Tag Archives: LinkedIn

Four Tips to Give You a Boost on LinkedIn

Four Tips to Give You a Boost on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most effective tools on the web for business networking. Are you a LinkedIn user? Would you like to have more engagement and make more quality connections there? Like all social media platforms, there is more to using LinkedIn than just signing up and completing your profile. Assuming you have aContinue Reading

Open Internet, Insert Foot–Avoiding Social Media Blunders

Open Internet, Insert Foot–Avoiding Social Media Blunders

There is a story of a woman who loved to gossip. Her words caused much damage to her neighbors, but eventually she realized the error of her ways and she went to the village priest to ask forgiveness and how she could make amends. The priest gave the woman a bag of feathers and toldContinue Reading

Think Before You Post: Avoiding the TMI Trap

Think Before You Post: Avoiding the TMI Trap

How much is too much? What is the divide between public and private in the online world? Where is the line between sharing and TMI? How do you know when you’re about to cross that line that will get you unfriended and unfollowed en masse? If you are using social media to build your business—orContinue Reading

Are you using LinkedIn effectively to build your business?

Are you using LinkedIn effectively to build your business?

LinkedIn is often referred to as the “Facebook of Business” but it is so much more than that. There is some social aspect to LinkedIn. You can send messages through LinkedIn, carry on conversations through groups and use the Update feature much like a Twitter or Facebook post. The focus on LinkedIn, though, is clearlyContinue Reading

Building Your Business Network with LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the best and most effect ways to build a business network online today.  Many people do not use LinkedIn, however, because they don’t understand how it works or what it is. I frequently receive comments like “it’s only for job hunters,” “I don’t want people selling me things” “I’m already onContinue Reading

The Most Useful Social Media Tool Ever

I admit it. I LOVE social media.  I have accounts all over the web:  Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Empire Avenue, Klout,  StumbleUpon and probably a few others that I don’t even remember I have.  I’m pretty active on all of them, some of them more than others.  When I’m not reading and posting, I’mContinue Reading