To Build a LinkedIn Network, Talk to Strangers

To Build a LinkedIn Network, Talk to Strangers

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!In a previous post, “Are You Making This Basic LinkedIn Mistake?” I asked “Are you making the mistake of having a LinkedIn network mainly made up of friends,...
Are You Making This Basic LinkedIn Mistake?

Are You Making This Basic LinkedIn Mistake?

Are you making the mistake of having a LinkedIn network mainly made up of friends, colleagues, and industry peers? It’s easy enough to do. It’s the path of least resistance. But it’s not smart. Because building a LinkedIn network exclusively or...

Who Sees Your Blog Posts on LinkedIn?

A client asked the other day, “Who actually sees what I post on the LinkedIn publishing platform?” This was referring to the blog posts we can now publish directly on LinkedIn, as distinct from updates we might post with links to blog posts on our own...

How to Post to the LinkedIn Publishing Platform

The LinkedIn Publishing Platform Early last year, LinkedIn opened its publishing platform – its blog, if you will – to all English-speaking members and more recently (Jan 2015) signalled that members speaking other languages would also have access....

Become a Thought Leader with Blogging – Part 2

In the first post of this two part series, I shared some thoughts about using blogging to establish or promote yourself as a thought leader. For that I focused on what some would see as a group unlikely to be persuaded to blog, CEOs. In this second post of the series...

Become a Thought Leader with Blogging – Part 1

A Big Moment in San Francisco, 2003 Twelve years ago, at a Coachville conference in San Francisco, one of the sessions that had a big impact on my business and my life was titled “Become an e-Celebrity with Blogging”. It was a lightbulb moment. Not that I wanted to be...