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4 Simple Steps to LinkedIn Success

4 Simple Steps to LinkedIn Success

(Actually — 16)

DAILY

Take these steps every day to stay top of mind with your colleagues.

  1. Review your notifications. Did anyone comment on your posts? Does someone have a birthday coming up that you’d like to acknowledge? Does a connection have a new job you want to congratulate them on?
  2. Check timeline
    1. comment on posts or articles
    2. Share an update
  3. Check your messaging
  4. Check invitations (connection requests)

 

WEEKLY

Take these steps each week to showcase your expertise and solidify your brand.

  1. Post (an article, an update, an interactive question)
  2. Visit your groups
  3. Reach out to a current or former client, colleague, customer, or classmate
  4. Promote a product, service, or event

MONTHLY

Take these steps each month to deepen your connections.

  1. Save your connections to a spreadsheet
  2. Write one recommendation and request one recommendation
  3. Plan next month’s articles
  4. Review your new acquaintances and decide if there are new people to connect with (remember to send a message with a connection request)

YEARLY

Take these steps at least once per year to make sure your overall profile is up-to-date.

  1. Review your profile
    1. Your photo
    2. Your headline
    3. Your summary
      (do these items still reflect what you’d like to profile on LinkedIn)
  2. Review connections (do you need to add some or remove some)
  3. Review groups
  4. Review the media in your summary