How do you determine who you should connect with when doing professional networking? Connecting with others is easier than ever which, like many things, is a double edged sword. It is great that social media provides more channels through which you can reach those you want to meet, but it is also easy to get overwhelmed by the variety of choices available to you. In addition, you can quickly build a large network of people who can only be of marginal help to you (and vice versa) which makes it more difficult to keep up with those who can help you the most. [Read more…]
Perhaps you’ve used LinkedIn to find a new position and you want to get up to speed quickly. Or maybe you have been in your current position for awhile and would like to move your career to the next level at your company. How can LinkedIn help you become more effective in your current position? [Read more…]
LinkedIn routinely gets mentioned in the same breath as other social media platforms, but is distinctly different from Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and others. Conceived as a professional network rather than a social network, LinkedIn has stayed true to its mission of helping the world’s professionals become more productive and successful. [Read more…]
Why is LinkedIn an important tool for today’s real estate professional? It is one of the first places potential business partners, prospects and others will go to learn more about you when considering doing business with you. They may Google your name, but understand that your LinkedIn Profile will appear near the top of the search results for your name.
When people visit your LinkedIn Profile, they look at your photo and professional headline first. Next, however, they look at your Summary which is the most read section of your Profile. Your Summary provides you with 2000 characters of space, more than enough to explain what you are about and what value you provide. [Read more…]