17 Steps to a Perfect Linkedin Profile [Infographic]


17 Steps to a Perfect Linkedin Profile

Would you like a perfect Linkedin profile?

A perfect Linkedin profile is the requisite to promoting yourself on Linkedin, just like on any other social media. A profile which displays all your skills and expertise can help you stand out from the crowd and reach your target audience. So here’s a fantastic infographic from Maximize Social Business with 17 tips on how to set up the perfect Linkedin Profile…

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Top 10 Social Media Infographics of 2013


Top 10 Social Media Infographics of 2013

Last year, we published many social media infographics on Social Marketing Writing, created by both us and others. Most of them proved to be quite popular. So I compiled a list of the 10 most popular social media infographics created and published by us on the blog. Check them out below…

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Best and Worst Times and Days to Post Your Social Media Updates [Infographic]


Perfect Time to Post Your Social Media Updates [Infographic]

Posting your social media updates at the right times is the key to improving your presence on any social network. All social media aren’t the same. Each social network has different kinds of users and their daily activities vary. They use these networks at various times and days to engage with the updates published. To attain maximum engagement on your accounts you need to find out what these times are and then schedule your posts accordingly. You also need to figure out the best days to publish them.

To help you with this, I have created a single infographic that contains the best times and days to publish your social media updates in order for them to receive the highest exposure. I have included the networks Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest and Tumblr. So check out what the best times and days to post your social media updates on these different networks are and schedule your posts accordingly…

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How to Create Outstanding Social Media Pages [Infographic]


How to Create Outstanding Social Media Pages [Inforgaphic]

Would you like to create better social media pages? Would you like them to stand out from the crowd?

Each and every social network is different. They need to be used in different ways, at different times, promoted differently, etc. That’s why it’s necessary for you to follow different guidelines in setting each of them up. Doing this will help you attract the right audience and convince them to follow or ‘like’ your page and interact with it. To make it easy for you I have created this infographic which contains guidelines on how to create outstanding social media pages for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Linkedin. I have also included the different profile and cover image sizes. So make use of the infographic below and create the perfect social media pages to promote yourself and your business better…

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7 Ways to Get More Linkedin Connections


7 Ways to Get More Linkedin Connections

Would you like more Linkedin connections? Would you like to improve your Linkedin presence?

Having many Linkedin connections can be highly beneficial for you and your business, especially if you work in the B2B sector. It could also come in handy when you are looking for a new job. More connections can put your latest work and profile updates in front of the right audience quickly, which can play a key role in generating leads. Read all the 7 tips on how to get more Linkedin connections below…

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3 Sure Fire Ways to Increase LinkedIn Credibility


3 Sure Fire Ways to Increase Linkedin Credibility

Do you use Linkedin to generate leads? Would you like to increase your Linkedin credibility?

According to a study by Hubspot Linkedin is the best lead generator, performing better than Facebook and Twitter.

Linkedin Best Lead Generator

This makes it necessary for you to get more active on Linkedin. For generating leads the first thing you need to do is increase your credibility as people will only work with you if they can be sure that you are trustworthy and up to the mark. So here are some simple tips that will increase your Linkedin credibility…

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10 Ways to Find Great Content to Share on Social Media


10 Ways to Find Great Content to Share on Social Media

Would you like to quickly and easily find quality content that can be shared across various social networks?

Sharing a lot of useful content is a vital part of networking. You need to not only share content you create, but those others create too. As it can help you build influence and make you the go to person on the web to find content on the topic you specialize in (share). This can help you attract new followers, build relationships and generate sales and leads.

So make use of all the tips mentioned in the article below and look for helpful content to share with your audience everyday…

1. Browse Through Social Media:

Of course the best place to find content to share on social media is on social media itself. There are millions of people on these sites sharing tons of content. If you can figure out a way to get hold of this content, you should have an endless supply to share. Below are some tips on how to find quality content on various social networks…

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7 Ways to Get the Best Out of Your Linkedin Profile


A recent study shows that Linkedin is a better lead generator than facebook and twitter. As soon as people hear that Linkedin is the best lead generator they start taking part in various groups, on Linkedin answers, etc. But what they forget about doing is completing their profile.

If you want to generate leads on Linkedin you need to have a complete profile. As when people find the questions you answered or the tips you provided helpful, the first thing they are going to do is visit your profile and take a look at it. If your profile is properly filled out the chances of them working with you goes up. So make an effort to have a complete profile.

So if you’re keen on getting the most out of your Linked profile, then take a look at the 7 tips below:-

1. Have a good profile picture: A good profile picture is a must for every Linkedin profile. It needs to be a clear picture of you smiling. You want people to recognize you when they see the picture – so choose a good picture of you. Also don’t use a company logo as your profile picture, as people want to see and connect with faces on a profile.

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6 Steps to Building an Evergreen Inbound Marketing Strategy


Inbound marketing is quickly growing into a popular marketing method. Many businesses have already had a lot of success using social media, blogs and other forms of content. Seeing this many other businesses are planning to give inbound marketing a go too. 2012 could be a year where the internet is filled with loads and loads of content.

This can be worrying for many other businesses because they will need to somehow get their content to stay afloat in this big content pool.

So how do businesses stay ahead of their competition through inbound marketing?

The best way to stay ahead of your competition is through an inbound marketing strategy. Having an inbound marketing strategy, will keep you way ahead of your competition as you will be sure about what you want to achieve. With an inbound marketing strategy – you will be able to plan what your target audience wants, what you need to produce, how to distribute it and how to generate leads from it.

The 6 steps below will help you get started with your inbound marketing strategy:-

1. Find out what your target audience wants:  

You need to create what your target audience wants. Your target audience doesn’t care about what you do, how experienced you are or what you care about. They care about how you can help them. This is why you need to find out all about what type of problems your target audience face, how can you help them solve these problems, what sort of content do they prefer reading (blogs, reports, white papers, videos, etc.), how long would they like it to be, what’s their favourite social media, etc. You can learn more about researching your target audience on this post.

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How to Add Linkedin Share Buttons to your PDF Documents


How to Add Linkedin Share Buttons to your PDF Documents

Would you like your PDF document to be shared more often on Linkedin?

Then you have to learn how to add Linkedin share buttons to your PDF documents. In the past two weeks I have showed you how to add facebook share buttons and Retweet buttons to your PDF documents. Today you will learn how to add Linkedin share buttons to your PDF documents.

Why should you add Linkedin buttons to your PDF documents?

Adding Linkedin Share buttons to your PDFs has many benefits other than just increasing the number of shares. These benefits are similar to the benefits the retweet buttons provide which have been discussed in this post with detail.

The steps below will teach you how to add Linkedin share buttons to your PDF documents:-

1. Create the button: The first thing you need to do is create the button. You can either create a fancy attractive button or a simple button which says share on Linkedin. You could also add a message like Click Here to Share on Linkedin.

You could create something similar to the above button.

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