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Thursday, March 05, 2015

TBT: Why You Should Get Involved With LinkedIn

TBT: Why You Should Get Involved With LinkedIn daily-golden-nugget-1204-27
In this edition of #ThrowbackThursday I'm jumping all the way back to Nugget Number 101. The topic was getting started on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn has tried to reinvent itself a few times since that post on December 13, 2010, so it's time I talk about it again. Ironically, while on a coaching call with one of my jewelers the other day, he asked me how old customers could find him now that he works at, and is in the ...

AT: 03/05/2015 10:45:43 AM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Getting Recommendations on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has a built in method for allowing one business professional to recommend the services of another. Each profile includes a "Recommend" link below each listing in the Experience and Education section.

You need to build some recommendations. This will validate your work and create an instant reputation for potential customers that have discovered your profile. Just like reviews on Google Places, the reviews here have a long term value.

But you don't have to wait for people to give you a review. In fact, if you don't ask for reviews you will probably never get them. Once you've established a few dozen connections you should wait before soliciting recommendations from people. You simply do not want to create a connection and then request a recommendation in the same day, or e...

AT: 12/22/2010 11:48:01 AM   0 COMMENTS
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