Posted on Jan 11, 2012
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Woman with Key to LinkedIn SuccessHave you determined your LinkedIn Philosophy yet?

If not, it’s time! Not only is it an easy, attainable New Year’s Resolution (come on, you know you’re still looking for a Resolution that you will actually do), but it’s a simple way to achieve greater success in 2012!

So, if you’ve already fallen off the 2012 Resolution Wagon (O.K., going cold-turkey on coffee was a pretty bad choice on my part), jump back on with LinkedIn!

 

Here are some strategies for achieving more success through LinkedIn in 2012:

 

Goal: Attract new customers, clients, business partners and/or job offers

LinkedIn Strategy 1: Add well-chosen and well-placed Keywords into your LinkedIn Profile (in my video series, I give you the secrets to placing your Keywords in your Profile to increase Linked Search Engine Optimization).

 

Goal: Impress Recruiters, Hiring Managers and/or Customers

LinkedIn Strategy 2: Rewrite your LinkedIn Profile using formatting that will help your reader digest the information you are presenting on the screen. For example, use copy symbols in your Profile.

 

Goal: Get a promotion or more clients (who doesn’t want more money?)

LinkedIn Strategy 3: Showcase yourself to company leaders via LinkedIn “Status Updates”  that highlight your accomplishments and new projects.

 

Goal: Increase your visibility and credibility

LinkedIn Strategy 4: Get and give LinkedIn Recommendations.

 

Goal: Network with like-minded professionals and potential business partners

LinkedIn Strategy 5: Look for LinkedIn Groups where your colleagues or target customers participate.

 

These are just a few possible for LinkedIn Strategies! The magnitude of what a strategic presence on LinkedIn can do for you and/or your business is immense!

While this blog can give you great LinkedIn strategies, if you want to know specifically how to execute these tactics on LinkedIn, you may want to consider purchasing the “6 Weeks To More Success Through LinkedIn” Video E-Course. The videos in this E-Course will walk you through a step-by-step, screen-to-screen, mouse-click-to-mouse click process designed to improve all aspects of your LinkedIn presence. Check it out today!

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