20 Expert LinkedIn Guides

Webbiquity

LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network. 7 Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking.

Why this LinkedIn Ad Works: 2 Key Tips for Success

The Point

For many B2B Marketers, advertising on LinkedIn is becoming a demand generation staple. And perhaps it’s because of that simplicity that very few LinkedIn ads, in my view as a dedicated ad watcher, take full advantage of the channel with either copy or imagery that are truly engaging.

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Are LinkedIn Groups experiencing a crisis?

Biznology

After all of the changes LinkedIn has made to groups, it’s no wonder LinkedIn users and social selling experts are questioning the value of LinkedIn groups for sales and marketing programs. What happened to LinkedIn groups? Are LinkedIn groups still worth your time?

8 Powerful Tips for Going Viral on LinkedIn Pulse

Act-On

Somebody publishes a post on LinkedIn, and nearly overnight it goes viral, soliciting massive amounts of traffic, shares, and comments — and, consequently, a sharp spike in both leads and sales. LinkedIn Pulse is proving to be a valuable place to publish content, especially for B2B marketers.

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How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]

Webbiquity

But just as creators have to up their games in terms of content quality, they’ll need to expand and enhance content promotion efforts as well in order to rise above the noise. The helpful content promotion checklist infographic below from CleverClicks is an excellent guide.

LinkedIn Has Opened the Content Marketing Floodgates

Digital B2B Marketing

LinkedIn has gone Tumblr on us and B2B content marketers are drooling. Finally, you can publish directly on LinkedIn, along with people like Bill Gates and Richard Branson. B2B Content Marketing Will Flood LinkedIn. LinkedIn doesn’t make it easy.

10 Ways to Misbehave on LinkedIn

Act-On

But LinkedIn in is a different story. Tis the season, but I beg you not to spread – or smear – political opinions on LinkedIn. Pretty much anywhere else on the web appears to be fair game (especially Twitter), but leave LinkedIn alone. LinkedIn is not Facebook.

B2B Marketing: Creative Ways to Promote your Content using LinkedIn and Twitter

Biznology

LinkedIn pen (Photo credit: TheSeafarer). Here’s a couple of creative ways to promote yourself and your content to users on Twitter and LinkedIn. B2B marketing and networking using Twitter and LinkedIn are different than traditional networking for a number of reasons.

7 Tips to Supercharge Your Content on LinkedIn Pulse

Act-On

But even the most stellar content will fall short of your goals for it if you’re not promoting it well – in the right places, at the right time. Content marketing superstars such as Jay Baer, Joe Pulizzi, and Lee Odden all leveraged LinkedIn to build their multimillion-dollar companies.

29 LinkedIn Tips for Professional Networking, Business & Marketing

Hubspot

In April, LinkedIn announced it had reached 500 million members, making it one of the most popular social networks for professionals and one of the top social networks overall. But are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential? What Is LinkedIn? About LinkedIn.

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?

How to Get Marketing Results from LinkedIn Group Discussions

B2B Marketing Traction

There is an art to getting followers and engagement on social media platforms like LinkedIn. The social media platform in question is LinkedIn. “I have a LinkedIn question. Last year I started an aggressive LinkedIn campaign. What LinkedIn changed In Groups.

What Microsoft's Acquisition Of LinkedIn Could Mean For B2B Marketers

bizible

Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn holds enormous potential for helping B2B marketers reach their audiences and improve revenue generation. Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn could mean we see sponsored ads inside Outlook.

LinkedIn Sponsored Updates: The Best B2B Social Advertising Option Yet?

Digital B2B Marketing

If so, LinkedIn’s new Sponsored Updates may just change your mind. Up until now, advertising on LinkedIn was just advertising. With great targeting options, LinkedIn was compelling, but advertising opportunities didn’t fit the increasingly social framework of LinkedIn.

How even social media & social selling experts are getting LinkedIn wrong – Part 1

Biznology

In previous posts, I shared how CMOs at Xerox, Lithium, G2Crowd, Wiley, and XOJet are getting LinkedIn wrong as they simply focused on brand awareness, reach, and filling the funnel. Most of the posts are blatant self-promotions, even though B2B buyers are calling for more value.

28 (of the) Best LinkedIn Marketing Guides of 2014

Webbiquity

As noted in several of the posts highlighted below, LinkedIn is no longer just a hangout for job-seeking professionals, who largely abandon it in between job searches. What type of content works best on LinkedIn? How can you make the most of LinkedIn groups?

3 New Promotional Product Campaign Ideas for Your B2B Marketing

B2B Marketing Traction

Are you wondering if promotional products or giveaways make a difference? Here are three thoughtful promotional campaign ideas to make your marketing stand out. 3 New Promotional Campaign Ideas. If you have a favorite promotional item idea, please share it below.

5 Tips for Creating Shareable LinkedIn Posts

Contently

Publishing a post on LinkedIn is easy. According to Content Marketing Institute’s report, “ 2016 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America ,” 94 percent of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to distribute content. Media Social Featured LinkedIn

Tips on how to use LinkedIn for Better Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Have you ever wondered about how can you use LinkedIn for better lead generation and business. I met Susan through following her writing on her blog and her work in the LinkedIn community. Brian: What inspired you to do your work with LinkedIn?

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10 Examples of Highly Impactful LinkedIn Profiles

KoMarketing Associates

Last summer I wrote about the importance LinkedIn can be for executing B2B SEO link building. And the first place to start is through your LinkedIn profile. Why LinkedIn Again? Elements of a LinkedIn Profile to Consider. Involvement in Select LinkedIn Groups.

7 Promotion Tactics to Get Your Content Seen

Act-On

And so, we have to promote our content. They spend as much money promoting a movie as they do in making it. If we spent as much money or time promoting our content as we did in making it? That’s a good volume for Twitter, but it’ll get you in trouble on LinkedIn or Facebook, where 3-4 posts a day is considered about the limit for content promotion. Stodgy old email” is better for promoting content than social media. Hire a full-time Content Promoter.

Marketing Is Personal – Emotion Beats Promotion By 2X

Marketing Insider Group

Now the CEB is helping to explain what we can do with the realization that promotional marketing and solution selling are dead with their report “ From Promotion To Emotion.” From Promotion to Emotion. I have always believed that B2B Marketing is personal.

A Simple Trick To Improve Your LinkedIn Campaign Performance

Digital B2B Marketing

If you are a B2B marketer, you are paying attention to LinkedIn. LinkedIn has become a powerhouse media company for B2B marketers , from opportunities for direct engagement (it does still have a few social media trappings) to publishing, content promotion and advertising.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile.

18 Ways to Promote Your White Paper for Lead Generation

NuSpark

How do you promote it? There are a myriad of methods to promote your white paper, generate interest, and get Google to index them for SEO. Promote your paper within your blog’s sidebar or widget. All white papers should be promoted via online press release distribution services.

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Remember LinkedIn for social media marketing

Biznology

Promoting yourself, your brand, your products, your services, and your clients via social media is what we’re about here at Biznology. LinkedIn is not just an optional social network to use when you’re either between jobs or looking for a business upgrade.

17 Ways to Promote Your White Paper for Lead Generation

NuSpark

Now you need to distribute and promote it. There is a myriad of methods to promote your white paper, generate interest, and help it climb Google’s search engine rankings. Promote your paper in your blog’s sidebar or widget or with a call to action at the end of the post.

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How to Promote Your Content Using Paid, Earned & Owned Media

Hubspot

Some people think content promotion isn’t complicated. As a result, brands that wish to rely on these tactics must have patience -- or double down on promotional efforts. The Tactics of Content Promotion. to over $20 on networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

26 Ways to Promote Your Blog Post

Marketing Action

Sure, we might do a few things to promote them (write a Facebook update, tweet a few times, send it to our email list), but often that’s about it. We’ve done a fine job on the content creation , but left most of the content promotion untouched. 50/50 Post Creation and Promotion.

How We Revamped Our LinkedIn Ad Strategy For Full-Funnel Marketing

bizible

After seeing the new and more accurate data, we knew that we had to re-think how we used our paid social channels, primarily LinkedIn. This post will walk through how we now use LinkedIn for full-funnel marketing. Building Awareness With LinkedIn Ads. linkedin

A Quick-Start Guide to Paid Content Promotion

Content Marketing Institute

If you want your #content discovered at scale, amplify its power through paid promotion, says @joderama. Below is an overview of some paid promotion opportunities content marketers should be considering, along with some helpful guidance on how to get the most value from those efforts.

30 LinkedIn Sales Triggers

Marketing Insider Group

GerryMoran.png"> GerryMoran.png" alt="30 LinkedIn Social Selling Triggers" width="729" height="550" />. Social networks, like LinkedIn, are the # 1 influencer in the final stage of the purchase process. 30 LinkedIn Sales Triggers To Help You Achieve Social Selling Success.

How to Get Started With LinkedIn's New Website Demographics

Hubspot

I don't know about you, but I have an odd fascination with LinkedIn's "Who's Viewed Your Profile" feature. Regardless of my own profile viewers, the fact remains that LinkedIn has always served as an interesting platform to digitally network, share information, recruit, and advertise.

LinkedIn: Do New Offerings Make It the King of B2B?

Digital B2B Marketing

If you are in B2B advertising, you cannot ignore LinkedIn. With great reach (#22 US site in January 2013 according to ComScore ), extensive profile data actively maintained by the audience and granular targeting options, LinkedIn is a powerhouse in the world of B2B advertising.

How to Use LinkedIn for Lead Generation

Webbiquity

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with approximately 500 million users and more than nine million companies represented. If you want to produce business leads, LinkedIn is a must in your social media marketing strategy. But just having a presence on LinkedIn isn’t enough. This is an excellent way to let businesses on LinkedIn know what your company does without doing the blatant self-promotion that everyone hates.

Why Your Employees’ LinkedIn Profiles Should Be Part of Your B2B Marketing Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

We’ve covered the benefits of using LinkedIn for B2B marketing before, but many companies fail to see the benefits of helping employees with their own profiles. This is why it’s important to make sure all employees know the basics of a good LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn Pulse.

How We Drive Quality Leads With Ungated Content On LinkedIn

bizible

LinkedIn is a powerful place to market to a business audience. Every B2B persona should include job titles and professional skills, which happens to perfectly match LinkedIn’s targeting options. When B2B marketers run paid media campaigns, the content they promote is typically gated.

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How B2B Marketers Create and Promote White Papers That Convert

KoMarketing Associates

From the report: “Among the content types, distribution formats, and social media platforms that respondents use, they rated ebooks/white papers, email, and LinkedIn as most effective at helping their organizations achieve specific objectives.” Doing so will allow those outside your promotion circle to discover the content and move down the funnel. Be sure to link back to the landing page as you promote the white paper on social media and other channels. Promote.

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Self-Promotion: 3 Ways to Do It Right

Modern B2B Marketing

Self-Promotion is Self-Preservation. That’s where self-promotion comes in. Attitudes towards self-promotion have changed in recent years, as people have come to recognize that it’s a self-preservation strategy. Get Others to Promote You.

IT buyers are calling for a change in how you market & sell to them on LinkedIn

Biznology

According to LinkedIn ‘s report “The Social Bridge to the IT Committee,” B2B buyers seek insights and conversations with vendors on social media. So IT buyers are willing to reveal themselves and engage with B2B sales and marketing leaders on LinkedIn.