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7 Steps to Creating a Powerful 30-Second Elevator Pitch

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If you have a career of any kind, you need a 30-second elevator pitch (some call it an elevator speech or a value proposition). An elevator pitch is a roughly 30-second sound bite – a response to the question, “Tell me about yourself” or “What do you do?”

Here are the short cuts to creating a powerful 30-second elevator pitch…   

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How to Get LinkedIn Profile Views from the Right People

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People on LinkedIn are consistently interested in learning how they can get LinkedIn profile views from the right people.

First, it’s important to identify what the “right” people would look like—in other words, determine who you actually want to meet…   

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Personal Network Growth Doesn’t Have to Be Painful or Difficult

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Personal network growth can be difficult. Meeting new people is a challenge even for the most seasoned professionals. It often makes you feel uncomfortable. 

But growing your network doesn’t have to be this way. There is an alternative to meeting people face to face…   

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Searching Connections on LinkedIn Just Got Much Easier

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If you’re like me, you really appreciate receiving referrals from people in your network, but it’s not easy to ask the open-ended question…

“Who in my network could help me find a job?”   

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An Authentic LinkedIn Profile: More than Just Bragging

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As a guy who looks at probably a hundred profiles each week, I can definitively tell you that most people are not displaying and sharing enough information.

This puts them at a distinct disadvantage when someone is comparing them to others in the same or similar position…   

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How to Make Quality Connections Within Your LinkedIn Target Audience

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What percentage of your connections are in your LinkedIn target audience?

If you strategically improve the quality of your LinkedIn network by connecting with people in your LinkedIn target audience, you’ll be better positioned to enhance your brand, find a job, assist your favorite nonprofit, or grow your business.   

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