What are LinkedIn Stories and How Can PR Pros Use Them?

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Since LinkedIn launched its Stories feature last month, it has won mixed reviews. LinkedIn Stories is similar to Instagram or Facebook stories, allowing users to post an update that will stay live for 24 hours. Here are five ways to incorporate LinkedIn stories into yours.

Should Communications Pros Use LinkedIn Stories?

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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. Text, images and videos up to 20 seconds long posted on LinkedIn Stories remain on the network for 24 hours.

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10 Ways PR Can Leverage LinkedIn

Onclusive

A few weeks ago I conducted an exclusive interview with two of LinkedIn’s leading tech ladies, Sarah Clatterbuck and Erica Lockheimer, alongside PR Manager Kenly Walker. We talked about everything from how to ensure your LinkedIn connections aren’t aware of your stalking habits, to how the company’s “women in tech” initiatives are setting an example […].

How to Succeed with Personal Branding on LinkedIn

B2B PR Sense

LinkedIn has all the features needed for personal branding. You'll need to know a few tactics to succeed in personal branding on LinkedIn. Why Use LinkedIn for Your Personal Brand? When it comes to brand awareness and promotion, no other social media network can hold a candle to LinkedIn. LinkedIn boasts over 575 million users , with over 260 million active monthly users. 79% of marketers see LinkedIn as a very good source of leads.

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. The post The ‘Facebookisation’ of LinkedIn continues … are you taking advantage of the opportunity? Personal branding Social media LinkedInI was going to write ‘social’ network, but it was anything but social. It seemed to me for many years that once someone donned a suit,… MORE.

How to Boost Your LinkedIn for Personal Branding During the Pandemic

B2B PR Sense

That's especially true regarding using LinkedIn for personal branding. And LinkedIn is an excellent place to do so. LinkedIn remains a powerful resource for businesses. With 675 million users every month , LinkedIn offers an engaged audience and special ways to engage that audience through posts and conversations. But are you using LinkedIn to its fullest potential during this pandemic? Not everything you share on LinkedIn needs to center around your work.

LinkedIn embraces video with livestreaming tool

PR Daily

LinkedIn Live’ is currently only available to select users in the United States. That seems to be LinkedIn’s mindset, as it recently announced a live video tool that will enable users to broadcast to connections and followers. LinkedIn Live (as the product is called) will be invite-only. In coming weeks, LinkedIn will also post a contact form for others who want to get in on the action. Microsoft, which acquired LinkedIn in 2016 for $26.2

Boris Johnson and Alan Partridge embrace LinkedIn

Stuart Bruce

Boris Johnson and Alan Partridge are two of the best-known names to embrace LinkedIn which is going from strength to strength.

4 tips for crafting the perfect PR strategy on LinkedIn

Agility PR Solutions

Now that we are in 2020, the power that a properly-devised PR strategy has on LinkedIn is a well-known fact. When it comes to social networks, you can always count on LinkedIn as the pillar of online presence and the legitimacy of your business.

How To Write A LinkedIn Summary: Expert Tips

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By Katie Holmes Let’s talk about how to write an effective LinkedIn summary. But LinkedIn summaries are worth writing properly, because it’s highly likely that writing a good one will vastly improve your results on LinkedIn. The post How To Write A LinkedIn Summary: Expert Tips appeared first on culpwrit. Advice from a Pro Guest Post Job Search job search LinkedIn online resume

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.

How to Use LinkedIn Analytics

Shift Communications

In December, I walked through Twitter’s analytics platform , and today I wanted to take a similar dive into LinkedIn’s free Analytics offering. Let’s look at what LinkedIn Analytics offers and how you can use it to both check your progress and guide your content strategy. LinkedIn provides a breakdown of your followers according to the following demographics: seniority, industry, company size, function and how many followers are employees vs. non-employees.

LinkedIn’s leading ladies talk PR, tech, and changing the world

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As a career professional, can you imagine a world without LinkedIn? LinkedIn has essentially replaced the need for business cards, since you can basically use … Continued. Interviews Girl Scouts interview LinkedIn PR public relations publishing STEM tech technology women in tech World PitchIt would be like trying to function without a pencil in a one-room schoolhouse. Ridiculous.

10 LinkedIn newsletters PR professionals and journalists should follow

Muck Rack

10 LinkedIn newsletters PR professionals and journalists should follow

How to find the engagement rate of your owned social posts on LinkedIn

The Resolution Blog

Steph has also made some really useful videos walking through how to export the data you need from LinkedIn: [link] Once you have the data from LinkedIn, here is how you then find the engagement rate for these posts: [link] Read here to see how to compare this with your other channels. measurement social-media linkedin-marketingRecently Steph Bridgeman from Experienced Media Analysts , talked us through how to find the engagement rate for different social channels.

Expert guidance to maximize your LinkedIn presence

PR Daily

Marketing and PR specialists recognize LinkedIn as the premier B2B social media network, but few spend substantial time networking on the platform. More often than not, they treat LinkedIn as an online Rolodex and résumé posting service. Here’s what social media experts advise about increasing engagement on LinkedIn and gaining more benefits from the networking site for business professionals. Sustain your LinkedIn presence with consistency.

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.

What You Need to Know About LinkedIn’s New Changes

Cision

LinkedIn recently announced significant changes to its desktop and its search functions. Perhaps a little counterintuitive to the “mobile first” ethos, the new LinkedIn desktop looks great and has some cool features that will appeal to communications and marketing professionals on the platform. LinkedIn says that these changes are scheduled to roll out to all users “in the coming weeks.” Featured Social Media LinkedIn social media

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.

123 LinkedIn marketing for thought leaders with Lucy Bingle

PR Warrior

Lucy Bingle has 20 years marketing experience and is a LinkedIn marketing expert. In this interview with Trevor Young, Lucy walks us through what’s required to succeed in using LinkedIn to market your brand and your business. First up, it’s important to position yourself correctly – make sure your LinkedIn profile is best-in-class, Lucy says. Use LinkedIn’s robust search tool to identify these people, and then invite them to connect.

10 LinkedIn Best Practices That Will Accelerate Your Business

B2B PR Sense

LinkedIn is the secret weapon that has the power to push your B2B social media strategy into high gear -- and we have the LinkedIn best practices to help you use it to its fullest potential. Now we use LinkedIn for research, marketing, and thought leadership -- with phenomenal results. Why Use LinkedIn for Your B2B Business. LinkedIn is a powerhouse of opportunity that helps your business reach its goals. Using LinkedIn puts your brand on their radar.

LinkedIn launches messaging service

PR Daily

LinkedIn’s messaging service got a new (and much-needed) upgrade. Still, it doesn’t exactly appear that LinkedIn understands how professionals are using instant messaging. Take this excerpt from a blog post from Mark Hull , LinkedIn's director of product management: As you would over text or in-person, it’s now easier for you to have meaningful yet lightweight ways to reach out and light up your professional relationships through conversations.

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. LinkedIn has finally become a social ‘beast’, almost to the point where it really does feel like ‘Facebook for suits’ (as it was originally dubbed, but the experience certainly didn’t live up to the tagline).

5 best practices for brands and individuals on LinkedIn

PR Daily

Let’s start with the professional networking favorite, LinkedIn. Through a combination of data and analysis and taking advantage of all that LinkedIn has to offer, you have quite a bit to work with. Remember to consider your purpose and why you’re using LinkedIn for your brand. Live video with the new and aptly named LinkedIn Live. There are certainly a good number of ways to up your game on LinkedIn with best practices applied to both your Pages and any individuals.

9 ways to polish your LinkedIn profile

PR Daily

LinkedIn has profoundly changed the way we network, explore business opportunities and present our credentials to the world. Here are nine ways to maximize your LinkedIn presence: 1. What good does it do to have a LinkedIn profile if no one can find you? Include your first and last name to optimize your profile for search on both LinkedIn and Google. LinkedIn recommends using a high-resolution image cropped to 400 by 400 pixels.

3 ways to use LinkedIn Analytics

PR Daily

If you run a LinkedIn company page, you may have noticed the little Analytics button. Let’s look at what LinkedIn Analytics offers and how you can use it to check your progress and guide your content strategy: 1. LinkedIn provides a breakdown of your followers according to these demographics: geography, job function, seniority, industry, company size, function and employment status. There is nothing complex or tricky about LinkedIn Analytics.

LinkedIn introduces ‘Trending Storylines’

PR Daily

You’ve probably never heard of something trending on LinkedIn, but that could soon change. Trending Storylines will bring together articles from outside and within LinkedIn to tell a comprehensive story around a particular topic. The change is part of the company’s effort to revamp its site, which it said has proved successful: Over the past year, we have completely rebuilt the LinkedIn Feed experience.

9 ways to polish your LinkedIn profile

PR Daily

LinkedIn has profoundly changed the way we network, explore business opportunities and present our credentials to the world. Here are nine ways to maximize your LinkedIn presence: 1. What good does it do to have a LinkedIn profile if no one can find you? Include your first and last name to optimize your profile for search on both LinkedIn and Google. LinkedIn recommends using a high-resolution image cropped to 400 by 400 pixels.

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.

10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Cision

If you’re like me, you see LinkedIn as a bit of an enigma. LinkedIn boasts extraordinary demographics for everything from lead generation to thought leadership and job searches, but my use of LinkedIn really depends upon which feature I want to use. If I want to generate leads, I want my LinkedIn profile to look a lot different than if I am trying to perform a passive job search. LinkedIn is not Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.

LinkedIn reports earnings growth

PR Daily

LinkedIn is looking strong as it prepares for its merger with Microsoft. LinkedIn made the largest gain with its Talent Solutions revenue, which rose 24 percent year-over-year to $623 million. This is a sign that LinkedIn marketing is working, particularly for business-to-business users who can pay to more prominently feature their accounts and their content on the site—much the same way as Facebook or Twitter.

5 ways to leverage LinkedIn and boost your PR strategy

Agility PR Solutions

LinkedIn has always been looked at as a job search or recruiting tool. The post 5 ways to leverage LinkedIn and boost your PR strategy appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. In reality, it’s a lot more than that. With 310 million monthly active users, you will be surprised to know that this platform offers ample potential to connect with media members, build a strong network and strengthen brand reputation. As the line between […].

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.

What’s new with LinkedIn? Three updates for 2020

Prohibition

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.

State of Social Media Q3 2015: LinkedIn Marketing Revenue Flattens

Shift Communications

LinkedIn, the former dark horse of social media, has not only grown past Twitter, but is a serious publishing platform in its own right. Let’s see what LinkedIn reported for its Q3 earnings. LinkedIn’s membership growth has remained strong despite passing the 350 million monthly active users mark earlier this year: Above, we see sustained 4% quarter over quarter growth, indicating a still-healthy social network. LinkedIn Marketing Social Media

Start following these LinkedIn Influencers today

Public Relations Sydney

LinkedIn is no longer just a networking tool that allows you to provide your career details and resume. LinkedIn launched a successful publishing platform called LinkedIn Pulse in 2015, which […]. The post Start following these LinkedIn Influencers today appeared first on Public Relations Sydney. Content Entrepreneur social entrepreneur Social Media Writing Catriona Pollard from unknown to expert influencer Linkedin LinkedIn Pulse Networking social media

Five top tips on how to improve engagement on LinkedIn

Prohibition

LinkedIn is a platform that can sometimes be tricky to increase engagement on due to its more traditional and professional persona and the view that content can’t be quite as innovative and engaging as other channels – but this isn’t the case. Here are some top tips on how to increase engagement on LinkedIn: Ensure you’re posting at the right times. Although LinkedIn is not predominately seen as an image led platform, content that is engaging and visually appealing is still key.

State of Social Media 2Q 2015: LinkedIn Resumes Its Dominance

Shift Communications

LinkedIn, the dark horse of social networks, has consistently been a slow-but-steady growth play in the past, from revenue to marketing options. LinkedIn continues its steady growth to 380 million users; since its divergence from Twitter in Q2 of 2014, LinkedIn has continued to outgrow Twitter and is near parity with Instagram’s audience size. Of the many social media ad platforms, LinkedIn’s has traditionally been one of the most expensive on a CPM basis.

How to use LinkedIn Groups to create marketing magic

PR Daily

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. First, you can use the group search tool in LinkedIn. Here’s how to make the most of your LinkedIn Groups interactions: 1.

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How to unlock to full potential of LinkedIn for clients

PR Daily

Using your client’s LinkedIn page to push thought leadership and industry news is an effective strategy to help spread their sphere of influence and promote their expertise. However, the inherent value LinkedIn offers and any business benefits for the client are often lost for a very big reason: your LinkedIn profile isn’t up to date. Here are a few thoughts for how you can showcase the value your client can get out of a LinkedIn platform: 1.