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Top 10 Articles In 2011 On The LinkedIn Personal Trainer

Posted by on 29 Dec 2011 | Tagged as: About the Service, Applications, Connections, Entrepreneurial, Etiquette, Groups, Introductions, Jobs, Outside LinkedIn, Polls, Profiles, Recommendations, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn

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Let’s take a moment to ring out 2011 and look back at some of the most read articles for the year.

It’s been an interesting one with the release of The Revised LinkedIn Personal Trainer and the public stock offering from LinkedIn. (The later of which didn’t make much of an impact here…)

It’s hard to compare an article written in January against an article written in November – the one’s just been around a whole lot longer to attract attention. So I’ve used a bit of a weighting to try to factor that in.

And so – here they are – the top ten articles from 2011…

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Repost – Twelve Days Of LinkedIn

Posted by on 13 Dec 2011 | Tagged as: Applications, Connections, Etiquette, Groups, Introductions, Jobs, Profiles, Recommendations, Search

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Since it happens to be 12 days before the big day, I thought it might be fun to point out the “Twelve Days of LinkedIn” video. Short, unaccompanied, and hopefully worth a chuckle or two…

To your continued success,

steve

Steven Tylock
http://www.linkedinpersonaltrainer.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevetylock

How Well Do You Really Know And Use LinkedIn?

Posted by on 03 Nov 2011 | Tagged as: About the Service, Connections, Groups, Introductions, Jobs, Profiles, Recommendations, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn

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Consider this challenge – four years ago it was easier to convince people that holding a training session on LinkedIn was a good idea. It was new, didn’t have any real help facilities, and wasn’t the most straight forward to understand.

But a couple months back I proposed an event that coincided with the release of The Revised LinkedIn Personal Trainer and was essentially rebuffed – the group members didn’t think they’d get much value from it.

And that’s why we came up with this quiz…

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Making Sales With LinkedIn

Posted by on 06 Oct 2011 | Tagged as: Entrepreneurial, Introductions, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn

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This post wraps up the “LinkedIn For The Salesman” discussion. We’ve looked into prospecting, research, and getting spectacular introductions – things every salesperson can do to leverage their efforts.

This summary post links to the articles describing how LinkedIn can help in the different aspects of the sales process.

Plus – breaking this morning, LinkedIn says companies will be able to issue updates – we’ll cover that as well.

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LinkedIn For The Salesman: Research

Posted by on 29 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Profiles, Search

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We’re working with the topic – how can we use LinkedIn during the sales process?

We began with prospecting, and let’s continue with our identified candidate – and get into research mode.

It’s got to be part of your qualification process, right?

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LinkedIn For The Salesman: Prospecting

Posted by on 27 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Search

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So let’s get going on the topic I introduced last week – how can LinkedIn help with the sales process?

The place to start is pretty much the start of the sales process: prospecting.

It might be neat to spend an afternoon actually panning and searching for gold, but that’s not what we’re talking about here.

If only potential customers sank to the bottom of the pan…

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Jumpstart Your Career With LinkedIn

Posted by on 15 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Connections, Introductions, Jobs, Profiles, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn

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This post wraps up the topic of Jumpstarting your career with LinkedIn. We’ve taken the time to consider the essential components and how an experienced professional should be leveraging them – if they’re switching careers, or even if they’re staying put in the same field.

This summary post links to all the components of using LinkedIn to build your career.

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Resources For Jumpstarting Your Career – LinkedIn Search

Posted by on 09 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Jobs, Search

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Continuing with the topic of Jumpstarting a second career, let’s consider searching on LinkedIn and describe how experienced professionals should be leveraging it to jumpstart their careers – if they’re switching, or even if they’re staying put in the same field.

Yes, even if you’re in the very same career you started in, you can use LinkedIn to enhance your stature, effectiveness, and probably even your pay.

Let’s have a  look at searching and using it to build your career.

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