Posts by Viveka

How to Sell on LinkedIn Without Being Skeazy

LinkedIn offers business professionals the ability to network focusing primarily on professional interactions. This makes LinkedIn vastly different from that of Facebook, Twitter and other social media services. It also means that many people jump into a sales conversation WAY too early! While advertising and marketing products through social media can prove financially beneficial, abusing…

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8 Ways to Rock Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn

We can probably all think of a Brand.  Go ahead.  I’ll wait.  Got one in mind? But not everyone runs a multi-billion dollar company with instantly noticeable slogans and logos. Sure, maybe one day you will have a business like Nike or Apple, and maybe you’ve already thought about building your business brand, having invested in…

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5 Ways to Sell on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the oldest (2003) and really one of the more sophisticated social media sites for business people. Designed to connect professionals and showcase their resumes, few companies thought to market their products and services on the platform in the early days. Today, however, it has grown into a thriving community that presents…

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How to Tag Your High Quality Leads On LinkedIn

What is LinkedIn Tagging? LinkedIn Tagging is a way for you to segment and organize your connections on LinkedIn. It is similar to Facebook and Twitter Lists (except your connections can’t see how you tagged them.) And for a short while longer, will be available to all users. (Rumor has it that the new interface gets rid…

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Give Your Content a Boost with the Help of LinkedIn Publisher

LinkedIn Publisher is, in my opinion, one of the best platforms for increasing your own visibility on LinkedIn while encouraging engagement with your content. LinkedIn may “only” have 480 million members, but the people in your LinkedIn network most likely consist of your target audience. This means you have a better chance of your key…

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LinkedIn’s New Awesome Video Feature….

LinkedIn has a new Video Feature… How cool is that? Well – maybe not as cool as we thought.  But let me back up… I spent last week hanging out with my friend Sue B. Zimmerman, (otherwise known as The Instagram Expert.) That’s when Instagram stories came out. Well what do you know! At the…

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Microsoft Just Bought LinkedIn… Holy Crap!

A Good Thing or a Bad Thing? Holy Moly! This is what I woke up to this morning: “Microsoft and LinkedIn Corporation on Monday announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn.” At $196 a share… That should help LinkedIn’s stock! (A little like Oprah investing in Weight Watchers!)…

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What Inspires Your Business Thinking?

Have you ever thought about where the great philosophers, the great entrepreneurs, the great gurus of whatever they are famous for and the great titans of business get their ideas? Would you like to be in the same position of being intuitive, focused and having the vision necessary for phenomenal business success? Ask yourself: What…

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