Should Communications Pros Use LinkedIn Stories? Blog

LinkedIn Stories offer an easy way to share experiences and insights and build meaningful relationships with your professional community. That’s what LinkedIn says anyway. Microsoft-owned LinkedIn obviously hopes to follow the successful examples of other networks.

How to Publish Your B2B Content on LinkedIn

B2B PR Sense

LinkedIn has made this easier than ever. LinkedIn Publishing puts you in the driver’s seat of your content, and allows entrepreneurs of every shape and size to access a larger audience. Without the right knowledge, LinkedIn becomes just another time-sucking social network. Why Publish Your B2B Content on LinkedIn? Yes, you probably publish a regular B2B blog on your website -- so why bother publishing content on LinkedIn? How to Publish on LinkedIn.


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How to build community during the current global pandemic

PR Daily

This means considering the mental and physical health of their teams, their safety, the economic health and safety of their communities and the survival of the cities they live in. Engage your professional community. To support better industry collaboration and follow evolving best practices, great leaders are engaging their professional communities. Empower your team to support the community.

Top 10 PR “Best Practices” For LinkedIn

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We asked a handful of knowledgeable PR professionals for their best tips for leveraging LinkedIn for PR and personal branding. All agree that LinkedIn is a prime destination for sharing content and building community. LinkedIn was launched in 2003 as a social networking site for the business community but it has evolved as a go-to place to publish ideas and gather “deep data” on companies, candidates and connections.

Does anyone really search by hash tags on LinkedIn?

Communications Conversations

This particular author seems to think a lot of people are using them–on LinkedIn. He says “… follow relevant LinkedIn hashtags to keep track of trends and developments in your area of expertise.” I thought I’d ask my LinkedIn community that exact question.

The ‘Facebookisation’ of LinkedIn continues … are you taking advantage of the opportunity?

PR Warrior

If you haven’t checked out LinkedIn in a while, I urge you to take a closer look. Years ago, LinkedIn used to be a pretty stiff and conservative network. Heck, I remember signing up for LinkedIn in 2005. Professional community. This is a good thing for those in the business community keen to build a thought leadership positioning for their personal brand. Changes to the LinkedIn algorithm have also been critical.

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. While our roundup today isn’t (all) about SPD, it is about celebrating your community… which is one of the gifts of an event like SPD – that, even if just for a day, you feel part of a community. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community.

How to create a compelling, more engaging LinkedIn profile

PR Daily

Reviewing the recently announced “Best LinkedIn Pages of 2019 ” can help PR and marketing pros build better pages for their own companies. Viewers can sift through the company’s branded digital magazine, Hays Journal , while remaining on LinkedIn. The accounting and auditing firm features an abundance of corporate culture content in its Life tab, including employee video testimonials, employee LinkedIn Pulse articles and company photos. Steps for superb LinkedIn pages.

5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

Waxing UnLyrical

In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). Marketwire and asked community managers about what they do, how they do it, and where they see the future of community management going… and then put all the answers together in an eBook.

The Best Practices for LinkedIn: How to Fire Up Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

When did you take a long, hard look at your LinkedIn strategy? Staying on top of the latest best practices for LinkedIn will rejuvenate your strategy -- and ensure it's firing on all cylinders. LinkedIn constantly improves its offerings, becoming a hub for creative and professional networking. At last count, LinkedIn had around 562 million users worldwide -- with 133 million in the United States. 7 Best Practices for LinkedIn That Will Help You Succeed.

5 tips for building strong social media communities during difficult times

PR Daily

During these difficult times, more people are appreciating the value of real community, not just the number of likes on a post. They just need to adapt to the current environment, which often means building relationships—and ideally whole communities—that will pay off once life gets back to normal, rather than trying to go for the sale now. To build stronger social media communities, try these five tips: 1. Your efforts can go a long way toward building a loyal community.

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. I rely heavily on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook (Facebook Groups), Instagram, LinkedIn and livestreaming to teach my classes. How is your video content serving your community? Community community building Livestreaming

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses PR, Twitter & Politics on Tuesday, October 11th

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat Community will gather to discuss PR, Twitter and Politics from local cities to the state houses to the national government, all while reaching and communicating to a global audience focused on this year’s election. Be sure to also visit our LinkedIn Group to share your ideas. With the 2016 Presidential Election Campaign being coined “The Twitter Election” there is no question that Twitter is topical.

How to use LinkedIn Groups to create marketing magic

PR Daily

If you use the platform to uplift, educate and empower—instead of trying to sell—you can create a vibrant lead generation community. LinkedIn has become a powerhouse platform for lead generation. LinkedIn Groups , especially, can be a boon for businesses eager to facilitate more meaningful interactions between industry peers and potential customers. Here are some best practices on how to optimize marketing opportunities via LinkedIn Groups. Using LinkedIn Groups.

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What’s new with LinkedIn? Three updates for 2020


LinkedIn is a platform that’s exclusively tailored for a more B2B community and is used by millions of users every day to connect with others, build relationships and share business news. For 2020, LinkedIn have introduced some really interesting updates that brands and businesses can utilise to better their social media strategy. Should I use LinkedIn Live? LinkedIn Live is definitely a trend that you will want to have on your radar for your 2020 strategy.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

Brands Must Show They Understand and Respect the LGBTQ Community, PRSA Webinar Panelists Say


Featuring some of the country’s leading LGBTQ communications professionals, the event covered how PR practitioners can engage with and support the LGBTQ community. It is not enough to just speak up for one marginalized community on one topic,” he said. “We

The #PRStudChat Community Joins Together for “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership” Twitter Discussion on September 13th

PR Expanded

Our community of PR students, educators and pros will join together for a dynamic Twitter chat on “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership.” ” We welcome as our special guest and co-moderator, Kirk Hazlett , APR, Fellow PRSA, who will lead the community conversation on the values and fundamental beliefs that guide our behaviors and decision-making process. Be sure to also visit our LinkedIn Group to share your ideas.

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My Two-Step Secret to Making LinkedIn Your Beeyatch

Waxing UnLyrical

So: LinkedIn. But LinkedIn has a Reddit problem (I’m trademarking that!) Once installed, any time you get an email from someone (or send one), it will pull up their company info and – get this – LinkedIn + social info as well. It worked so well that it was acquired by LinkedIn a few years ago. Rapportive will pull up their profiles, and then you can click through to LinkedIn to learn more about them. Happy Saturday!

7 important LinkedIn features for savvy pros

PR Daily

LinkedIn sometimes seems like a forgotten social network. LinkedIn has 467 million members, 106 monthly active, as of October 2016. ). The same report shows that LinkedIn generates 65 percent of its revenue through job recruitments activities, reinforcing the belief that LinkedIn is primarily for job seekers. ( Many studies demonstrate that networking and internal hiring are more useful for recruitment than LinkedIn is. Courses (LinkedIn Learning).

Monday Roundup: Building Your Business Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a strong community is one of the most important aspects of business. This week’s roundup includes seven posts that are good reads on both maintaining as well as building your business community. How To Be A Better Facebook Community Manager. So You Think You Want to be a Community Manager? Why: An inside view on what community management actually entails. Community Consultation – Offline & Online. Happy Monday!

Celebrating the PR Profession’s LGBTQ Community


Galloway, a Gold Anvil recipient who served as president and CEO of PRSA in 2004, shared some of his thoughts about the LGBTQ community and how the work of PR professionals is crucial for promoting and preserving diversity and inclusion. You can connect with him on LinkedIn. As Pride Month wraps up this June, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee spoke with Del Galloway, APR, Fellow PRSA, a longtime LGBTQ thought leader.

3 Ways to Expand Your Reach Within the Hispanic Community


In addition to this, the term “Hispanic” incorporates a very large group of people with varying cultures and lifestyles, and it’s important to understand the individual, unique subgroups within the community as a whole. Even something as simple as geographic location plays an essential role in the importance and relevance of sending press releases to certain areas, especially when considering the Hispanic community.

2020 LinkedIn Profile Makeover Superstar Packages


2020 LinkedIn Makeover Profile Packages for People and Companies by Barbara Rozgonyi. Wondering how to make the most of LinkedIn to dramatically increase your visibility, grow your network and be the person your target companies are looking for with a 2020 LinkedIn Profile Makeover Superstar Package? LinkedIn 2020 Profile Start Up Package. Click here to order the LinkedIn Profile Makeover Superstar Start Up Package. I would consider her a true LinkedIn guru!

2020 LinkedIn Profile Makeover Superstar Packages


2020 LinkedIn Makeover Profile Packages for People and Companies by Barbara Rozgonyi. Wondering how to make the most of LinkedIn to dramatically increase your visibility, grow your network and be the person your target companies are looking for with a 2020 LinkedIn Profile Makeover Superstar Package? LinkedIn 2020 Profile Start Up Package. Click here to order the LinkedIn Profile Makeover Superstar Start Up Package. I would consider her a true LinkedIn guru!

Putting the “We” in Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In the social space, there’s a lot of talk about “community.” ” We hear it all the time and, rightly so; because community is just that important. Like Rome, however, a community can’t be built in a day. But community is a funny thing; you’re either all in, or you’re out. So that kept me thinking about how one puts the “we” in any community forum, as well as how one sustains it.

State of Social 1Q15: LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Dips

Shift Communications

Has LinkedIn’s pivot to become a content marketing site and publisher been a success? LinkedIn’s network continues to grow at a healthy clip, around 5% quarter over quarter: At 364 million total members, LinkedIn’s network has a stronger member count than Twitter or Instagram. Marketing Solutions – meaning advertising revenue – is where LinkedIn stumbled in Q1. For unpaid results, look to LinkedIn Groups.

The value of loose connections on LinkedIn

Stephen Waddington

Social networks such as LinkedIn are based on loose ties. His thesis is that the size of a community is limited by the number of mouths that can be fed without rudimentary agriculture. Indeed an alternative approach to managing relationships on LinkedIn is restricting connections to only those people you know and work with on a regular basis. I’m happy to connect and engage with anyone on LinkedIn providing there’s a clear value exchange. It’s your community.

Getting access to LinkedIn Live

Karen Freberg

I got the exciting news as a signed into my LinkedIn account yesterday I got access to LinkedIn Live! You may be asking yourself – what is LinkedIn Live anyway? Well, LinkedIn announced back in February they would be opening up their platform to include a feature that allows individuals to go live within their platform. However, there are some differences LinkedIn did here compared to the other platforms, such as: Beta access.

Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn

Waxing UnLyrical

About a week ago, I posited what I thought was a fairly innocuous question on LinkedIn: It got a few interesting responses, which was great; I was, after all, asking a question. I reported this to LinkedIn and it was immediately removed.). I believe I’m entitled to voice my own opinion on my own LinkedIn page. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn.

Difference in approach matters for health care leaders on LinkedIn

Communications Conversations

We know video is (generally) performing better on LinkedIn. Because, visuals matter on the social web of 2020–even on LinkedIn. First, here’s Cochrane’s message, which is actually more than a post–it’s a LinkedIn “article.”

What Does A Community Manager Do? +Bonus: The CM Toolbox

Doctor Spin

I like to think of the community manager as a classical conductor, dedicated to showing the online community (the orchestra) how to get in sync, never through force or coercion, but by using the magical powers of suggestion alone. ‘Community Manager’ has become an increasingly popular job title. But what exactly is the role of a community manager? What does a community manager do? Here goes: Community Management As A PR Specialisation.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Photo: Provided by ADQ Community.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I tell you all this not to make excuses for being away, but because part of being in a community means we share what’s going on. It’s an acknowledgement of the ties social networks help us build, if we show our humanity and use them for what they truly are – ways to bridge the gaps between us… to really build, and be a part of, a community. We are a community. What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. The truth is, to grow a Facebook community you must bring people from outside Facebook into your Page. But once you start growing your community, you will find many benefits to your business, especially now that social media allows your customers to participate in your business directly on a personal level. How To Grow Your Facebook Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Financial Services & Social Media on April 19th

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat Community with gather and share insights on the communication changes faced by financial services companies and how they can engage and participate effectively in social communities. Jenn and the #PRStudChat community will be answering and discussing the following: How is social media transforming the financial services industry?

How To Be a LinkedIn Superuser (In a Few Easy Steps)


LinkedIn sometimes feels like the forgotten social network. are active each month ( LinkedIn has 467 million members, 106 monthly active as of October 2016 ). The same earnings report shows that LinkedIn generates 65% of its revenue by job recruiting, perhaps reinforcing the belief that LinkedIn is for job seekers ( ads and promoted content constitute 26% of revenue , Premium Subscriptions represent 17%). 60% of traffic to the LinkedIn platform comes from mobile.

Sayonara, business cards: LinkedIn offers QR codes and translations

PR Daily

New LinkedIn features make it even easier to instantly connect with those you meet—no matter what language they speak. Alex Xiong, senior product manager at LinkedIn, wrote in the company blog : Whether you’re at an industry conference, networking happy hour, sales meeting, or social gathering, we know how tough it can be to remember names and exchange contact info so you can stay in touch afterwards. PR and marketing pros: Have you found your LinkedIn QR code yet?

16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me

Waxing UnLyrical

area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me. Community community building random factsI don’t think you really know a person until you know what kind of random facts they know. So I decided to find out. The other day, I asked this on Facebook: Boy, do my peeps know a lot of random facts!

How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Network

Maine PR Maven

Special Operations community. The post How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Network appeared first on | The PR Maven. Branding Building Relationships LinkedIn Personal Branding TipsIn the 8th episode of The PR Maven Podcast®, Nancy Marshall interviewed Kate Paine, the founder of Standing Out Online and a traveling faculty member for The Honor Foundation, a transition institute created exclusively for Navy SEALs and the U.S.