Donna Reade

Specializing in Consulting, Training, E-Commerce Solutions & Bookkeeping for QuickBooks Online

Why do People still use Hashtags on LinkedIn?

linkedin hashtagsEvery day I still see people using hashtags on LinkedIn. More often than not those are the same people who describe themselves as Marketing / Branding / Social Media experts. Really? Using hashtags on LinkedIn has been obsolete for nearly 2 years.

I recently asked one of these people why they still are using hashtags. Their response was “Well I schedule everything in Hootsuite for Facebook it pushes it to LinkedIn.” It is hard to take someone who has that response as a credible Marketing/ Branding / Social Media Expert.

You can make some simple tweaks to your process and set yourself apart.

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Getting the Most From Using LinkedIn Groups

51 - linkedinLinkedIn groups are by far the most powerful aspect of LinkedIn. Hands down. I have seen people become thought leaders in their niche all around a single LinkedIn group. I spend a lot of time in LinkedIn groups and have learned a bit about maximizing their potential as conversation-starters.

 

There Are Three Parts Of Any LinkedIn Post. Use Them All.

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The (Almost) Perfect Business Promotion Tool

eauthor-ebook-e-book-humorMany businesses today are using ebooks to share information with the public, their clients and their potential clients. Ebooks let you share your expertise on a subject with people who need and want that information. They have very little printing or distribution costs. In other words, ebooks can provide amazing benefits to your business with just a small time investment.

Your clients, fans and followers will benefit from your ebook because it:

 

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The Harsh Truth about Owning a Website.

earn itSo you took the leap and started your own website. Perhaps you have had a website for awhile and are ready to start making it relevant. Nevertheless at some point you either paid someone or spent precious time teaching yourself. Whichever path you took to get your website launched you made an investment. Now you are challenged with getting people to read, engage, comment and even buy on your content. Taking a website from zero to a few hundred or even a few thousand visitors a month is not easy, but it’s eminently doable — as long as you recognize a harsh truth about the Internet:

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