Confessions of a LinkedIn Profile Writer

Anyone who is in the business of writing LinkedIn profiles today knows that it is not an easy undertaking, nor an assembly-line process. There are no templates. A good LinkedIn profile writer will down to the core of an individual, find … Continue reading

LinkedIn Visibility Strategies for Lead Generation

Visibility on LinkedIn directly correlates to lead generation. Those who create a deeper and wider LinkedIn footprint will be in better position to reach more decision makers, form stronger connections, and acquire more clients. Yet many users self-handicap by keeping … Continue reading

Minimizing Errors of Omission on LinkedIn

Given the sheer volume of information that we need to process in order to be effective on LinkedIn, it is expected that errors will be part of the experience. Many errors associated with LinkedIn use are isolated occurrences and correctable. You … Continue reading

Quality vs. Quantity on LinkedIn

The quality-versus-quantity argument regarding LinkedIn rages on. How much information is too much? Is a bigger network better? What constitutes excessive posting? Often, there is no logical manner in which to assess how people use the site; they just do what they … Continue reading

Message in a Bottle

Your content: You write it, speak it, record it, and then release it. Who will notice it, let alone take time to read, watch, hear, or respond to it? More importantly, will it net the kind of engagement that leads … Continue reading

Making the Move to LinkedIn Master

Gaining traction on LinkedIn is challenging enough. Performing well on the site involves the acquisition and application of specific knowledge and skills. Achieving LinkedIn mastery results from developing an appreciation for the art and science of social networking, ritualistically advancing … Continue reading

For the Truly Lost on LinkedIn

Whereas LinkedIn is considered as an indispensable component of business today, so many people remain confused as to how the site works. They might engage on a minimal level (if at all) before becoming overwhelmed by a sense of urgency … Continue reading

The Thought Leadership Movement

I first remember hearing the terms “thought leader” and “thought leadership” in the late 2000s, when I was well into my career as a LinkedIn strategist. In today’s Digital Era, they are an integral part of the business lexicon. Fueled by … Continue reading

The Commitment to Excellence on LinkedIn

Success stories are being written every day on LinkedIn. Professionals all over the world are leveraging the site to win new business, step into new careers, and advance as thought leaders. The common thread for those who have realized a … Continue reading