How LinkedIn Can Help Grow Your Business

LinkedIn

LinkedIn has been around for some time now and, boy, have they grown. Looking back just four years, LinkedIn had 250 million members where today that number is around 562 million. That is more than double the subscribers in a short space of time.

Not only is it one of the most popular social media networks, it’s also one of the top performing B2B channels. For individuals in any business, having a page to showcase your work experience is essential to increase your business exposure. Once you get more familiar with the app, you’ll never look back. Continue reading

Tips For A Successful Social Media Strategy

social media strategy

A successful social media strategy is at the heart of digital marketing. It’s no surprise then that social media is one of the most powerful marketing tools to date. With so many customers and prospects on social media, it’s time to start engaging with them where they are. It’s no longer a part-time task and should be considered a vital business function for lead generation, nurturing and networking. Here are some important tips on developing a social media strategy suitable for you and your customers. Continue reading

Save Your LinkedIn Data Before It’s Too Late

LinkedIn DataWhilst, LinkedIn announced back in September that very soon there are going to be some major changes, it looks now that those changes are not only imminent but could have a big impact on your existing data.

Should you be scared?

I remember not so long ago how LinkedIn, without warning, wiped out several years of hard work for us and our clients when we had built-up a high ‘expertise ranking’ through answering questions on LinkedIn when they were removed and eventually replaced with endorsements.

Similarly, I’m sure many of you will recall when recommendations on company pages were wiped out without much notice (April 2014). Luckily we wrote an article at the time and grabbed several years testimonials and placed them here and others did the same to avoid losing that data forever!

I’m not scaremongering for the sake of it, as I believe that during the ten years we have been active on LinkedIn it has been a major source of leads for us and our clients and that’s why I think it is worth taking action now. Continue reading

Marketing Automation and Social Selling

Marketing Automation and Social Selling

Marketing Automation and Social Selling

Social Selling is no longer a new buzzword, instead of introducing a completely new idea to people when talking about it we are simply discussing another technique for hitting targets. Marketing Automation and Social Selling are both far more powerful when combined with one another. With Marketing Automation now affordable for most SMEs it’s the perfect time to illustrate how the two go together.  Continue reading