Learn verbal, written, and technology communication skills

| August 9, 2012 | Guest Post:  Sookie Shuen


  1. Complete your personal profile
  2. Promote your LinkedIn profile
  3. Grow and monitor your network
  4. Engage with your connections through LinkedIn Groups
  5. Get recommendations
  6. Integrate your blog feeds into LinkedIn


  1. Ask questions.  This is one of the easiest ways of engaging with people.
  2. Interact and engage.  Contribute to the discussion.
  3. Incorporate wall sapplets – This could include polls or coupons.
  4. Incorporate relevant photos – they will keep you in people’s news feeds.
  5. Relate to current events. Post questions or your stance on pertinent issues.
  6. Incorporate videos. Everyone loves interactive content.
  7. Include links within posts.
  8. Be explicit in your posts.  Explain exactly what action you want them to take.


  1. Hashtags (i.e., #) – Anyone searching for something can find all tweets containing your hashtagged word in a single location, thus making it easier for them to find your tweets even if they’re not one of your followers.
  2. Engage with your followers – interact with your followers, make sure it’s a personalized message.
  3. Combine your platforms – Use applications like Twitterfeed.com or Hootsuite to syndicate your blog with your Twitter account. This then helps you save time rather than having to tweet something about your new blog post.
  4. Update your profile.
  5. The power of a list – Try creating a list comprised of all your valued customers and reward those on the list.
  6. Keep track – identify whose really paying attention to your tweets by tracking retweets, clicks, messages and hashtag mentions.
  7. Ask questions.
  8. Tweet about others.
  9. Customer Service – Create an account in which users can tweet questions about products or services to you directly.

Read entire article here: http://under30ceo.com/top-tips-using-linkedin-facebook-twitter-business/

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