Tag Archive: LinkedIn

10 Steps To Be A LinkedIn MVP – Most Viewed Profile

LinkedIn MVP - Most Viewed Profile

Do you know how to be the MVP – Most Viewed Profile – on the LinkedIn All Star Team? Yes, it’s easy to earn a spot on the All-Star LInkedIn team. However, in this time where it seems like everyone wins a spot on the team, you can take home the BIG trophy by fine-tuning your LinkedIn profile to outperform your competition. True, there is no official MVP LinkedIn status. However, you can establish yourself as a Most Viewed Profile. Follow 10 simple strategic steps to take home the LinkedIn…
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4 Social Selling Strategies For Your Sales Playbook

While social selling has clearly taken strong hold in the B2C world, its prevalence in B2B interactions is less well established. Sure, plenty of companies have a presence on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or other social sites, but that’s a far cry from getting sales teams to use social media as a central component of their sales strategy. The question is, what best practices really work to turn social into a powerful sales tool for your business? Even more important, is the payoff worth the effort? The Rewards of Social Selling…
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10 Ultimate Steps Be A LinkedIn All-Star!

LinkedIn All Star Chuck Taylor

Have you ever dreamed of being an NBA, NFL, MLB or even LinkedIn All-Star? The first 3 teams might be hard to make, even if you think can still go pro! However, you can make the LinkedIn All Star team and move on to social stardom by following 10 key steps. It’s very important for you to be a LinkedIn All Star since it will help your brand be found and make a difference. Face it, with over 1 billion name searches on Google, you need to be able to…
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Your LinkedIn Profile Read Like a NY Times Best Seller?

LInkedIn Profiles Are LIke NYT Bestseller Books

Your LinkedIn Profile needs to be like a book on the New York Times bestseller list. In fact, it needs to read like a best-selling self-help book for you to be successful. Don’t write it like it’s your biography so a recruiter can find you. Craft it in a customer-centric way, so your readers understand how your background and skills can help them! If you write it this way, then you will both be helping yourself! Your customers, prospects, and connections are guilty of judging a ‘book’ by its cover….
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Social Selling Luddite, Laggard or Lover?

Are you a social-selling laggard, luddite or lover? If you are a laggard or luddite, then it’s time to put your beeper in the drawer, because your customers aren’t using theirs any more. If you are still cold calling with phoning, emailing or using good old-fashioned shoe leather, then your selling strategy may not prove to be successful for much longer. Avoiding adding social media to your prospecting, call preparation, customer contact or relationship building, then you are probably a social selling luddite or laggard. So, what’s a social selling…
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What’s In Your Social Selling Secret Sauce?

Social selling secret sauce

What’s in your social selling secret sauce? Do you have the social ingredients for successful cold calling on your B2B, B2C or small business prospects? McDonald’s Big Mac has its secret sauce. Jack In The Box has its secret sauce. Even my great-grandmother Michaelena had her secret sauce that she used to make her Polish golumpkis. But, as my great-grandmother Michaelena always said, “You know when your secret sauce is working when your customers come back for more!” And, we always went back for more of her golumpkis. So, what’s…
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How Can Fix Your Personal Branding?

“Mirror mirror on the wall, do I have the scariest, or least most impressive, social media branding of all?” Does this self-inquisition sound like it fits your personal social branding? It’s the beginning of the year, so it’s time to look into YOUR virtual mirror and recognize your true brand colors on social media. So, Google yourself and see if you are living in a fairytale when it comes to the strength of your brand. With 89% of all people starting their buying process with search, you need to deliver content, graphics and messaging…
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10 Killer Social Media & Social Selling Infographics

Social media and social selling infographics can cut a long story short in a very visual and illustrative way. It’s true that a picture is worth a thousand words. So, here are MarketingThink.com’s 10 most popular 2013 infographics that are worth at least 10,000 words! 10 Best Social Media & Social Selling Infographics How To Build The Perfect Tweet This infographic has been translated in German, Danish, Swedish, Spanish by passionate MarketingThink readers. Use this no-nonsense approach to creating a tweet to connect with the people and businesses you want to…
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Social Selling for Sales Leaders: How Social Selling Works

This post originally was posted on HootSuite’s blog by Brian Bailard and was partially based on using their social selling interaction with me, Gerry Moran.   In part 1, I defined social selling as the use of social media by salespeople to generate revenue. In this post, we’ll walk through how one of your salespeople would do social selling. We’ll start with an overview of the biggest social networks, then explore a social selling example to see how it works in practice. To learn how social selling can boost revenue across your…
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LinkedIn Power Require Great Social Selling Responsibility

LinkedIn is the key social selling tool in every seller’s toolkit. Because you can use LinkedIn to reach anyone in the world directly, does not mean you should. LinkedIn gives us the social selling super power to reach out to almost anyone on earth that is on the Web. And when it comes to connecting on LinkedIn, it’s like Spiderman’s uncle said to his nephew, Peter Parker, “With great power comes great responsibility.” We all should be using LinkedIn with some more responsibility before we make that first sales or…
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