into Your Social Media!

Social Media, the ultimate goal is to be seen, right? Being seen consistently, strategically,  is the path to consistently growing your business.   This week we’re going to talk a bit about injecting some PR into that path.   Here’s the definition of PR from PRSA (Public Relations Society of Ameria)“Public relations is a strategic [...]

5 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Get More Local Business

Your business is on Main Street, not on Wall Street. You see the Fortune 500 companies doing it, getting publicity and visibility, but what about YOU? It’s just as important to build credibility and trust when working locally, I’d say even MORE important if you want to STAY in business. Now, are you wondering how [...]

Social Media Quick Tip: Local LinkedIn Networking Groups

In this video we look at local LinkedIn networking groups. Watch the video for how to search for local groups.   I love local-based networking groups because they tend to be really active. Not to mention, you can see in the group in the video, there are 11,000 people in this group and this is [...]

Social Media Quick Tip: LinkedIn Recommendations

  In this tip, we are talking about one of my favorite reasons to use LinkedIn, and that's LinkedIn Recommendations. In the video I show you my profile and what the recommendations look like. You'll see that recommendations are in LinkedIn in multiple places. They're under each one of your titles so they can be [...]

Social Media Quick Tip: LinkedIn Group Announcements

Today, we're in my LinkedIn group. I want to show you one of the most powerful things you can do as an owner of a LinkedIn group, and this one tip alone will make you think twice about why you should own a LinkedIn group. What we're going to do here is we're going to [...]

6 Things You Never Want to Do on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a very different social media site than most and there are plenty of practices used on Facebook and Twitter that don’t come across so well on a professional site like LinkedIn. Here’s six tips on what not to do on LinkedIn and how you can take the extra step to stand out on [...]

Stalk Your Contacts on Social Media: I Swear By It.

Building a strong, personal connection with your contacts can be much easier than you think! Social Media can be your best friend for getting to know your contacts. Stalk them, carefully, I know that sounds crazy but it works. Look at their Facebook, peruse their LinkedIn, and check out their Twitter. It’s so important to [...]

Social Media Quick Tip: LinkedIn Writing Themes

Today we are in LinkedIn Pulse. LinkedIn Pulse is where we can add an actual blog post type update as opposed to a short Facebook type update. When you click publish a post, you get this blog post type of interface. You can type in a headline, there are formatting options, and you can upload [...]