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  • 10 Business Tools That We Used to Triple Our Business Last Year

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    Ryan Farrell
    9 Mar 2015 | 2:04 pm
    Over the last three years we have been fortunate enough to experience an extremely rapid rate of growth. So rapid that we have actually tripled our numbers 3 years in a row. Pretty good, right? Now whenever I tell this to people at networking events, training workshops, family functions, etc. I typically get asked the same [...] The post 10 Business Tools That We Used to Triple Our Business Last Year appeared first on LinkedSelling.
  • How to Find and Message (nearly) Any Prospect on LinkedIn in Three Easy Steps

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    Pat Henseler
    23 Mar 2015 | 6:31 am
    What if I told you there was a simple way to find and message millions of highly-qualified prospects? And we are talking about people you don’t know and aren’t connected to in any way. Cold traffic. You’d probably say, “Well, can’t I just buy an email list and blast out a few thousand emails with [...] The post How to Find and Message (nearly) Any Prospect on LinkedIn in Three Easy Steps appeared first on LinkedSelling.
  • Introducing LinkedIn Magic Mirror: Professional Photo Filters To Help You Find Your Hidden Career Ambitions

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    Sachit Kamat
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:55 am
    Not sure what your next career move should be? Do aptitude tests seem to miss the nuances of who you really are? LinkedIn’s latest product Magic Mirror may have the answers and – unbelievably – the secret may lie in your profile photo. Introducing LinkedIn Magic Mirror, professional photo filters to help reveal your hidden career dreams. How does it work? First, upload a new profile photo. Then simply click and wave the “magic” wand icon to reveal your secret career goals. What happens next? Our algorithms will get to work on a complicated equation that takes into account your…
  • PREIT Completes Acquisition of Springfield Town Center

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    1 Apr 2015 | 5:40 am
    In consideration for the property, PREIT delivered : in the form of cash and debt repayment and 6.25 million units of PREIT's operating partnership, valued on the closing date at . The cash portion of the purchase price was funded from borrowings under the Company's term loans and revolving credit facility.
  • How LinkedIn Helps Women Shatter The Glass Ceiling - Forbes

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    1 Apr 2015 | 6:38 am
    ForbesHow LinkedIn Helps Women Shatter The Glass CeilingForbesLinkedIn is no longer an add-on career management activity; it has become essential for anyone who is serious about career advancement. And for women, who comprise only 23 of the S&P 500's CEOs according to Catalyst, LinkedIn is poised to become a ...3 steps to a stellar LinkedIn profileToronto Sunall 2 news articles »
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  • Introducing LinkedIn Magic Mirror: Professional Photo Filters To Help You Find Your Hidden Career Ambitions

    Sachit Kamat
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:55 am
    Not sure what your next career move should be? Do aptitude tests seem to miss the nuances of who you really are? LinkedIn’s latest product Magic Mirror may have the answers and – unbelievably – the secret may lie in your profile photo. Introducing LinkedIn Magic Mirror, professional photo filters to help reveal your hidden career dreams. How does it work? First, upload a new profile photo. Then simply click and wave the “magic” wand icon to reveal your secret career goals. What happens next? Our algorithms will get to work on a complicated equation that takes into account your…
  • LinkedIn’s New Graduate School Rankings: Taking the Guesswork out of Grad School Decisions

    Itamar Orgad
    24 Mar 2015 | 11:02 am
    With graduation just around the corner, hundreds of thousands of students are anxiously preparing to either launch into their careers or head to graduate school. We have some exciting news to share today for the latter group, but first, a little story. In March 2009, I was working as a Product Marketing Manager in an 80-person Israeli software company that develops software solutions for travel businesses. After two years in the role, I was ready for my next play and was looking for ways to accelerate my career towards my longer term goal – building great consumer products that would…
  • Hey Job Seeker, It’s Time To Get Up And Get Hired

    Daniel Ayele
    19 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    The world of job seeking can be all consuming. From secretly stalking the open reqs page of your dream company to sending endless applications into the black hole of online job listings, your job search can quickly begin to feel like a job in and of itself. Enter the brand new LinkedIn Job Search app for Android a one-stop shop for Android users’ job seeking needs. The app touts all of the features iOS members have come to rely on with their app counterpart, but was built from the ground up specifically for the Android experience – featuring left and right hand navigation menus and an…
  • LinkedIn Opens Up Profiles to Higher Education Partners with One-Click Program

    Gagan Shah
    18 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    Students are the beating heart of any educational institution – and long after they graduate from a college or university, they remain an important and vital representation of that institution and all it has to offer. Today, colleges and universities may invite their graduates to showcase their degrees and certificates on their LinkedIn profiles – all with the simple click of a button. Through LinkedIn’s Add-to-Profile program, educational institutions can embed a simple link on their websites and in emails sent directly to graduates. When graduates click that…
  • Opportunity, Not Calamity: How Losing My Job Kickstarted a New Career Journey [VIDEO]

    Lora Poepping
    12 Mar 2015 | 10:00 am
    UPDATE: Since we published this blog post in August 2014, Lora has transformed from a coach to a business person growing her own practice. To represent the expanding portfolio of services her business offers, she recently changed the name of her business from Plum Job Search Strategies to Plum Job Search, Recruiting & Coaching and has even hired 3 contractors to work for Plum. It’s been quite a journey for Lora, and she’s just getting started. When the ax falls on a job you’ve had for 13 years – which is what happened to me – it can be pretty devastating. But when my job…
 
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  • PREIT Completes Acquisition of Springfield Town Center

    1 Apr 2015 | 5:40 am
    In consideration for the property, PREIT delivered : in the form of cash and debt repayment and 6.25 million units of PREIT's operating partnership, valued on the closing date at . The cash portion of the purchase price was funded from borrowings under the Company's term loans and revolving credit facility.
  • Document Security Systems, Inc. Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results

    30 Mar 2015 | 4:01 pm
    "In 2014, DSS made significant progress towards some of its key goals, including growth and increased profitability in its Printed Products groups, continued development of AuthentiGuard, its brand protection product line, and an evaluation of its operations that should position the company for continued profitability improvement. At the same time, the company faced significant headwinds in its technology management business due to changes in US patent law that resulted in adverse rulings and ultimately significant impairments to our assets."
  • How did Jeff Weiner get the idea for LinkedIn?

    30 Mar 2015 | 11:59 am
    Jeff Weiner did not actually found LinkedIn or have the idea of starting it. As of March 2015, he has been serving as CEO of LinkedIn, a company he was been with since 2008.
  • When 2 Worlds Collide: Marketing, IT Come Together at #MarTech

    30 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    The best products or services are only as good as the tools you have to market them effectively. That's a simple business reality, and one MarTech - the marketing technology conference - seeks to address.
  • Howard Mollison now GM for Petrojam

    28 Mar 2015 | 11:39 pm
    Howard Mollison, chairman of the Jamaica Mortgage Bank , is now general manager for Petrojam under a two-year contract. Mollison has been chairman of JMB since March 2012, according to his LinkedIn profile.
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  • How LinkedIn Helps Women Shatter The Glass Ceiling - Forbes

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:38 am
    ForbesHow LinkedIn Helps Women Shatter The Glass CeilingForbesLinkedIn is no longer an add-on career management activity; it has become essential for anyone who is serious about career advancement. And for women, who comprise only 23 of the S&P 500's CEOs according to Catalyst, LinkedIn is poised to become a ...3 steps to a stellar LinkedIn profileToronto Sunall 2 news articles »
  • Kaplan University Collaborates with LinkedIn to Offer Free Premium ... - Business Wire (press release)

    1 Apr 2015 | 6:02 am
    Kaplan University Collaborates with LinkedIn to Offer Free Premium Business Wire (press release)DAVENPORT, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaplan University and LinkedIn are offering up to 1,000 three month LinkedIn Premium subscriptions to new users registering for Career Journey, a first-of-its-kind interactive online course that guides, engages and ...and more »
  • Land a New Job with the Back Door Method on LinkedIn - Lifehacker

    31 Mar 2015 | 11:09 am
    LifehackerLand a New Job with the Back Door Method on LinkedInLifehackerThen contact the hiring manager (or a person who can connect you to the hiring manager) on LinkedIn and demonstrate your ability related to the company's needs. Instead of giving them your resume and applying for a specific job, you're going through
  • Caliber Launches Linkedin Chat App - ProgrammableWeb

    31 Mar 2015 | 9:28 am
    BetaNewsCaliber Launches Linkedin Chat AppProgrammableWebCaliber recently launched as a chat app for LinkedIn users. In a landscape where many apps add chat functionality as quickly as possible, LinkedIn has not yet shown such interest. LinkedIn has limited its messaging functionality to InMail, which Caliber: instant messaging for your LinkedIn contactsBetaNewsall 4 news articles »
  • 7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know - TIME

    31 Mar 2015 | 8:09 am
    TIME7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to KnowTIMELinkedIn has evolved to become one the most important and most prevalent resources for professional networking available. Used by more than 313 million people on an international scale, it's no wonder why the social network has, for many professional ...The Two Strategies for Networking on LinkedIn -- And Why They MatterEntrepreneurall 3 news articles »
 
 
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    I’m On LinkedIn – Now What???

  • LinkedIn Ads: here’s what can be improved

    Jason Alba
    27 Mar 2015 | 4:07 pm
    Not sure if any LinkedIn people saw this, but it’s an important post: 8 Things I Hate About LinkedIn Ads I want to spend money on LinkedIn Ads, but the problems listed on this post have put this lower on my priority list… if they could fix some of this stuff I would be more anxious to get my ad program in place. As Larry says, it’s been 3+ years, maybe I’ll wait another 3 years
  • Manager’s Choice on LinkedIn Groups

    Jason Alba
    17 Mar 2015 | 3:45 pm
    This is for people who run, admin, or own a LinkedIn Group. There’s this cool thing at the top that will cycle through an image you have, plus any “discussions” that you flag as manager’s choice.  I think you can have up to 7.  It looks like this: (the arrow is pointing to a user navigation icon to scroll through the manager’s choice posts) I forgot how to add/remove posts from here, thinking that you go into Manage and will see a list to manage. That’s now how you do it, though.  Instead, you click on a Discussion you want to add, and towards the bottom…
  • LinkedIn: Networking tool or media giant?

    Jason Alba
    11 Mar 2015 | 3:47 pm
    I agree with what William Arruda says about LinkedIn and the direction it is going here: Is LinkedIn Poised To Be The Next Media Giant? So the big question is, combine this direction with the changes LinkedIn has made that make it less of a networking tool… and where is it headed?
  • LinkedIn Posts (articles) are awesome, except…

    Jason Alba
    19 Jan 2015 | 12:20 pm
    There are two major design issues that LinkedIn should fix with regard to “posts.”  Posts are the articles you can write… for a while they were only written by “influencers,” but now pretty much everyone can write them. I don’t know how long LinkedIn will keep this feature in place, but let’s assume it will be around longer than the uber-userful “Answers.” Anyway, I love notes, except for a 2.5 things: First, I want to see what other people write and contribute to an idea… and right now that’s a major pain (read: nearly…
  • LinkedIn Commercial Use Limit on Search

    Jason Alba
    12 Jan 2015 | 12:01 pm
    Boo, hiss. Apparently we can now see last names on 3rd degree search results… which is a great move… and long overdue.  But this new commercial use limit on search? They say: ” If you reach the commercial use limit, your activity on LinkedIn indicates that you’re likely using LinkedIn for commercial use, like hiring or prospecting.” Um, or you are a job seeker who is out of money and working your butt off to find networking contacts. The only good thing about this is that it forces you to (a) do better searches, and (b) do something with the search…
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  • 4 Killer Ways to Get Your Nonprofit Shared on Social Media

    Claire Axelrad
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:45 am
    What do you do when the majority of your audience utters one of these phrases — “I’m swamped… “I’m way behind”… “I’m overloaded”… “My email is out of control…” a half dozen times each day? You have to work around it! Because there’s no stopping it. You receive five times as much information daily as […] Author information Claire Axelrad Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE contributes a monthly column on Social Media and Nonprofits. Claire brings 30 years of frontline development and marketing leadership experience to her work as principal of her social benefit…
  • 8 Ways Hospitality Brands Can Use Vine for Marketing

    Debbie Miller
    31 Mar 2015 | 5:45 am
    Even though Meerkat is currently the talk of the town, many marketers are still undervaluing the possibilities with Twitter’s other product, Vine. Vine is a social video platform slowing you to capture or upload a video that plays in short, looping segment. Each video can only be six seconds long, aligning, in theory, with the […] Author information Debbie Miller Debbie Miller contributes a monthly column on Social Media for the Hospitality Industry. Debbie is the President of Social Hospitality where she provides clients with writing, editing, and social media services. She is also…
  • Retrain the “Lizard Brain.” Sales: Be Helpful. Be Closing.

    Rachel Miller
    30 Mar 2015 | 5:45 am
    We want things. We crave stuff. Human beings are naturally needy. We’re wired to follow those who give — those who serve. Everything from the emotional to physical and whatever falls in between — we seek it out. In a sales and marketing environment, we allow those who are helpful, in. We weed those who […] Author information Rachel Miller Rachel Miller contributes a monthly column on Social CRM. Rachel is Chief Listener at Pipeliner CRM and Co-Host of the Social Selling Hour (#SShour). | Twitter | LinkedIn | Retrain the “Lizard Brain.” Sales: Be Helpful. Be Closing. by…
  • How to Create an Instagram Strategy for Your Business

    Peg Fitzpatrick
    27 Mar 2015 | 5:45 am
    From the outside looking in, Instagram appears to be selfies and photos of food but this visual platform has turned into a powerhouse as brands as businesses switch from the Facebook platform due to the fall of organic reach. If you’re unsure how you can get value from Instagram, read on for some useful Instagram […] Author information Peg Fitzpatrick Peg Fitzpatrick contributes a monthly column on Google+. Peg is a social media strategist, writer, and speaker. She's co-author of The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users with Guy Kawasaki. Social media is her passion.
  • What Causes People To Click On Social Media?

    Wade Harman
    24 Mar 2015 | 5:45 am
    The brain is a wondrous piece of work. Have you ever done something without thinking about it? Have you ever said something out loud that you were thinking in your head? HA! Sure you have. We all have done that at one time or another. Although you’d be surprised at how many times I do […] Author information Wade Harman This monthly Social Media Psychology column is contributed by Wade Harman. Wade is a full time blogger and social media psychology expert. He earned a Cognitive Psychotherapy graduate degree in 2000, and he now uses that knowledge to research and develop social…
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  • How Many Idiots Are There on LinkedIn? About This Many…

    Scott Allen
    19 Mar 2015 | 2:39 pm
    How many idiots are there on LinkedIn? Well about this many… pic.twitter.com/cHFYyCirh9 — Gautam Ghosh (@GautamGhosh) March 19, 2015 And now, tell me your birth month and I’ll tell you how your love life will be. Then your birth year, and I’ll predict what will happen to your credit score.
  • How to Link Directly to Your LinkedIn Recommendations

    Scott Allen
    9 Mar 2014 | 8:53 pm
    My good friend Lori Ruff posted an article today about getting a direct link to your LinkedIn recommendations. Technically, she’s correct — there’s no way to make a link directly to your LinkedIn recommendations, i.e., a link that you could share with other people. However, there’s an app for that, sort of… I have been extremely impressed with Scott's ability to take networking to a professional and productive level. His advice is excellent as are his books and events. Do yourself a favor and make a connection with Scott! Victoria Duff Scott has a consuming…
  • Social Media and New Year’s Resolutions for the Best Year Ever

    Jan Wallen
    8 Jan 2014 | 6:21 pm
    Do you want to be more involved with LinkedIn and social media this coming year? Or have you been on LinkedIn for a long time and you’re not getting results from it — a new job, more clients, advancing your career? And this year you want to change that? One way to do that is to write social media goals and make them as specific as you make your sales or job search goals. When I first started using LinkedIn, I put my profile up and didn’t do anything with LinkedIn. LinkedIn and social media were not part of my New Year’s resolutions or goals. And I didn’t see any results that…
  • How to Use LinkedIn at Conferences

    Jan Wallen
    8 Oct 2013 | 6:00 pm
    Do you go to conferences and feel awkward, not knowing what to do or what to say? It’s happened to me. In fact in the last month I was a speaker at one conference and attended another one. Both conferences made it easy to connect with people, though all of them don’t make that extra effort. Even if you have the opportunity to meet new people, it can be awkward to walk up to a stranger. You can use LinkedIn effectively before, during and after the conference, and you don’t have to have that awkward experience. Before the conference: Look up the speakers and learn more about them, and…
  • How Can I Do More Social Media and LinkedIn When I Don’t Have Time?

    Jan Wallen
    6 Oct 2013 | 3:38 pm
    Almost everyone I’ve talked to recently has asked me this question. Do you also feel pushed for time? There’s also a lot of pressure to “go social” – to be active on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more. I used to feel that pressure, too. Now, while I feel some time pressure, I approach social media differently. I’ll outline my thoughts and the specific things I do day-to-day to maintain a strong presence without spending hours and hours to do it. And I’ll tell you tips and techniques, shortcuts you can use, and insights I’ve had on what works and what doesn’t work. Every…
 
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  • How to Find and Message (nearly) Any Prospect on LinkedIn in Three Easy Steps

    Pat Henseler
    23 Mar 2015 | 6:31 am
    What if I told you there was a simple way to find and message millions of highly-qualified prospects? And we are talking about people you don’t know and aren’t connected to in any way. Cold traffic. You’d probably say, “Well, can’t I just buy an email list and blast out a few thousand emails with [...] The post How to Find and Message (nearly) Any Prospect on LinkedIn in Three Easy Steps appeared first on LinkedSelling.
  • 10 Business Tools That We Used to Triple Our Business Last Year

    Ryan Farrell
    9 Mar 2015 | 2:04 pm
    Over the last three years we have been fortunate enough to experience an extremely rapid rate of growth. So rapid that we have actually tripled our numbers 3 years in a row. Pretty good, right? Now whenever I tell this to people at networking events, training workshops, family functions, etc. I typically get asked the same [...] The post 10 Business Tools That We Used to Triple Our Business Last Year appeared first on LinkedSelling.
  • The Definitive Guide to Marketing Your Webinar on LinkedIn: How to Add Hundreds of Registrants from Your LinkedIn Groups (for Free!) {Part 2 of 5}

    Pat Henseler
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:20 am
    This is second installment in our five part webinar marketing series: The Definitive Guide to Marketing Webinars on LinkedIn. It’s hard enough putting together a quality webinar, but then you’ve got to go out and actually get people to attend. The hits just keep on coming… In part one of the Definitive Guide to Marketing [...] The post The Definitive Guide to Marketing Your Webinar on LinkedIn: How to Add Hundreds of Registrants from Your LinkedIn Groups (for Free!) {Part 2 of 5} appeared first on LinkedSelling.
  • The Definitive Guide to Marketing Webinars on LinkedIn: Using Sponsored Updates to Get Registrants {Part 1 of 5}

    Pat Henseler
    29 Jan 2015 | 7:17 am
    This is first installment in our five part webinar marketing series: The Definitive Guide to Marketing Webinars on LinkedIn. LinkedIn gives advertisers a number of different options for advertising – banner ads, text ads, text link ads, company sponsored updates, direct sponsored content, and video ads. But what method is the best for marketing your webinars? [...] The post The Definitive Guide to Marketing Webinars on LinkedIn: Using Sponsored Updates to Get Registrants {Part 1 of 5} appeared first on LinkedSelling.
  • How Brent Barnacle Used LinkedIn to Close Deals in 15 Different Countries

    Josh Turner
    16 Jan 2015 | 8:29 am
    We love us some LinkedIn bad asses.  And Brent Barnacle is definitely one of them. Brent’s a Consultant at Strengths Strategy, Inc. He’s doing some awesome things with LinkedIn to grow his business, and we thought you’d want to learn his strategies too! Josh sat down with Brent to really dig deep into the strategies [...] The post How Brent Barnacle Used LinkedIn to Close Deals in 15 Different Countries appeared first on LinkedSelling.
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  • LinkedIn Groups: How to Save InMail Credits

    Erin Miller
    19 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    On Tuesday, I challenged you to read and respond to the next five LinkedIn InMails that you receive. If you took the challenge, you’re probably quickly discovering that InMails are an excellent business tool. But there’s still more to discover! If you have an upgraded LinkedIn membership, you are also able to send InMails. Here is the breadown of allotted monthly InMails by LinkedIn subscription, following LinkedIn’s updated InMail policy: So, let’s say you’re interested in sending an InMail to someone outside of your 1st level Connections. Based on the chart above, you know how…
  • The LinkedIn InMail Challenge

    Erin Miller
    17 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    There has been a lot of talk about LinkedIn InMails recently. From LinkedIn’s controversial change in InMail policy to the tireless quest to create InMail messaging that will inspire responses, people are referring to this form of communication as a business tool more and more all of the time. And it probably won’t surprise you to know that I have a few crazy ideas on this subject. Have you received an InMail recently from a recruiter, someone in sales, a power-networker or a LinkedIn Group Administrator and immediately groaned and rolled your eyes? If so, this blog post is for you.
  • LinkedIn Recruiter: How to Filter Candidates in Projects

    Erin Miller
    12 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    As the recruiter at Intero Advisory, I work in LinkedIn Recruiter every day. For those of you that are not familiar with the LinkedIn Recruiter subscription, it allows special access for recruiters to search the LinkedIn network, beyond their 3rd level Connections. And it’s amazing. Some might even argue that it is magical. I love Recruiter because it not only allows me to search and contact talented individuals in order to start employment conversations, but it also keeps me extremely organized. I recently discovered yet another wonderful and convenient organization tool in Recruiter that…
  • Women — Why Your Brand Matters

    Colleen McKenna
    10 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    I love to stop at airport stores and choose a random selection of magazines for my flight. I found MORE magazine at the top of the heap during a recent flight and dove into Dorie Clark’s article on Personal Branding for the Image Impaired. Every word jumped off the page and as I looked around that afternoon it seemed to me that a whole lot of other people could benefit from this article. I talk with professional women everyday who don’t realize that they are a brand. Whether crafted, defined, articulated or neglected, everyone has a brand. The more you put your arms around the…
  • Attention. You’re More Transparent.

    Colleen McKenna
    5 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    LinkedIn’s recent Profile updates increase visibility for people and companies. People, by nature, are visual and LinkedIn, like other platforms, is becoming increasingly visual. You have the opportunity to connect more dots and further your branding if you take advantage of these LinkedIn changes. You are more transparent than ever. Use it to your advantage. Remember, all LinkedIn updates roll out randomly over time, so there is a chance that these updates will not currently be applied to your Profile. Hang tight. It’s on its way. This is the new LinkedIn Profile look. Notice…
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