Archive for the ‘LinkedIn Companies’ Category

Build Your Target Company List with LinkedIn

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Thea Kelley is a job coach I trust based out of San Francisco.  She left a comment on my JibberJobber post last week pointing to a post she recently wrote on how to build your list of target companiesk using LinkedIn.  It's a great post - check it out here. In ...

Getting People From Your Profile To An Opt-In Newsletter?

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Check out this blog post from Joan Stewart, The Publicity Hound. I met Joan a number of years ago and did a few webinars with her.  Her advice is really good and her newsletter has a lot of good stuff... I finally met her in person last year at a conference ...

I’m not surprised: LinkedIn works, Twitter useless

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Check out this article from the WSJ: Small Firms Say LinkedIn Works, Twitter Doesn't From the article: Six out of 10 small-business owners say they believe social-media tools are valuable to their company's growth—but most aren't impressed by Twitter Inc. I've seen a lot of evolution over the last 6.5 years.  Twitter was ...

LinkedIn Companies are now AWESOME (I think)

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Check out this slideshare (I didn't do it, but it's great): (embedding isn't working right now, just click the link... I'll figure it out later) Step by Step tutorial on creating your LinkedIn Company page from jan willem alphenaar You can see the original slideshare here. This is awesome, ...

LinkedIn Pet Peeve: DO NOT DO A COMPANY PAGE

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Another pet peeve. I hear so-called experts get really excited about creating a Company Profile on LinkedIn. This is a not a strategy for everyone. Why? Think about it... what's the purpose of the Company? The advocates are suggesting that people will come to your Company page, learn about your company, and then buy ...

LinkedIn News: Status Updates for Companies

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Seems like a logical progression on the path they've been on for the last year+. What do you think about it? Reference Link: LinkedIn Launches Company Status Updates [How to Get Started]

COOL: People Search Trick on LinkedIn

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Check this out... On JibberJobber we did this little trick where you can filter down on your network contacts doing a search like this: lastname:alba I have been used to doing this for the last year, and when I was on LinkedIn I wasn't thinking, and automatically did a search like this: company:microsoft Guess what? ...

LinkedIn Industries List

Monday, November 8th, 2010

I am doing research for my book as I finish the third edition (yeah!) and came across this page: a nice, easy-to-read list of industries that are on LinkedIn.  Check it out here. Here's a snippet of what it looks like: This is the best view I've seen on this type of ...

LinkedIn Company Profile & Marketing Professionals

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Recently I did a webcast recording for an awesome marketing company talking about LinkedIn Company Profiles. The presentation was on how a company can/should market on LinkedIn, and many people gravitate towards what they think the most important thing is: setting up a "Company Profile." Right after I did the recording I ...

LinkedIn: You Can Follow Companies

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

I have been at a conference most of the week and am sitting in the New Orleans airport (it's Saturday morning).... I heard about the new "follow company" feature on LinkedIn... you can read more details about it on this TechCrunch post. I haven't poked around but on the surface this ...