Are you showcasing your experience on LinkedIn?

The experience section is a really important part of your LinkedIn profile and gives you the chance to showcase just what you’re made of.  For each company you’ve worked at (and that of course includes where you are now), you have 2,000 characters to play with – use them wisely.   I use these four…

Is your LinkedIn Summary selling you

First and foremost – never leave your summary section blank.  This is your opportunity to tell the world who you are and why you do what you do. You need to really sell yourself and you’ve got 2,000 characters to get people buying!  The first few sentences of your summary are so important. They need…

How contactable are you on LinkedIn

  First things first, this section is now found at the top of your profile under your headline and location.  It’s really important you fill out this section as much as possible so that your LinkedIn network can easily contact you.  It’s worth noting that this entire section is indexed by Google.   At the…

Does your LinkedIn headline have the X-Factor

Here’s the challenge. You have 120 characters to use and with those, you have to do these three things: Firstly – Describe what you do. Ask yourself how will people find you via the LinkedIn search function? Perhaps via your job title, or in a more general way? Whatever you choose, you have to be…

The one thing which improved my confidence on LinkedIn

Everything you’ve ever wanted is sitting on the other side of fear – George Addair   Many entrepreneurs and professionals are intimidated by LinkedIn and lack confidence in how to connect and put their best foot forward.  In my experience a lot of it stems from the fact that most people quickly set up a social…

26 Ways To Network on LinkedIn

How much do you use LinkedIn to grow your business or professional presence? If the answer’s “not much” you’re not alone. Many people stay away from using LinkedIn in a meaningful way because they’re not quite sure what to do. For instance, how should you connect with new people? And once you’ve connected, what should…

4 Things Every Would-Be Social Media Influencer Needs To Know

Social Media is where it’s at. We all know that. It’s where news breaks, trends emerge and presidential figures flex their political muscle. Once a handy tool for connecting with friends and colleagues, social media has evolved from being merely a communication tool. With increasing amounts of information being fed through social media, it’s where…

25 Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile.  You must be doing something right. Before you become too complacent, please ask yourself the following questions. Am I really leveraging LinkedIn to its full effect? Am I using LinkedIn strategically to grow my Personal Brand?   Having an ‘All Star’ profile can simply mean that you…