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Pay it Forward - Give a LinkedIn Recommendation linkedin recommendation social media karma social proof testimonial Jun 13, 2021

Have you ever given someone in your network a #LinkedIn recommendation? You should.

LinkedIn recommendations are similar to professional references, but the difference is that a LinkedIn recommendation is tied to someone's professional LinkedIn profile. By giving someone a recommendation, you are...

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Tired of Automated Invitation Requests? Try These 4 Responses. automation linkedin tips messages social selling Jun 01, 2021

We all get them. Those LinkedIn invitations that include a message. At first glance, you might think it was written just for you. But at a closer look, you can tell it was written for anyone.

Here's a sampling of invitation requests sitting in my inbox right now waiting for my acceptance,...

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Hey Brenda, What Tech Do You Use? amazon linkedin tips live streaming microphone tech technology tripod video webcam May 21, 2021

About once a week, I'm asking about the tech I use for live streaming, videos, webinars, etc. Here's the list.

I'm going to be adding to this as I go. Feel free to bookmark this page to make it easier to visit it again later.

And in case you're wondering, no I'm not being paid to endorse any of...

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The Open to Work Green Circle - Helpful or Obnoxious? linkedin for job search linkedin tips open to work Apr 23, 2021

Wondering whether or not to add the "Open to Work" green circle on your LiknedIn profile photo? Read this blog for an overview of how to add it as well as my POV on the value of this to your profile.

Open to work: here's a video from Sweta Regmi on how to add the green half circle on your profile...

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Do This FIRST Before Using Automation to Grow Connections automation linkedin for business development linkedin tips Apr 19, 2021

I received a VM from a client today with a question I'm asked frequently. It involves using automation to grow their sales team's network on LinkedIn for prospecting.

Q: "We are looking into having some prospecting done, and the companies we've been talking to all seem to do an automated process....

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How to Make Your Photo Public When You Comment on Live Videos linkedin tips privacy settings Apr 15, 2021

Have you noticed that when you're commenting in a live stream on LinkedIn, your photo is a gray avatar? It may be one of two items in your privacy settings. Here's how to fix it. 

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  1. In the desktop version of LinkedIn, go to your Privacy & Settings area. ...

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Your LinkedIn Header Is Free Marketing For You header image linkedin for business development linkedin header linkedin tips Feb 24, 2021

Can I let you in on a little secret? It's so simple that once I tell you, you won't be able to unsee it.

LinkedIn gives you a FREE billboard on your profile. Yes, free.

Your LinkedIn header is the equivalent of a free billboard you see on the side of the highway, and it's on every single person's...

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Thanks for the Tag. Your Post has NOTHING to Do With Me. linkedin for business development linkedin tips tagging Feb 18, 2021

Do you get tagged on posts that have NOTHING to do with you? And it's from someone you don't know at all? Yeah, it happens to me too. In the beginning, I was a bit thrilled. I had made it! People were tagging me to generate more reach for their posts!

Now keep in mind, they weren't tagging JUST...

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Use This For Your First Linkedin Company Page Post linkedin company page linkedin for business development Feb 11, 2021
Many of my clients are struggling with what to post on their LinkedIn company page. This post provides you a quick and easy idea for your FIRST post.
 
If you've never posted on your LinkedIn company page, you could be reducing leads for your business. And also, page visitors will see...
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How to Create a Company Page on LinkedIn (FREE) linkedin company page linkedin for business development Jan 09, 2021
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away (aka, circa 2006 and earlier), we marketers relied upon our website to be the point of destination for internet traffic.
 
Then, social media was born.
 
Nowadays, companies are harnessing the power of social media and establishing and...
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Sterling Heights Chamber Members on LinkedIn Live with Brenda Meller linkedin live Dec 28, 2020

Join me for some Social Media P.I.E. where I interview inspiring People who Inform and Educate YOU. This blog features video playbacks of previous interviews with Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce members.

Podcast coming soon! (be sure to SUBSCRIBE and I'll notify you!)

To watch my LinkedIn...

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Leverage Your Best Fans to Find More Customers Dec 28, 2020

Want to grow your business? Ask your clients for their help.

 Think about what I like to call the "trade show table" effect.
 
Imagine you're at a trade show and you see a table. Nobody (except the salesperson) is at the table. They seem eager to make eye contact, and you try to...
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