26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

Webbiquity

Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. How can individuals use LinkedIn most effectively, whether for personal branding, job seeking or networking?

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. So how can companies most successfully use LinkedIn to generate more leads and sales? What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group?

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6 New LinkedIn Features You May Have Missed

Hubspot

If you’ve logged into LinkedIn over the past few weeks, you may have noticed something different. Actually, everything is different, because LinkedIn completely overhauled its desktop site. However, LinkedIn members aren’t actually spending much time on the site.

Social Sleuthing: Who is Sharing Your Content: Twitter & LinkedIn Edition

Digital B2B Marketing

Here are ways you can find out who is sharing your content, and in some cases how much traffic each share is driving, on Twitter and LinkedIn. Some of the approaches here use Google Analytics or WordPress statistics, the measurement solutions I use here on B2B Digital Marketing.

Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool

ScribbleLive

In September, Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans published a Google Analytics chart of his blog traffic spanning back to 2010 when he launched it. And then there’s LinkedIn. LinkedIn members are primed for reading business-related content.

A Definitive Guide to Using Facebook Insights for Your Business

Vertical Response

Facebook has multiple metrics and analytics to help you with your marketing efforts. For example, Facebook Page Insights provides information about the content you share on your Facebook Page. Now, Facebook is rolling out its Audience Insights tool.

5 Brands with Highly Successful LinkedIn Marketing Strategies

Content Standard

With 450 million users , LinkedIn is a powerful platform for brands looking to recruit top talent, generate leads, or shore up brand awareness. And given the current social media landscape, it’s no wonder many brands are doubling down on their LinkedIn marketing strategies.

Content Shock is here. Now what?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Organic reach on Facebook and other platforms has dropped precipitously for most brands, while spending to promote and boost on those channels has risen dramatically. Insights on content sharing and distribution trends being dictated by Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google.

10 Groups to Join on LinkedIn if You’re in Marketing

Act-On

With over 450 million users in 200 countries, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. From growing your business connections, learning best practices, and staying up to date on trends, LinkedIn is a one-stop-shop for marketers looking to advance their skills and career.

What, How, and When to Measure Your LinkedIn Marketing

Content Standard

LinkedIn can be a powerful marketing and lead generation tool, particularly for B2B marketers. But, without a strategy for analyzing your LinkedIn marketing efforts, it’s impossible to know whether you’re on the right track or whether you need to shift course.

Four profound marketing megatrends for 2016 and beyond

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Analytics — A simple social media dashboard is not enough to win in this environment. ” I believe the cost/benefit of this formula is shifting and we will need to adjust our strategies and submit to the powerful forces of Facebook and the other social platforms.

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15 Tips for Getting the Most From LinkedIn Groups

Paul Gillin

I spend a lot of time in LinkedIn groups and have learned a bit about maximizing their potential as conversation-starters. The best way to provoke discussion on LinkedIn is to ask questions. LinkedIn is the only major social network that doesn’t permit brands to interact as members. LinkedIn gives you 120 characters for a headline, which is pretty generous. There Are Three Parts Of Any LinkedIn Post. Facebook is more playful than LinkedIn.

What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?

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With organic reach on Facebook declining for most businesses and content saturation occurring for many industry verticals, this is certainly a vital topic. LinkedIn connections. Facebook fans. LinkedIn connections. Facebook. LinkedIn connections. Facebook.

Four marketing mega trends nobody’s talking about

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The social media dead-end — Facebook, LinkedIn and the others don’t want links any more. Now the good news: A lot of private information that used to be in text messaging is now in the hands of the Facebook overlords. facebookBy Mark Schaefer.

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LinkedIn Now Testing Facebook-Style Mentions, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week

Hubspot

LinkedIn Is Rolling Out Facebook-Style Linked Mentions of People and Companies in Status Updates, From The Next Web. Just like it would with Twitter or Facebook, when you begin to mention a name or company, a drop-down menu appears with your options.

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Infer Infuses Microsoft Power BI with Predictive Intelligence to Deliver Next-Generation Sales Analytics

Infer

Press Release: New Analytics Bring Unprecedented Pipeline Transparency to Best-in-Class Business Intelligence. a leading provider of predictive technologies that help companies win more customers, today launched a new sales analytics package for Microsoft Power BI.

8 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2010

Webbiquity

Which tools and plugins are really useful for extending the capabilities of Google Analytics (GA)? What common analytics mistakes should you avoid? How can you use GA to track visits to a Facebook page? 5 Simple Google Analytics Tips You Should Be Using by The Daily SEO Blog.

Four overlooked B2B marketing ideas you can use now

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Ok, I’ll say it: Facebook Advertising! Too many B2B marketers are still avoiding Facebook. It’s time for B2B marketers to get over our hangups with Facebook. I’m including Facebook here because it is such an untapped opportunity in many B2B organizations.

Get the Most out of Social Media Marketing with New LinkedIn Analytics

Content Standard

LinkedIn recently announced the launch of new analytics tools for social media marketing professionals—tools that promise to bring more data and insight into the process of positioning you or your brand as thought leadership.

Buy domain names for all your pages, products, and services

Biznology

Infomercials and commercials have become smart. They’ve always given viewers unique promo codes 800-numbers, and “tell the operator you saw us on WXYZ.”

What Web Analytics Don’t Tell You

Modern Marketing

by Nick Dennis | Tweet this Marketers love web analytics. Thanks to analytics we know how are sites and content are performing now – not just a month or quarter from now. But as valuable as these analytics can be, they only feed you numbers in the aggregate. With that in mind, I’ve drawn up a sampling of analytics we have today and where they fall short. Analytics are providing the kind of insight marketers would have begged for not all that long ago.

LinkedIn Launches "Content Marketing Score" and Trending Topics Site

Hubspot

Today, LinkedIn introduced two tools to help make your social media marketing a bit smarter: Content Marketing Score and Trending Content. LinkedIn''s new Content Marketing Score will help arm you with the data you need to help grow your company''s presence on Linkedin.

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Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

delicious b2bmarketing

Why are social analytics so important? link] Research Report: A Framework for Social Analytics | Thought Experiments [.]

Internet marketing abhors a closed door so open a window

Biznology

Facebook. I have also connected my MailChimp account with Facebook, adding a Sign Up for Email Updates tab on my Facebook page as well, adding a form directly to Facebook. Summary : Never paint your visitor into a corner. Never leave your visitor hanging.

Content marketing metrics and analytics: it’s all about you

Biznology

Do your own analytics! Your decisions should be based on your analytics – data about your content and your audience. . Content Marketing analytics Content marketing linkedin marketing Measurement social media

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Am I connecting with my customers enough? 10 tips for customer outreach

Biznology

More than ever before, companies are accessible and interacting with their customers on a daily basis, whether it’s commenting on a photo of your product on their Instagram page, interacting with them on Facebook , or tracking your ROI on your last direct mail postcard coupon.

Top B2B Website Metrics to Monitor Using Google Analytics

Hinge Marketing

In Google Analytics, the graphic for pages/session looks something like this: How can you improve your pages per session ratio? In Google Analytics, the graphic for average session duration looks something like this: How can you improve your average session duration?

LinkedIn is the New B2B Media Powerhouse

Digital B2B Marketing

For B2B marketers, LinkedIn cannot be ignored. Does LinkedIn have a defensible advantage as a B2B media player as they go into an IPO? Will the advertisers driving marketing revenue (approximately one-third of LinkedIn’s revenue) see results and continue investing? Across multiple clients, LinkedIn has consistently performed well. One thing that has stood out is the engagement of LinkedIn traffic. LinkedIn has tremendous B2B data for targeting advertising.

The dashboard has finally been perfected

Biznology

I never remember to check Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, my AdSense revenue, and even what’s coming in to my Desk.com help desk inbox as it happens. Facebook Pages. Google Analytics. Google Analytics (Real Time). LinkedIn. LinkedIn Company.

Challenges To Inbound Campaign Analytics In B2B Environments – Search to Revenue™

Captora

The good news is that there are an increasing number of SaaS reporting products that connect to the various inbound channels (Google Adwords, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) This post was written by Kevin Joyce, VP Revenue Marketing Strategy at The Pedowitz Group.

Generating Leads from a Facebook Fan/Business Page Engagement Strategy

NuSpark

Facebook and B2B lead generation. Have you considered Facebook as a channel for lead generation? Yes I know the jury is still out, but you can’t deny the power of Facebook as it relates to brand building and audience reach. All Facebook pages can like related business pages.

In case you missed it, the best marketing posts of 2016

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Do you see my writing on Facebook or LinkedIn? Four ways Facebook Instant Articles will dramatically impact marketing. By Mark Schaefer. How many people read an individual blog post? I really have no idea. Are you a subscriber?

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Microsoft buys LinkedIn: the largest martech acquisition in history?

chiefmartech

Last week, Microsoft announced that it was acquiring LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 If you skeptically raised one eyebrow with that last statement, you might be thinking, “Umm, LinkedIn isn’t really a marketing technology company.” of LinkedIn’s total revenue.

You can only win search by winning social

Biznology

Robot armies of perfectly-tuned and websites, even if they control a zombie horde of blog, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ posts, don’t quite propagate the same way that true community and customer interest does.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. 2: My New Favorite Facebook Page by Inkling Media.

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10 Epic Shifts that are Re-Writing the Rules of Marketing

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I first posted this list on Facebook and it provoked some interesting comments. We’ll see experience-based KPIs and experience analytics beyond simple sentiment and customer satisfaction.” By Mark Schaefer.

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Facebook and Google Rule Advertising, and 3 Other Takeaways From the IAB’s Latest Report

Contently

Last week, Facebook announced that it had reached 1 billion mobile-only monthly users. Meanwhile, October was the first month when mobile and tablet devices accounted for more pageviews than desktops, according to analytics firm StatCounter.

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20 of the Sharpest LinkedIn Tips for Irresistible B2B Marketing

Writtent

LinkedIn doesn’t have the same mass appeal as Twitter, or the billion members of Facebook, but that’s just fine. The average income of a LinkedIn member is around $109,000 , which is consistent with its reputation as a hub for high-powered professionals and B2B decision makers.

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10 Things B2B Marketers Should be Doing on LinkedIn

Marketing Action

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet. With over 313 million members in over 200 countries, LinkedIn is a vital tool in conveying brand identity and increasing reach. Here are 10 things you should be doing on LinkedIn right now.

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Register a domain name for every event on your calendar

Biznology

Nobody wants to key in a complicated URL. When you include a domain or a URL in your advertisement, you either need to own that keyword phrase in Google search or you need to secure something much easier than bit.ly/1LIlaan 1LIlaan or www.capcitybrew.com/arlington.php to remember.