10 Top Tips To Raise Your Linkedin Profile And Increase Your Business For 2015

December 19, 2014 |  by  |  Linkedin Blog

Are you looking for more business from your industry?Business Growth

Do you want to increase your product sales in 2015 and the future?

If you are a professional in any industry and you are looking for increased sales then you simply can’t afford to have a mediocre Linkedin profile.

Why?

The answer is simple. Over 330 million business focused people are active members on Linkedin. There is a trend towards viewing lots of Linkedin profiles for pre-purchase decision making and pre- buying intelligence.

It is incredibly important to have an ‘all-star’ profile if you are looking to use the Linkedin platform or Linkedin experts to help you find a new job or contractual work.

Why?

Because just like your CV, your Linkedin profile can come under serious scrutiny by prospective clients and/or customers.

Linkedin is the new ‘hunting ground’ for recruitment, talent spotting agencies and professional head hunters. We all know first impressions matter, especially in the business world. So make your Linkedin profile first impression count by being an ‘all-star’ professional.

In contemporary business networking if you want to be found, you need to develop and control your personal profile information in one primary location. The best location for business professionals has to be Linkedin.

10 Top Tips

  1. Finish your Linkedin profile to ‘all-star’ completion. Use Linkedin regularly and include a recent photograph.
  2. Lavish key words and phrases into every one of your Linkedin profile scripts
  3. Use 50% of your invitations to connect with others who have more than 500 first level Linkedin profile connections
  4. Sign up to a minimum of 45 of the 50 Linkedin groups available to you. Posting sector relevant messages once a week on every group. Leave any underperforming groups.
  5. Ensure you have a minimum of 3 Linkedin profile recommendations shown on your profile page. You are much more likely to be found in search listings this way.
  6. Use every one of your 3,000 Linkedin profile invitations that you are given as a new member.
  7. Use Linkedin to change and add new short updates on your Linkedin profile page at least once a week.Black Belt Power Network
  8. Use the Linkedin Advanced Search facility to connect with people from your industry.
  9. Once you have reached 500 Linkedin profile connections, join the Black Belt POWER networkers group and become a LION Linkedin Open Networker.
  10. Hire a Linkedin marketing specialist consultant to optimise and write everything for your profile.
Dr. Mark D. Yates

Dr. Mark D. Yates is a global #1 LinkedIn consultancy business growth specialist, LinkedIn speaker, LinkedIn Sign & LinkedIn training instructor & CEO of Link Business Marketing Ltd. If you need to hire a LinkedIn expert to help you gain profitable business growth, contact him. Tel: UK 0203 390 2013 Email: drmarkdyates@aol.com, connect with him on LinkedIn & Twitter You can view & download his dynamic independent LinkedIn training program at: linkedinswat.co.uk.

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