What You Need to Know About LinkedIn’s New Changes

Cision

LinkedIn recently announced significant changes to its desktop and its search functions. LinkedIn says that these changes are scheduled to roll out to all users “in the coming weeks.” The most noticeable change to LinkedIn’s desktop is its sleek new appearance.

Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn Pulse

AirPR

PR Education Content Strategy LinkedIn content LinkedIn Pulse Thought Leadership ContentAs part of our overall marketing strategy, we spend a tremendous amount of time producing targeted thought leadership content.

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.

Top Skills for 2016 from LinkedIn

The Proactive Report

This list of the top 25 skills that can make you more marketable in 2016 and beyond was published on the Official LinkedIn blog. The data was gathered by analyzing all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on LinkedIn in 2015 to find the 25 hottest skills required.

10 Ways PR Can Leverage LinkedIn

AirPR

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.

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 […].

LinkedIn No Longer Linked with Hunter

HMA Public Relations

To Bre's dismay, the Hunter Chrome extension announced yesterday that it has shut down its LinkedIn integration, per the social media platform's request. The post LinkedIn No Longer Linked with Hunter appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

5 Best Practices for Publishing Content to LinkedIn

Cision

When you’re planning your content strategy in 2016, one tactic that most likely will come up is to publish long form content to LinkedIn. The numbers supporting this are increasingly compelling: Users posted about 130,000 posts per week on LinkedIn in 2015. I love LinkedIn.

On bad LinkedIn invites: Eight good reasons to click no and not feel guilty

PR Matters

But what about on LinkedIn? Surely on LinkedIn, however, a network where all of us are there purely for professional reasons and not for cat memes and jokes (supposedly), we can at least expect to be able to say no and not feel guilty? LinkedIn says so.

Are Recruiters on LinkedIn Connecting for You – or Mining You for Your Connections?

PR Matters

I confess I’ve some in my LinkedIn network who connected with me years ago and have never been in touch once. Check if they are at all active on LinkedIn. Subject Header: Your invitation to connect on LinkedIn. Then connect on LinkedIn and take that call.

Are Recruiters on LinkedIn Connecting for You – or Mining You for Your Connections?

PR Matters

I confess I’ve some in my LinkedIn network who connected with me years ago and have never been in touch once. Check if they are at all active on LinkedIn. Subject Header: Your invitation to connect on LinkedIn. Then connect on LinkedIn and take that call.

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.).

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

Cision

LinkedIn sometimes feels like the forgotten social network. are active each month ( LinkedIn has 467 million members, 106 monthly active as of October 2016 ). 60% of traffic to the LinkedIn platform comes from mobile. Courses (LinkedIn Learning). from LinkedIn.

Infographic: Essential parts of your LinkedIn presence

PR Daily

For most communicators, LinkedIn is an essential resource. As one of the biggest and most professional social networks, LinkedIn can help you find a new job, keep in touch with colleagues and clients and expand your professional network. LinkedIn’s algorithm.

On bad LinkedIn invites: Eight good reasons to click no and not feel guilty

PR Matters

But what about on LinkedIn? Surely on LinkedIn, however, a network where all of us are there purely for professional reasons and not for cat memes and jokes (supposedly), we can at least expect to be able to say no and not feel guilty? LinkedIn says so.

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 Most Popular Social Media Network for Fortune 500 companies

HMA Public Relations

According to a recent research study conducted at The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, LinkedIn continues to be the most popular […]. Featured blogs Fortune 500 Fortune 500 companies LinkedIn Research social media

Nine LinkedIn Tips for Personal Branding Success

Maine PR Maven

Every professional needs to have a LinkedIn profile since, as a career networking platform, it is growing more and more important every day for making career connections. LinkedIn is a very big, very credible website. Branding Building Relationships LinkedIn Social Media

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. Happy Saturday!

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

AirPR

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.

How to Create a Pitch Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Social PR Chat

What’s so Social PR awesome about a LinkedIn profile? Why LinkedIn? With over 414 global million users on LinkedIn , this is in fact the best platform to reach out to prospects and build long-lasting business relationships with them. LinkedIn Company Page.

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.

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

Solo PR Pro

LinkedIn launched in 2003 with 4500 members. While other social media channels are a mix of news, silly photos and viral videos, LinkedIn continues to be viewed as the largely no-nonsense site for business. Finding Clients linkedin LinkedIn profile professional networking

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.

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.

How to optimise your LinkedIn profile for search and discovery

Stephen Waddington

LinkedIn is a platform for building professional relationships. LinkedIn is a good start point. A LinkedIn profile is a great basis for new professional relationships. This will improve the search ranking of your profile on both LinkedIn and Google. #2 2 Professional photo (400 x 400 pixels) According to LinkedIn a professional photo will make visitors seven times more likely to visit your profile than a profile without a photo.

LinkedIn introduces lead generation forms

PR Daily

LinkedIn is introducing a new tool that will make it easier for marketers to use the platform to gather leads. It works like this: When a LinkedIn user clicks on your sponsored content, they’re presented with a pre-populated form that they can easily submit.

Infographic: What marketers want on LinkedIn

PR Daily

LinkedIn offers marketers much more than networking opportunities. To get a pulse on why marketers use LinkedIn, it posted a survey. The LinkedIn product that marketers struggle most with (40 percent) is “Company Pages.”.

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. Five months ago, Microsoft announced that it would buy LinkedIn for $26.2

3 Top Tips to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile Visibility

Polaris

Did you know LinkedIn has its own proprietary search algorithm? The details are top secret, but according to Yumi Wilson, manager of corporate communications at LinkedIn, there are several ways to use LinkedIn to get the most from the platform. #1

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. ). Many studies demonstrate that networking and internal hiring are more useful for recruitment than LinkedIn is. Courses (LinkedIn Learning).

Is LinkedIn doomed to repeat the same mistake Facebook made?

Communications Conversations

But, I’m concerned the same thing is happening over on LinkedIn. And, if LinkedIn isn’t careful, they’re bound to suffer the same fate Facebook may soon see. Surely, if you’re a LinkedIn power user, you know what I’m talking about.

10 ways to beef up your LinkedIn profile

PR Daily

LinkedIn has become the preeminent platform for professionals. We now use LinkedIn for research, advertising, marketing, PR, content sharing and career advancement—with excellent results. Here are 10 tips to maximize your LinkedIn presence: 1. LinkedIn is no different.

As publishers flee Facebook, LinkedIn rises

PR Daily

Publishers and brands are increasingly turning to LinkedIn because of diminishing organic reach on Facebook. LinkedIn, meanwhile, has implemented numerous changes that make it more attractive for content marketers. LinkedIn emerges as a content-sharing network.

How executives are using LinkedIn publishing to drive organizational PR goals

Communications Conversations

And, one of those strategies that’s flying under the radar is brands using executives and their LinkedIn profiles to advance PR goals and organizational priorities. Sure, not all CEOs are active on LinkedIn. But instead, they chose Jeff Jones LinkedIn profile.

Why aren’t more company leaders publishing on LinkedIn?

Communications Conversations

The other day, I was browsing through LinkedIn (something I do at least once a day, for various reasons). Person starts publishing on LinkedIn out of curiousity. Until, they are basically blogging on LinkedIn, as I like to call it. Then, he cross-posted to LinkedIn.

Is LinkedIn really broken?

Communications Conversations

Last week, I saw the following post from Augie Ray, research director at Gartner, in my LinkedIn feed. He’s railed against LinkedIn before. And that got me thinking: Is LinkedIn really broken? But, I still believe LinkedIn has great value. Huge win for LinkedIn here.

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. Connecting on LinkedIn is a great way to build your professional community, and we want to help make this even easier for you — wherever those connections take place. …

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.

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. It’s difficult to think of LinkedIn ever being a home for one-to-one conversation.