*Original post published to LinkedIn on May 11th, 2015.
Since my journey began as a publisher on this platform, I have had the great fortune of getting to know several of the world’s top contributors to social media. These professionals routinely publish their insights to LinkedIn and many other platforms. Each one of them have added tremendously valuable insights to my career and provided me daily inspiration. Recently, I reached out to them and asked them to send me their top tips so that I could share them to my readers. Here is what they came up with. I hope you find as much value as I have from these amazing professionals!
If you like these tips, make sure to click where it says <Click to Tweet> at the end of each tip that you like. Doing so will auto-populate a tweet that will allow you to share the tip with your network. It also lets the author know that you appreciate their work!
LinkedIn Expert & Author: LinkedIn Marketing Hour a Day | International Keynote Speaker | Forbes Top 20 Most Influential
Tag your connections for easy segmentation and engagement. @LinkedInExpert <Click to Tweet>
Data Analytics | Strategy, Finance, Operations & Sales || Forbes Columnist | HuffPost Contributor
My mom’s gem of advice: Focus on what is of great value to others but less cost to you. I call it “Art of #Giving” @KarthRajan <Click to Tweet>
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Int’l Career Success Coach, Speaker, Leadership Trainer & Writer helping women build rewarding, impactful careers. Forbes Contributor.
Write from the heart and spirit about what matters deeply to you. That’s what will build your authentic and loyal following. @KathyCaprino <Click to Tweet>
Director & Founder of MBA Caribbean Organisation
To stand out: Be Original. Be Disruptive. Be Creative. Don’t be afraid to be You! Always bring Excellence with the focus of Adding Value.” @MbaCaribbeanOrg <Click to Tweet>
Global Head of Social Media & Content | Forbes Top 40 Social Marketing Talent | Speaker | Social Selling Strategist
Respond To Every Invite or Acceptance With A Personalized Response With Links To Your Content.” @GerryMoran <Click to Tweet>
International #1 Bestselling Author of The LinkedIn Code ♦ LinkedIn Expert ♦ Keynote Speaker ♦ Social Selling Evangelist
If you want to succeed using #LinkedIn, don’t collect connections…build relationships. via @MelonieDodaro <Click to Tweet>
Marketing, Messaging, and Branding Strategist
Show people the real you, not the “job interview you” @dmckissen <Click to Tweet>
Senior Director, Marketing & Communications at OpiaTalk | Huffington Post Contributor
Write about what pisses you off – that’s your passion. Believe in the power of your voice. You matter.” @melaniebcurtin <Click to Tweet>
Service Improvement Manager (ITIL CSI) at NEC Group ■ Technology Blog Writer
Avoid self-promotion and engage with your audience/network to offer helpful content and bring value to build valuable relationships.” @neilhughes <Click to Tweet>
Transforming the Way Professionals Grow Their Business Through LinkedIn & Social Selling ▶
Before a client meeting, look up on @LinkedIn who they know that you’d like to meet and ask for introductions” #socialsales @socialsaleslink <Click to Tweet>
Now please join in on the fun! Provide your social networking tips below, and I will make sure to Tweet them out!
About the Author: John White is the Chief Marketing Officer at Social Marketing Solutions, the LinkedIn group owner of Publishers and Bloggers, MBA candidate, and contributor to Dice Tech News, CareerToolbox, Linked Into Business, and more.
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