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June 4th, 2012

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Marketing with LinkedIn By Ian Levenson on June 4th, 2012

· It all starts with having an attractive profile. Focus on building the “Know, Like, Trust factor”, not on selling your goods. People must know, like and trust you before they purchase any of your items. · Setup your network. Through the "Contacts/Add Connections" button you can do that easily. LinkedIn has since evolved and has established a world of opportunities for small businesses. · A basic plan won't cost you a cent. Normally, all employees will just register for their individual accounts and then follow the company's primary page. · This website is associated to other social media websites. Compared to Facebook though, LinkedIn is more restrictive when it comes to adding photos and links. Through personal status updates and posting links, you can link to other social media outlets. · Individual connections: Put a Name to a Face. In a technology-driven world where individual relations are the key to minimal business, LinkedIn adds a personal touch to business.

With the never-ending number of social networking websites that have surfaced recently, trying to select one for your business can be a daunting task. But let me give you an inside tip, LinkedIn is number one site for businessmen. Before we go through all of the details and information let me just tell you, LinkedIn is not made to add friends and swap experiences and snapshots, but rather, to form new business connections. Basically, marketing via LinkedIn follows a different set of guidelines. It will be very complicated at first since most business owners cannot fully comprehend the importance a LinkedIn Marketing Strategy. They don't designate the right budget and fail to gather the resources necessary. In the past 5 years, LinkedIn has done wonders for small business globally. Here are a couple of reasons why you should try your luck with this website: · Top of the list, marketing via LinkedIn is free or at some cases, considerably low cost. · As soon as you've established a marketing strategy, updating pages will be a snap. · LinkedIn has a wide reach; it can extend marketing to audience from other parts of the world. · Through personal connections and B2B, even small businesses can network.

· Applications! To secure marketing via LinkedIn becomes a success you must publish relevant information regarding your company. · Connect with other groups. This may be the way to promote your company in LinkedIn. Be part of groups which have a connection to the industry you're under. Participate in discussions and share your opinions. Then, observe the sudden rise in the number of your profile views! There are even groups that will show you how to market your business effectively on the site. · Sell your talent. This separates LinkedIn from social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Employees form a company. Utilize LinkedIn to showcase employees’ talents. The moment you've followed the steps outlined above, you will be closer to reaping the benefits of the LinkedIn Marketing Strategy. Start defining your goals, think of the people in the best position to help you reach those goals and then use LinkedIn Marketing techniques PROACTIVELY to find them. To completely illustrate the Unique Selling Proposition of a company, every small business must incorporate this media tool. But really, the only predicament you will encounter regarding LinkedIn marketing will be increasing your number of followers. Employees, Most importantly top management, must to be involved. Update regularly, participate in discussions and use analytics to track performance.

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June 4th, 2012

Published by: seychellelugo

On a final note, LinkedIn Marketing is a process which isn't focused on income generation but building relationships with other businesses. You must know that networking is imperative. Use this article and educate yourself on the basics of LinkedIn Marketing and I'm sure you'll do just fine.

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