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Networking for your Best Year Ever – Branch Rickey’s Success

Have you ever asked yourself the question, “Why would I want to connect on LinkedIn with my university alumni members?  I haven’t been in touch with them in years – how can it possibly help me in my business and my career?  Recently I was invited to speak about Social Selling with Social Media to […]

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Social Media and New Year’s Resolutions for the Best Year Ever

‘Tis the season to reflect about the year just past and what our New Year’s resolutions will be. As I reflect on my year past and set my intentions and goals for the coming year, I follow three steps. This has worked well for me so far, and I want to share them with you.First, […]

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The LinkedIn Advantage – Firsthand: Saving 40 Minutes

The other day I had the opportunity to see firsthand what the LinkedIn advantage really means. I’ve been talking about it for years now since I wrote the book Mastering LinkedIn in 7 Days or Less, in my workshops and Hands-On Master Classes, and in the many articles on what you can do to get […]

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Are you Really Linked on LinkedIn?

Or are you a “connection collector”?  I’m all about LinkedIn for growing sales. As part of my client work — and since this is my passion, I talk to many, many people about how they use LinkedIn, and what works the best for them. About a week ago I spoke with someone who said they’d […]

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Do you wonder how you received so many Endorsements on LinkedIn?

 Recently I’ve received many endorsements – several every day. I asked colleagues about it, and they said that they had the same experience. I looked into it more with the help of someone in my network. Endorsements were recently introduced in LinkedIn. When someone sees your profile, they see a blue box that invites them […]

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Does LinkedIn Really Make a Difference, or is it Just a Buzzword?

Before I used LinkedIn a lot, I used to think I didn’t have time to learn it and use it.  I was so busy – where would I ever find the time for something new?  As I started using it more and more, now I can’t live without it.  What’s the difference? A recent example […]

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Important Message about LinkedIn & Social Advertising – Uncheck this Box

I want to tell you about a change that LinkedIn has made that affects all of us – and what to do about it. LinkedIn has changed several privacy settings so that our names and photos can be used for third-party advertising unless we UN-check the boxes. Here’s what to do:  (To get the full […]

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Social Media Marketing – I don’t have time!

Social media and social networking is changing the way we do business. It’s adding a new dimension to our sales and marketing, and to the way our clients make their buying decisions.  People and companies are buying differently. That means we must sell differently. We can’t keep doing the same things and expecting different results. […]