How to ask for recommendations on LinkedIn

How to ask for recommendations on LinkedIn

What is a recommendation on LinkedIn? According to the kind folk at LinkedIn, a recommendation is: … a statement that is written by a LinkedIn member to recognize or commend a connection, such as a colleague business partner, or student. Why is it good to have...
Why you should give recommendations on LinkedIn

Why you should give recommendations on LinkedIn

Before I dive into the reasons why you should give recommendations to people on LinkedIn,  I should probably tackle the two most common questions I get asked here: 💜 What is a recommendation on LinkedIn? 🧡 Why is a recommendation on LinkedIn different from a...
How to increase the SEO of your LinkedIn profile

How to increase the SEO of your LinkedIn profile

Did you know that your LinkedIn profile can come up in a web search? If you’re smart and use the correct keywords, you could feature at the top of the list when someone is searching online for your product or service. Yes, it really is that simple. What is SEO? ‘SEO...
How to use the ‘Teammates’ Feature on LinkedIn

How to use the ‘Teammates’ Feature on LinkedIn

Featured image: https://www.proxyclick.com/ When you’re part of a company or organisation, it’s important to keep up to date with what your colleagues are doing. When we all worked in offices together, this was fairly easy but now we have to make a bit more of an...
How to grow your network on LinkedIn

How to grow your network on LinkedIn

Do you sometimes look at how many connections someone has on LinkedIn and think ‘is that real?’ or ‘how on earth did they get that many?’.  Let me tell you that, yes, those people really have built up that many connections – right on LinkedIn. Want me to tell you how...
How to increase your engagement on Instagram

How to increase your engagement on Instagram

Engagement is measured by adding up any interaction on a particular post.  So, on Instagram that would include all the likes, comment, shares as well as the times it’s been saved or shared to someone’s story.  It’s literally how often people ‘engage’ with...
Are you a big fish in a small pond?

Are you a big fish in a small pond?

It’s a good feeling when people congratulate you isn’t it? It’s nice when you’re well known in your circle for being good at what you do.👏I don’t know about you but I love that warm and fuzzy feeling that happens inside when someone acknowledges my skills and...
Is your LinkedIn feed full of ‘rubbish’?

Is your LinkedIn feed full of ‘rubbish’?

Do you avoid LinkedIn as you think ‘it’s just not for me’? Recently I’ve met a lot of people who tell me that their LinkedIn feed is just full of rubbish content. When they scroll through their feed all they see is sales messages or, at best, content which just...
Don’t forget your audience in a pandemic

Don’t forget your audience in a pandemic

People don’t always realise how much they need something until it isn’t there. In a normal day, we can connect with hundreds of people without even thinking about it. Walking down the street, on the bus, the tube. In the office, the restaurant or pub. Even if we’re...
How to ensure your social media is good enough after Covid19

How to ensure your social media is good enough after Covid19

“I think we are going to emerge out of this crisis with social media as a more mature medium, and something that is absolutely integral to a global brand’s communications strategy. The tools and the audience are all there – it’s now up to us to make the most of...