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How to Spark Meaningful Engagement on LinkedIn

Engage on Linkedin

Maybe you’re falling short of your expectations on LinkedIn. Maybe the calls and email aren’t flooding in. And that is 100 percent normal. The fact is, most people who view your profile are not ready to call you, email you, or buy what you are selling after just one look at your profile. Which means the goal of your LinkedIn profile should be to move them closer to engaging with you. And to do that, you must include information in your profile that shows you are good at what you do; that you are an expert in your field. You must   

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Want to Make Better LinkedIn Connections? Get Personal

Get Personal

Nearly every day, I receive (and send) many connection requests through LinkedIn. And I continue to be surprised that the large majority of those who wish to connect fail to personalize the message!

Now, let me first explain first that I don’t normally get too upset with this. I’m fully aware that LinkedIn mobile apps don’t let the user provide any personalization…   

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5 Reasons Employers Don’t Like Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

5 Reasons Recruiters Don

You’ve jumped all over LinkedIn… and yet the results rank right in between slim and none. Recruiters simply aren’t finding you. Why? When trying to be found, what mistakes should you avoid? Which sections of your profile actually show up in search results, and should be optimized at every opportunity? This terrific infographic from LinkedIn.in30Minutes.com answers those questions – and much more. Take a look, and then decide: how will you improve your LinkedIn profile today?      

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30 Things College Students Should be Doing on LinkedIn Right Now

linkedin college

I received a question from a member of YouTern’s community, #InternPro:

“What do I put in my LinkedIn profile if I’m only a student? And what do I do there?”

In response, and because I know this isn’t the only person with this question, here are 30 things every student should be doing on LinkedIn right now…   

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