The PDF download, in my mind, is a great foundation for a resume. Why would you spend hours writing one and formatting it, when LinkedIn now offers this up? I can see areas on my profile now (by having looked at my downloaded profile), where I might want to beef up some of my information and experience. The other piece about this that is really cool is that it includes all of your recommendations.
I confess – I’ve been too “digital” – up until now. I’ve been thinking a lot this year about how I will do social media differently. How will I do social media differently in 2012? That is such a loaded question. What I’m realizing matters most, is the value I place on relationships. On quality – not quantity. I think many of us, as we jumped on the social bandwagon in the last several years have looked at numbers.
How many Twitter followers can I amass?
What’s the size of my network on LinkedIn?
How many people want to be my friend on Facebook?
Those same statements can be said about any of the social network sites. I’ve been really thinking about what I need to differently this year to really grow relationships that matter to me, and seek out new ones.
If you are a networker, like me, you check your LinkedIn account analytics regularly. You like to be “in the know” about who is looking at your profile, and perhaps locate new professionals you’d like to connect with for one reason or another. Today in my travels on LinkedIn, I was doing my usual checking… [...]
What you need to know about meta data and how it affects sharing you content on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Your Meta Title and Meta Descriptions are a key element of social sharing.
I recently gave a presentation to my fellow SIGMA employees about the importance of having your LinkedIn profile optimized and how that can impact your organizations online/offline traffic. Each employee of your organization should be considered a touch-point into your products and services. I would suggest that even your receptionist should have an optimized LinkedIn profile that represents your company’s core messaging.
If you are not currently displaying your Tweets on your LinkedIn profile – you should be… There are two ways to do this… You can set up a connection between the two to update your LinkedIn status with your last tweet, or you can add the Twitter App which displays your tweet stream on your [...]
This updated of the social revolution captures the impact of social media. Check it out… (and thank you to @equalman for providing such a great snapshot)
A co-worker asked me today about a strange link on my LinkedIn profile. I had listed as a former position “Free Lance Web Development (at Self Employed)” to show the years I was home with my children, and the work I did during that time. LinkedIn requires you put a Company Name with each position [...]
I recently attended a Social Media seminar hosted by a local Chamber of Commerce. My goal for this first part in a 3 part series was to make sure I wasn’t missing the mark on any major social media networks I have been using. By no means do I consider myself to be a [...]