Take Your Time On LinkedIn

Take Your Time On LinkedIn

I don’t know how many times I see this, but people misspelling and worst of all not using correct capitalization on LinkedIn. People this site profile acts as an online resume to many. Treat it as such. Proof read, proof read, proof read. And you know what? Have someone else look it over too. Look,…

There Is A Correct Way To Pitch On Social/LinkedIn

There Is A Correct Way To Pitch On Social/LinkedIn

Thursday morning, I got a connection request from a person. Nothing quite out of the ordinary there. But in her connection message she very nicely asked something. She asked me if she could pitch me her services. Yes… before connecting she took the approach to make her intentions known. She did it respectfully and the…

Different Ways To Network Other Than Traditional Networking Events

Different Ways To Network Other Than Traditional Networking Events

A good friend of mine and colleague Sara Rosenberg recently posted on LinkedIn about how there are many different ways to network not just going to networking events. Her post makes some great points: On LinkedIn alone you can… Post great content. Respond and comment on great content. Reach out and connect to colleagues. As…

Jordan Paris and School

Jordan Paris and School

So there is a guy on LinkedIn who announced he is giving a TEDx talk on why he thinks formal education and college is a waste of time and a scam. A pretty provocative stance if you ask me. Jordan Paris likes to position himself as a visionary of how to go about doing business…

A Pet Peeve Of Mine

I’ve written about this on LinkedIn and it went viral [1] [2]. When connecting with someone on the network, try to at least say hello first, if not get to know the person some, before you pitch them your services or product offering. Gary Vaynerchuk wrote a whole book on this called Jab, Jab, Jab,…

The Power of Blogging

Blogging can at times be a tedious task. It can be a real bear when ideas for topics don’t come easily. Yet even with the clear obstacles, there is a power to blogging, which no other Social Media platform can’t provide. You own and control your content. You own the discussion. You control the conversion funnel….

Location, Location, Location – Where To Post Your Content

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn With the growth of a blogging platform on LinkedIn, and services like Medium that offer alternative place to write and share your insights besides your blog, it is apparent that content marketing, writing, and sharing one’s wisdom is here to stay. The question, for me at least, is where…

Android Is Coming Into Its Own

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn on 10/15/2014 For years people have been talking about fragmentation on Android, Google’s mobile operating system. They point to the iPhone as the pinnacle of perfection and Android as a “hot mess.” While fragmentation is an issue. The diversity of the Android ecosystem also has its benefits. Google has…

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