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Your LinkedIn Consultant

Could you benefit from spending some time with a professional LinkedIn Consultant? To many people LinkedIn is a minefield! If you want to unlock the secrets that come with LinkedIn and have your business benefit from it, we are here to help. Here.
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LinkedIn Consultant

Could you and your team benefit from spending time with a LinkedIn consultant? By investing in our in-house training here at Value Exchange, we can come to your place of work and teach you and your team how to master.
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LinkedIn Coaching

Looking for LinkedIn coaching? By investing in a little coaching, you can learn all there is to know about LinkedIn. Whilst many people still see it as a business platform to simply network and build connections, we believe there is.
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My First Native LinkedIn Video

LinkedIn goes Video! We have seen it coming for some while. Video has been added to LinkedIn straight out of the platform. There is no longer the need to upload videos from other places. Without doubt this is the next.
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How do I make my LinkedIn profile stand out? 

Whilst many people make the effort to create a LinkedIn profile and make a bunch of connections, it can often end up being forgotten about and not used to its full potential. Whether you want to increase your brand awareness and.
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Can I use Technology to Automate Authenticity?

Marketing has become more automated. And in many ways I am guilty of it too. I cut corners to save time in developing relationships. Successful marketing, I am told, is achieved by tools and bots that automate the process of engagement. BUT: In.
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A BIG move for LinkedIn – ‘Active Status’ Alerts

LinkedIn has announced a new feature called 'Active Alerts'. So now we will get to see who is presently active on LinkedIn, similar to Skype or Facebook. However, as I keep a LinkedIn browser open almost all the time, does.
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Social Media For Business Professionals

The continued progress of social media has created more opportunities for employers and businesses to grow their brands and promote their services. It has, however, made room for much embarrassment with auto-messaging, spelling mistakes in posts, consumer interaction gone wrong.
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LinkedIn anniversaries – like or loathe?

I love watching my #LinkedIn notifications coming in..... but all too often it is one of these. I'd love to see more of what my network are up to, commenting on, liking, writing and sharing. However, in the meantime, use.
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How to write engaging headlines

The top two word headlines that get most B2B engagement on LinkedIn. So now you know what headlines make successful shares on #LinkedIn - get to it! .
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What is your LinkedIn strategy?

"What is your LinkedIn strategy - or more simply - Why are you on LinkedIn?" This question is one I ask people every day, but very few have an answer. If you wish to get something out of LinkedIn, the.
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Look out for LinkedIn’s new ‘Website Demographics’ tool.

LinkedIn claims that 'Website Demographics' is a major leap forward in helping you make more informed marketing decisions to grow your business. With the ability to gather insights before, during, or after campaigns, you can improve your strategy and make.
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Do you know your LinkedIn SSI Score?

A useful tool that not many people know about is their LinkedIn Social Selling Index. When logged into LinkedIn, add /sales/ssi to www.linkedin.com - and you can find out what yours is. The best reason for using it is not.
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I hope GDPR will be looking out for this…

Dear #GDPR, in May next year, can you spend some time pursuing people and companies like this, rather than many of us small companies who take a responsible effort to communicate with our clients and prospects. Thank you, Nigel Cliffe.
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UK LinkedIn Coaching

Are you confident in your ability to use LinkedIn? Have you been struggling to put your profile together? Maybe you’ve heard rumours that you can generate leads from using LinkedIn and want to know more? If you’re looking to invest.
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How to Search Your OWN Connections

You know that moment when you want to make contact with a connection but can’t remember their name? To make it worse still you can’t remember the company name either? Don’t sweat, I may have the answer. As a result of.
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What is GDPR?

GDPR stands for the ‘General Data Protection Regulation’. It’s been nearly five years in the making and after being published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 14th April 2016, officially came into force on 25th May, 2016..
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LinkedIn Strategy Training

LinkedIn strategy training for businesses across the UK As it stands, most of us know what LinkedIn is, and what its purpose is. Simply put, LinkedIn is a social networking service used by businesses across the world. Whilst most people see it.
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Important LinkedIn Character Counts

When it comes to typing text into any field on LinkedIn it is the number of characters and spaces that count. We want you to be able to make the most out of LinkedIn, which is why we've made a.
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How to Connect Professionally on LinkedIn

All too many times when I receive an invitation to connect with someone I have not met I receive this request: “I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn.” My first reaction is - err, no, not really -.
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How To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work For You!

There are many things you can do to improve your return on investment when using LinkedIn. However, none can be as effective as having a professional profile for when people view you. Here are ten tips to get your profile.
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New LinkedIn Messaging Feature

Latest LinkedIn Update Still receiving the standard message to most of your LinkedIn invites? The new way to reply without initially accepting. "I'd like to connect with you on LinkedIn." Annoying isn’t it? There.
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Why LinkedIn Is Not The Place To Sell

Why LinkedIn is not the place to sellIn a recent LinkedIn group discussion this question was raised...
How can we leverage LinkedIn to sell more without being salesy or spammy?
It would seem.
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So, Just What Is A Connection?

So, just what is a connection on LinkedIn? How often do you receive the following mundane message from people wishing to connect on LinkedIn? ‘I’d like to connect with you on LinkedIn.' Most.
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VE Blog image - top 3 reason to upgrade your account I pay for the first level of LinkedIn premium account - Business. Whilst I know many that stick with a free account,.
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The importance of being me I have often wondered why certain people I know take on different personas in different situations. Most folks I know I find to be pretty consistent, but.
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The LinkedIn data iceberg How well do you know and use LinkedIn? - Good Profile - check - Keywords in your headline - check - Update your Status Profile - check - Participate in Groups -.
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How to really engage in LinkedIn groups Self-promotion; not a terribly British thing to do. Most of the time this rings true, but when it comes to LinkedIn it seems like all etiquette.
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PrintChat Last week I joined in a great Tweetchat run by Deborah Corn, which focused on LinkedIn. During #printchat (which takes place every Thursday 9-10pm UTC) Deborah asked a number.
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