One of the best ways to gain visibility and prove your experience is to write about it. Not everyone is a great writer, but if you do have those skills, this is the perfect opportunity to flaunt them! You may not have the energy to start a blog to show your expertise, but what is your excuse for not using the LinkedIn publishing platform?
Would you be thrilled if I invited you to a networking event with a roomful of fellow alumni who are directly in your target audience? Well, I can do better than that. You can stay in your jammies and still have direct access to all of those valuable fellow alums—and it’s free! In this second article of my five-part “winning LinkedIn strategies for 2020 that you may not have heard of” series, you’ll learn about the Alumni Search feature that’s located on LinkedIn University pages.
People have asked me why I don’t talk about informational interviews in my networking workshops. The answer is that informational interviews ARE a form of networking. Informational interviews, also called informational meetings, mean talking with someone about what they do and/or what their company does to learn and get questions answered.
Your LinkedIn connections are is one of your most valuable business assets. Therefore, you should add people to your LinkedIn network very strategically. But people change and circumstances change, and occasionally you may find it necessary to remove someone from your network.