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61 LinkedIn Tips For Business: From Beginner to Power User

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61 LinkedIn Tips for business - these LinkedIn tips will help you to become more successful at finding, connecting and building relationships with your ideal clients - helping you to get more leads and sales!

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61 LinkedIn Tips For Business: From Beginner to Power User

  1. 1. 61 -FromBeginnertoPowerUser - Author, The LinkedInCode CEO, Top Dog Social MediaMelonie Dodaro
  2. 2. TWEETABLE: LinkedIn is a business social network and people expect things to be professional at all times. #LinkedInCode
  3. 3. TWEETABLE: Always respond to your messages on LinkedIn in a timely manner. #LinkedInCode
  4. 4. TWEETABLE: When asking for an introduction on LinkedIn, make sure they actually know that person. #LinkedInCode
  5. 5. TWEETABLE: Connect with people who viewed your profile, but skip the “I saw you viewed my profile.” #LinkedInCode Get MoreTips OnTwitter At: @MelonieDodaro
  6. 6. TWEETABLE: Have a strong and clean LinkedIn profile that speaks to your ideal clients. Not just your offer. #LinkedInCode
  7. 7. TWEETABLE: Listen to the language that your ideal clients use to describe their challenges and problems. #LinkedInCode
  8. 8. TWEETABLE: Your profile pic should be a clean headshot facing the camera - smiling with a clean background. #LinkedInCode
  9. 9. TWEETABLE: Optimize your LinkedIn headline with at least 1 or 2 keywords. #LinkedInCode
  10. 10. TWEETABLE: Have a clear call-to-action in your LinkedIn summary.Tell prospective clients what you want them to do next. #LinkedInCode
  11. 11. TWEETABLE: Endorsements improve your search ranking on LinkedIn for the keywords listed in your Skills. #LinkedInCode
  12. 12. TWEETABLE: Optimize your LinkedIn profile for your keywords & speak to your ideal clients to get more connection requests. #LinkedInCode
  13. 13. TWEETABLE: Set yourself apart from your competitors, invest the time to complete your LinkedIn profile. #LinkedInCode Get MoreTips OnTwitter At: @MelonieDodaro
  14. 14. TWEETABLE: To effectively use LinkedIn groups, join groups that are specific to your target audience. #LinkedInCode
  15. 15. TWEETABLE: If your business focuses on your local area, join all relevant & local LinkedIn groups. #LinkedInCode
  16. 16. TWEETABLE: As a member of a LinkedIn group, you can send 15 free messages per month to members. #LinkedInCode
  17. 17. TWEETABLE: If you see a group with no activity on LinkedIn, that might not be the best group for you to join. #LinkedInCode
  18. 18. TWEETABLE: To engage in LinkedIn Groups, search for keywords that interest your prospects and clients. #LinkedInCode
  19. 19. TWEETABLE: Don't post to multiple LinkedIn groups at once otherwise you will flood the newsfeed. #LinkedInCode
  20. 20. TWEETABLE: Share your content in a LinkedIn Group, but be sure you’re providing value relevant to group members. #LinkedInCode
  21. 21. TWEETABLE: When posting an article in a LinkedIn Group, start with a question to stimulate conversation. #LinkedInCode Get MoreTips OnTwitter At: @MelonieDodaro
  22. 22. TWEETABLE: Always personalize your connection request to potential prospects on LinkedIn. #LinkedInCode
  23. 23. TWEETABLE: When you connect on LinkedIn, it is vital that you DO NOT send the default LinkedIn message. #LinkedInCode
  24. 24. TWEETABLE: Create aWelcome/ThankYou message to send to your new LinkedIn connections. #LinkedInCode
  25. 25. TWEETABLE: Relationship-building messages are designed to build rapport with your new LinkedIn connections. #LinkedInCode
  26. 26. TWEETABLE: Don't use LinkedIn messages to sell but to warmly lead prospective clients into setting up a meeting/call. #LinkedInCode Get MoreTips OnTwitter At: @MelonieDodaro
  27. 27. TWEETABLE: Decide how much time to devote to your lead generation campaign on LinkedIn daily and be consistent. #LinkedInCode
  28. 28. TWEETABLE: For successful lead gen on LinkedIn, the key is to create a system and routine that becomes second nature. #LinkedInCode
  29. 29. TWEETABLE: Create a daily/weekly task list to follow, to make your time on LinkedIn more efficient & effective. #LinkedInCode
  30. 30. TWEETABLE: Posting daily status updates should be one of the first things on your LinkedIn checklist. #LinkedInCode
  31. 31. TWEETABLE: Post once or twice a day on LinkedIn. Make sure you post information that is interesting to your target audience. #LinkedInCode
  32. 32. TWEETABLE: When you post on LinkedIn, always add a comment. Also ask a question, to stimulate conversation. #LinkedInCode
  33. 33. TWEETABLE: Share your posts directly from your blog on LinkedIn with social sharing buttons. #LinkedInCode
  34. 34. TWEETABLE: One of the first things you want to do each day on LinkedIn is to accept new connection requests. #LinkedInCode
  35. 35. TWEETABLE: When you connect with a new person on LinkedIn it’s a win-win, you both expand your network. #LinkedInCode
  36. 36. TWEETABLE: Search results on LinkedIn are limited to 1st, 2nd, 3rd degree connections & group members. Be sure to grow your network. #LinkedInCode
  37. 37. TWEETABLE: After you accept a connection request, you should send your new connection a welcome message. #LinkedInCode
  38. 38. TWEETABLE: Make an effort to regularly build your network, connecting prospects, clients and strategic partners. #LinkedInCode
  39. 39. TWEETABLE: Set a target for the number of prospects to reach out to on LinkedIn everyday – be consistent. #LinkedInCode Send me a personalized connection request to: Linkedin.com/in/MelonieDodaro
  40. 40. TWEETABLE: When people view your profile, it is a chance to connect. No need to say "I saw you viewed my profile". #LinkedInCode
  41. 41. TWEETABLE: If a prospect sends you a LinkedIn connection request, reply with a thank you message that provides them with value! #LinkedInCode
  42. 42. TWEETABLE: You need to monitor & engage with your LinkedIn network on a regular basis. #LinkedInCode
  43. 43. TWEETABLE: Review the discussions in Groups you belong to and look for opportunities to engage & add value. #LinkedInCode
  44. 44. TWEETABLE: You should review your LinkedIn notifications daily for engagement opportunities. #LinkedInCode
  45. 45. TWEETABLE: Introduce your LinkedIn connections to each other.This invokes the law of reciprocity & expands your network. #LinkedInCode Get MoreTips OnTwitter At: @MelonieDodaro
  46. 46. TWEETABLE: You can search for prospects on LinkedIn using LinkedIn's Advanced Search and LinkedIn Groups. #LinkedInCode
  47. 47. TWEETABLE: Pay attention to the people your contacts are connecting with, especially if they are competitors. #LinkedInCode
  48. 48. TWEETABLE: Each week reach out and share content with some of your hottest prospects on LinkedIn. #LinkedInCode
  49. 49. TWEETABLE: If you come across content that would be a good fit for one of your LinkedIn connections, send it. #LinkedInCode
  50. 50. TWEETABLE: If you find a great article, send it to individual connections that would benefit from reading it. #LinkedInCode
  51. 51. TWEETABLE: Do not try to sell or pitch new connections.This is the fastest way to KILL a potential relationship. #LinkedInCode
  52. 52. TWEETABLE: I highly recommend you grow an email list to complement your LinkedIn lead generation efforts. #LinkedInCode
  53. 53. TWEETABLE: To convert a prospect into a client, move the relationship off-line. #LinkedInCode
  54. 54. TWEETABLE: Social Selling is first and foremost relational - it’s SOCIAL media not sales media. #LinkedInCode
  55. 55. TWEETABLE: Social selling requires a time investment, but the Return on Investment (ROI) justifies it. #LinkedInCode Get MoreTips OnTwitter At: @MelonieDodaro
  56. 56. TWEETABLE: LinkedIn Privacy settings are for your protection but be sure not to close yourself off. #LinkedInCode
  57. 57. TWEETABLE: 3 Major Premium LinkedIn Features: Advanced Search Function,Who's viewed your Profile & InMail. #LinkedInCode
  58. 58. TWEETABLE: The EXTRA Advanced Search Options are one main differences between FREE & Paid accounts on LinkedIn. #LinkedInCode
  59. 59. TWEETABLE: You can manage your LinkedIn relationships adding relevant tags to keep them organized. #LinkedInCode
  60. 60. TWEETABLE: Create “saved searches” on LinkedIn & you’ll get weekly updates of people that match that search. #LinkedInCode
  61. 61. TWEETABLE: When sending connection requests on a mobile device, make sure you go to their profile to send it, so you can personalize it. #LinkedInCode Send me a personalized connection request to: Linkedin.com/in/MelonieDodaro
  62. 62. TWEETABLE: With a free LinkedIn account you see the last 5 people who viewed your profile, with a paid account you can see them all. #LinkedInCode Get MoreTips OnTwitter At: @MelonieDodaro
  63. 63. TO RECEIVE MORETIPS LIKETHIS FOLLOW ME ON: REMEMBER: Don’t just collect connections… Build Relationships! /MelonieDodaro @MelonieDodaro @MelonieDodaro /MelonieDodaro /MelonieDodaro v

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