Now you can publish a professional blog on LinkedIn too!

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Consulting, marketing, resources, strategy | 0 comments

You’re invited! And you’re invited! Yes, you’re invited too! It’s true! Congratulations just might be in order because the word on the street is that LinkedIn has opened the floodgates, and if you’re a LinkedIn member, you can most likely get a professional blog (plog) on LinkedIn like mine! Here’s the post I wrote a few weeks ago about getting into the Beta and here’s the latest scoop straight from LinkedIn’s Help Center: If you’ve been given publishing capabilities, you can start writing directly from your LinkedIn homepage. In...

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Are you ready to become an Influencer on LinkedIn?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Consulting, strategy | 0 comments

Recently, LinkedIn officially announced LinkedIn Publisher and is eventually making the possibility of becoming an “Influencer”  available to all members with an itch to blog, share their stories, inspire others, and, well, become content curators for their topic(s) of choice. Mine, for example, are networking as part of your marketing strategy, maximizing LinkedIn and professional/personal branding in today’s social world. Do you have it in you to become an  Influencer on LinkedIn?  Today, the Influencer Program already has 500+ participants, and about 25K beta testers...

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5 Most Popular Posts of 2013: LinkedIn Tips and more

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in Consulting, strategy | 0 comments

Well, 2013 is almost a wrap and, to sum up a pretty great year, I’m sharing my top 5 articles/posts of 2013. You loved (and shared) them the first time, so here they are one more time — I hope you enjoy! Happy, Happy New Year! 10 of My Favorite Quotes About Networking 7 Savvy Networking Tips The 10 Things I Do on LinkedIn Each and Every Week 3 Simple Steps to Get Started With a Company Page on LinkedIn 3 Things You Should Do On LinkedIn Sooner Rather Than Later P.S. Last chance to take advantage of $50 off 2013 prices for a 2 hr personalized Boost Your Brand on LinkedIn session....

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Even Al Roker Gets Overwhelmed By LinkedIn

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Consulting, strategy | 0 comments

It’s true. Even Al Roker, the weatherman for NBC’s TODAY show, gets overwhelmed by LinkedIn. Actually, on Dec 11, 2013, and during the very chatty 3rd hour of TODAY, a segment aired about the most overused words on LinkedIn. And in it, he shared that he finds LinkedIn “annoying” and “overused.” [VIDEO] To be exact, first, he said he found the unsolicited invites from people he knew annoying and that they should just call him. And then, after Natalie (Morales) was finally able to read the list of the words in question, he piped in again saying he had...

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Time for Your Leave Behind List for 2013

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in strategy | 0 comments

It’s officially time to start making a list of the things you’d like to leave behind in 2013! As I shared a few years ago, my husband and I adopted a very helpful year-end tradition that has proven to be both effective and fun. For us, and other folks that aren’t fans of a new years resolution list, making a list of the things we’d like to leave behind from 2013 allows us to create space for the things we really want to have in our lives in the New Year. We usually start our lists over the Thanksgiving Day weekend and then add to them up until New Year’s Eve....

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3 Simple Steps to Get Started With a Company Page on LinkedIn

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Consulting, networking, strategy | 0 comments

Company pages on LinkedIn aren’t just for companies like Cisco, Chase or Facebook. And if you haven’t added a company page for your business on LinkedIn you’re missing out. When you have a Company Page set up on LinkedIn you can not only share news about and promote your business, you can create a way for those not quite ready to buy your product or service to stay informed without having to commit in any way whatsoever. Followers of your page don’t need to provide their email or “connect” formally. (And, yes, I know many of us want email addresses, but...

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