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5 top tips for LinkedIn visual forming

5 top tips for LinkedIn visual forming

One size doesn’t fit all with social – but it’s becoming increasingly apparent that LinkedIn’s audience wants to absorb content the same way they would on Facebook, TikTok or Insta – not that it’s becoming a more visual platform, but for…
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B2B for LinkedIn: the missing piece

B2B for LinkedIn: the missing piece

Determining the ultimate formula for effective B2B social media success on LinkedIn remains a subject of debate – but a simplistic approach involving mere infusion of technical terminology into posts isn’t going to land. Ever. You might be sceptical, thinking, “Oh great, another blog advising me to…
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Creative Tips to Boost B2B Campaign Performance on LinkedIn

Creative Tips to Boost B2B Campaign Performance on LinkedIn

Businesses work so hard to succeed on social media, but sometimes a small missing piece can be a deal-breaker. Video is certainly one of the most effective tools for B2B marketers to send their messages across on LinkedIn. Creating your visuals properly is essential to ensure your B2B campaign runs…
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LinkedIn will make newsletter subscriptions visible to others

LinkedIn will make newsletter subscriptions visible to others

Newsletters went through a boom phase in the last couple of years and the social media platforms are working to incorporate newsletter elements to grow personal brands and thought leadership. LinkedIn announced last week that they’re looking to add a new option which will enable members to view what newsletters…
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LinkedIn Gets Creative About Performance

LinkedIn Gets Creative About Performance

LinkedIn recently released a guide about how to boost creative content performance. Today’s blog gives you a sneak peek at some of the important highlights and attempts to understand why so few marketers have the data and examples necessary to convince brands…
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What to post on LinkedIn – part 2 ✌️

What to post on LinkedIn – part 2 ✌️

What can you post on your organisation’s LinkedIn account? We’ve already talked about what kind of content you can share on LinkedIn as a brand (if you’ve missed that blog, don’t you worry! Here it is for you 😉). So, there are a few kinds of posts you can…
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What to post on LinkedIn?

What to post on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is known to be the main social media channel for professionals. It’s the place for B2B businesses, and the vast majority of users are there for a common reason: work. It can be an active search for employment, clients, business opportunities, etc. The problem comes when it is only…
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LinkedIn posts ideas for every day of the week

LinkedIn posts ideas for every day of the week

Running out of ideas on what posts to share on LinkedIn? Looking to create something engaging that would also perform well on the professional social network? Don’t sweat it! Here are a few quick wins for content you can share every day in a week. Check out the full infographic…
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Social Copy that Pops: LinkedIn

Social Copy that Pops: LinkedIn

  The evolution of writing copy for social media has been a dynamic and sometimes confusing journey. The days of winging it are long past us and now specific and sometimes prescribed styles of creatives and copy will resonate with specific social platforms and brand profiles. While this…
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Will perennial bridesmaid LinkedIn ever become the bride?

Will perennial bridesmaid LinkedIn ever become the bride?

Will perennial bridesmaid LinkedIn ever become the bride? It pains me to say I suspect not. Before anyone thinks this is an anti-LinkedIn or anti-Microsoft rant, this X-Box playing marketeer wants nothing more than LinkedIn to realise its potential. Sadly, the diversified IT supplier appears to place more…
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LinkedIn is getting the hang of events

LinkedIn is getting the hang of events

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you’ll remember when we wrote this post – the overarching tone of voice was “Gah, FINALLY, LinkedIn!!!” Given that almost every real-life event in 2020 has been cancelled or moved to online (thanks for nothing, Mr C. Ovid!), we…
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LinkedIn finally wants you to get to know your followers

LinkedIn finally wants you to get to know your followers

LinkedIn has been historically reticent to give in-depth follower information, or it has at least limited follower-specific features. When it brought back the option to invite your connections to follow your company page late last year, it implemented a limit of 50 invites per page manager, per day.
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Digital marketers should play the long game when it comes to LinkedIn

Digital marketers should play the long game when it comes to LinkedIn

  Digital marketers should play the long game when it comes to LinkedIn For digital marketers, ‘ROI’ is not a new term. It’s a metric that is consistently measured against efforts and budgets when reporting on performance. But how is ROI calculated and influenced? And how can we…
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Make a date with LinkedIn

Make a date with LinkedIn

LinkedIn is playing catch-up again and has announced the new facility to create and manage events on the channel… finally! The functionality promises to allow us to “create private events, event update notifications, search filters to invite the right attendees”, and you can find it…
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Are you up to date with LinkedIn?

Are you up to date with LinkedIn?

  Are you up to date with LinkedIn? LinkedIn pages have a few new ways you can improve the visibility, content and followers – here’s a checklist you can use to make sure you’re maximising this platform – because they have over 500m users! Tagline There’s a space…
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LinkedIn gets a few new buttons!

LinkedIn gets a few new buttons!

LinkedIn is an excellent platform that every business should use, whether it’s foradvertising, brand content, recruitment, or showing off achievements. We’re hearing more and more that social media is a pay-to-play space. Platforms know that paid advertising isn’t going anywhere, so they’re updating their organic offerings to keep businesses,…
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Interesting interests on LinkedIn

Interesting interests on LinkedIn

Fanfare, please! LinkedIn has finally introduced interest targeting options to their paid campaign manager – three cheers! So all those hashtags you’ve been faithfully adding to organic content and wondering “what exactly is this doing for me?”… wonder no longer, they are indicators for users’…
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Student Voices are on LinkedIn looking a lot like Snapchat’s Stories

Student Voices are on LinkedIn looking a lot like Snapchat’s Stories

Seemingly inspired by Snapchat, LinkedIn has launched a new feature called Student Voices, which has a few similarities to Stories.   In fairness, every other social platform including Twitter and WhatsApp, has their version of Stories so it was only a matter of time before LinkedIn found a reason…
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Back to the Future with LinkedIn

Back to the Future with LinkedIn

There’s been a great deal of talk over the past few months of the future strategic moves that LinkedIn might be making. As always, LinkedIn is extremely slow at implementing radical changes. The result of this perpetual situation is that the social network of the working people has announced…
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Is hashtagging on LinkedIn #WorthIt?

Is hashtagging on LinkedIn #WorthIt?

Social media is the place for meaningful conversations. Hashtags are a way for people to find and join particular conversations. Twitter was pretty centralised around hashtagging for conversational purposes. Facebook and Instagram jumped on the bandwagon too. LinkedIn introduced hashtags to the platform a hot minute after the rest…
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LinkedIn revamps its Groups product

LinkedIn revamps its Groups product

If you said LinkedIn Groups to me, I’d break out in a cold sweat thinking of all the spammy emails I used to get on a daily basis trying to persuade me I wanted to pop over to the platform to participate, so I was really interested…
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LinkedIn Voice Messages

LinkedIn Voice Messages

LinkedIn’s latest feature update allows the sending of recorded audio messages from one member to another. Reducing the friction of communication in an online community like with any new tool, voice messages, can be used well or poorly. By providing its users with an option…
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Facebook’s venture into 3D & LinkedIn’s Carousel campaigns

Facebook’s venture into 3D & LinkedIn’s Carousel campaigns

We’re bringing you the latest on platform transformations. If you wanna show your audience that you’re on it and up-to-date with the latest tech changes, make the most of these opportunities on social! So what’s going on? Facebook ships out 3D posts to innovate and change how VR content…
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Take your audience for ride with LinkedIn Carousels

Take your audience for ride with LinkedIn Carousels

Of course, the best social media results come from paid social. We allocate budget to really squeeze the pips out of our audiences and to reach them directly. Social media is what we do, so we get super excited about new formats and additions to platforms, especially when it…
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LinkedIn goes all-in on B2B with video sponsored content

LinkedIn goes all-in on B2B with video sponsored content

  LinkedIn has been criticised for its lack of sponsored video support for quite some time now and most of us have almost given up on the idea that it will ever ACTUALLY happen. However, last October it began beta-testing video for sponsored content with more than 700 participating…
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Increase LinkedIn engagements with top topics from 2017

Increase LinkedIn engagements with top topics from 2017

There are plenty of tactical ways to use social media for B2B marketing. The first question… which channels are you using? Well, we all know that B2B loves LinkedIn. But, how should you be using LinkedIn? There has been a huge focus on LinkedIn over the past year. The platform…
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Facebook seizes the opportunity to become the LinkedIn for low-skilled job seekers

Facebook seizes the opportunity to become the LinkedIn for low-skilled job seekers

The all-consuming Leviathan which is Facebook has seen an opportunity for continued growth. You may have already seen the out of home advertising, where Facebook shows its alignment with micro businesses, your local barber, a small florist and the like. Now, to complement that messaging, Facebook has…
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Twitter and LinkedIn are getting new video ad formats

Twitter and LinkedIn are getting new video ad formats

With the near constant innovation we see from Facebook’s ad offering, it’s easy to forget that other social media platforms release new products from time-to-time. This week there have been two announcements that have got us excited, and they’re both about video. LinkedIn First up LinkedIn is FINALLY…
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Watch out LinkedIn – Facebook is coming for you!

Watch out LinkedIn – Facebook is coming for you!

  As someone who has spent the last few months frantically trying to find a job after returning from a 10-month teaching stint in China, I am always interested to discover new ways to get your CV out there in front of employers. Before landing my current job…
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Bumble Bizz and its challenge to LinkedIn

Bumble Bizz and its challenge to LinkedIn

It’s 2017 and there are many wonderful things about the way the world is today versus where it was, even as recently as a few decades ago. And if you read The Better Angels of Our Nature, you start to feel really positive about mankind’s…
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LinkedIn? Hot property? Amazing what a few tweaks can do

LinkedIn? Hot property? Amazing what a few tweaks can do

  It’s not personal, it’s just business. Actually, it’s a balance of both. The whole point of LinkedIn is to be a social network for business, yet, in the fifteen years since its inception, detractors have been chipping away at everything from its design, to UX and lack…
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How to make the most of the new video tool on LinkedIn

How to make the most of the new video tool on LinkedIn

Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram… You can’t really escape videos on social media! Up until now, LinkedIn was resisting the temptation, but not anymore. The professional network has also succumbed to the video’s charms! So, what does the platform offer in terms of video creation and how can you…
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Matchmaking on LinkedIn…I’m in!

Matchmaking on LinkedIn…I’m in!

Forget Tinder…now you can find your perfect match on LinkedIn, in a professional sense of course! LinkedIn is currently trialling a new service that identifies potential mentors with people who are looking for mentorship or guidance in a specific area, whether it be a new career path, or…
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Could LinkedIn provide your business with unexpected benefits?

Could LinkedIn provide your business with unexpected benefits?

Have you considered using LinkedIn for talent development and enhancing your business brand? Yep, without doubt, it used to be the place you’d go to find a job but that’s not quite the case these days. At its inception, LinkedIn delivered a clear offering to its users. If…
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Linkedin’s getting more personal about business connections

Linkedin’s getting more personal about business connections

It may be a small dopamine rush when you get more invites on LinkedIn than an A-lister to a fabulous party, but is it just a vanity numbers game, or are you actually using it to find people outside your existing professional network for job hunts, lead generation…
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Are LinkedIn’s new targeting tools your perfect match?

Are LinkedIn’s new targeting tools your perfect match?

  Earlier this week, LinkedIn announced it has hit the 500 million user mark, with users from 200 different countries. Although this is modest in comparison to the extensive growth Facebook & Snapchat see, LinkedIn is still undoubtedly one of the best professional platforms, with 10 million active…
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Should LinkedIn be a social network or a professional networking channel?

Should LinkedIn be a social network or a professional networking channel?

  It will come as no surprise that since Microsoft’s take-over of LinkedIn, the software giant wants to take on the big guns. Microsoft has been waiting years for the opportunity to successfully enter the social media game. Instead of taking the Google approach and trying to make…
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Does the new LinkedIn look get the thumbs up?

Does the new LinkedIn look get the thumbs up?

Following Microsoft’s completion of the LinkedIn acquisition, dramatic changes began to roll out at the end of last week. Primarily, for its 450m users, it is a desktop revamp that leads the charge. Whilst not available yet in every country, we took a look at initial feedback…
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LinkedIn breaks the ice with new personalised conversation starters

LinkedIn breaks the ice with new personalised conversation starters

Here’s a simple way to engage prospective customers, business contacts and potential employers on LinkedIn.  So, you’ve built a healthy number of connections on your LinkedIn profile through networking, building connections and your successful career. Asking for advice,…
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LinkedIn not the lone ranger of B2B Paid

LinkedIn not the lone ranger of B2B Paid

For years, LinkedIn stood alone as the prime channel for B2B businesses pushing Paid models to drive attributed leads in funnel. The ability to serve targeted content to specific industry, company and job function has been appealing. Understandably so. The landscape has changed and I believe it will…
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Microsoft to buy LinkedIn – what this means for you

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn – what this means for you

Well I have to confess I did not see this one coming. Given LinkedIn’s history of building, developing and buying their own range of ‘add-on’ products, I was certain that they would release their own CRM/listening tool. The lack of API for LinkedIn has always been an issue…
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LinkedIn is planning to introduce its very own version of Instant Articles

LinkedIn is planning to introduce its very own version of Instant Articles

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, LinkedIn is now working on its own version of Instant Articles, a feature that makes it possible for publishers to host fast loading, immersive mobile content, accessible instantly within LinkedIn, rather than linking users back to their own site. According to…
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Is LinkedIn’s new app update ‘all that’?

Is LinkedIn’s new app update ‘all that’?

  LinkedIn has finally caught up. After several nudges into bits and pieces of newly-designed UI, including the Ads manager dashboard, LinkedIn Pulse, and messaging features, the platform has totally revamped its mobile app. Boasting a whole new breezy design, a faster home feed and several new features including a ‘more’…
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Is LinkedIn’s company engagement key for growth?

Is LinkedIn’s company engagement key for growth?

LinkedIn has just made a major change to the way brands can interact on the channel. They have just enabled company pages to respond as brand (as opposed to individual company members). Why is this significant you ask? Because it’s totally out of character for LinkedIn…
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View performance stats for LinkedIn Publisher Posts

View performance stats for LinkedIn Publisher Posts

If you’ve used LinkedIn’s publisher platform in the past, you will now have access to detailed information on how well your content has performed, and the audience it reached. In an effort to be more than just a professional’s social network, and to place itself as…
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Elevate your employees on LinkedIn

Elevate your employees on LinkedIn

LinkedIn’s latest product utilises the connections of employees in order to publish and curate content with up to ten times the reach of the average company page. “Did you know the average employee has 10 times as many connections as a company has followers?” – LinkedIn LinkedIn Elevate offers…
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LinkedIn and Facebook turn attention to connecting your office

LinkedIn and Facebook turn attention to connecting your office

Last week Facebook and LinkedIn announced their intention to focus on social enterprise. Facebook at work launched with small scale trials by invitation. It functions like Facebook, but allows for a separate login and the opportunity to keep work and personal separate. LinkedIn, already considered the…
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5 ways to take your advertising on LinkedIn to the next level

5 ways to take your advertising on LinkedIn to the next level

We use the LinkedIn paid platform for clients on a daily basis. Despite its rather dated layout and reasonably thin set of features (when compared with the big boys like Google and Facebook), there is no doubt, for me, that LinkedIn still very much has the…
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LinkedIn Publisher platform available to all – How to make your content stand out

LinkedIn Publisher platform available to all – How to make your content stand out

It was once open to an exclusive club of only the most respected and the most influential, with the likes of Richard Branson and Barack Obama being part of the elite. But now, LinkedIn has opened its gates to all. It was announced last week that the LinkedIn…
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Cosmopolitan Skillsets – Linkedin Maps the Skills Unique to Each City

Cosmopolitan Skillsets – Linkedin Maps the Skills Unique to Each City

Linkedin, the “Facebook for business” has released maps of the USA and Europe converting user’s professional skillsets data by city and area. A welcome step towards providing visualization of Linkedin’s unique mountain of data, the maps released last week…
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Work BFF equals happy, motivated employees according to new LinkedIn study

Work BFF equals happy, motivated employees according to new LinkedIn study

A recent survey by LinkedIn has revealed co-worker friendships are key to employee happiness and a thriving workplace – having worked in previous jobs where the office banter was very much lacking, I can definitely vouch for these results! The study of over 11,500 professionals around the globe aimed to…
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LinkedIn acquires Newsle for a powerful and insightful future

LinkedIn acquires Newsle for a powerful and insightful future

LinkedIn announced this week that they have acquired social sorting site Newsle. This machine-learning site, scans all social sites to cut out the noise and deliver to you only the most relevant information and content that you are looking for. It has been stated for…
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Getting serious about content marketing – LinkedIn’s most influential brands

Getting serious about content marketing – LinkedIn’s most influential brands

Content, content, content. I am not quite sure how many times I use the word “content” in a day but if I did, and I got a £1 for every time, then I would be buying myself Google Glass (even if they are £1000, seriously!). So back…
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Twitter the new Facebook- Facebook the new LinkedIn

Twitter the new Facebook- Facebook the new LinkedIn

There has been a lot of controversy around the recent changes to Twitter’s photo focused profiles. Not entirely sure what I am talking about? Discover how “The new Twitter profile layout now shows the world who you are” They really do look very similar to Facebook! Behind the…
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Content Marketing Score and LinkedIn resources not to ignore

Content Marketing Score and LinkedIn resources not to ignore

LinkedIn’s recent set of proposition from their marketing solutions team again illustrates the focus the platform is placing on content, and being the centre point for your daily fix of industry news and views. After announcing widening the publishing platform up to all users, LinkedIn have…
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Are you maximising the effectiveness of LinkedIn Groups to generate leads?

Are you maximising the effectiveness of LinkedIn Groups to generate leads?

With over 2 million of them on LinkedIn, Groups are a core part of the platform. Whether it’s to enhance your credibility or to generate leads, we take a look at the important role that Groups can play in your marketing activity. With over 8,000 Groups created every week, there…
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LinkedIn: The lean, mean content marketing machine!

LinkedIn: The lean, mean content marketing machine!

LinkedIn is running ‘full steam ahead’ in its content marketing efforts as it announces the release of two new content analytics tools, dubbed as the “Dynamic Duo” for businesses. Read on to discover why the news should come as music to the ears of B2B…
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Take note – LinkedIn publishing power is a BIG opportunity

Take note – LinkedIn publishing power is a BIG opportunity

Roll up! Roll up!  Brands that are already investing heavily in LinkedIn will be licking their lips at the prospect of the new publishing power about to be at their finger tips (see the full article on the LinkedIn blog). LinkedIn influencers, launched in 2012, saw powerful…
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Examining the impact of the new LinkedIn Showcase Pages

Examining the impact of the new LinkedIn Showcase Pages

With every company, there are always multiple areas to focus on and different products to promote. But how do you ensure that when promoting online on sites such as LinkedIn, your focus is evident and not just a jumbled-up mess of completely different areas? If this is a…
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Using LinkedIn for smarter networking. Have you discovered the ‘Contacts’ feature?

Using LinkedIn for smarter networking. Have you discovered the ‘Contacts’ feature?

At immediate future – we love LinkedIn and the opportunities that it provides for meaty social media marketing. In the last two years, the social network has really risen up as a star platform for lead generation with LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages being worked hard by…
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5 LinkedIn group stats you need to know

5 LinkedIn group stats you need to know

Activity in LinkedIn groups shows absolutely no signs of slowing, even with the platform’s emphasis on a content rich update feed.  When Facebook made this move with their series of  news feed updates, the groups eventually went, but it doesn’t look like they will be going any where fast on…
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Want your content to succeed on LinkedIn? Go visual

Want your content to succeed on LinkedIn? Go visual

LinkedIn has gone visual. With the introduction of the feature a few months ago to allow companies to post presentations, images and videos on company page, LinkedIn is clearly embracing the shift towards visual content. We all know that LinkedIn is an effective social media network for B2B…
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The arrival of the long awaited LinkedIn groups redesign

The arrival of the long awaited LinkedIn groups redesign

Despite the rising popularity of such LinkedIn features as the company page, the influencers section and the newsfeed, LinkedIn groups are one of the most popular features of the platform. Search for any industry, and you will find top groups with their membership in tens and even hundreds of thousands.
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LinkedIn expands its education arm – with the introduction of LinkedIn University Pages

LinkedIn expands its education arm – with the introduction of LinkedIn University Pages

Yesterday LinkedIn announced a feature just launched on the social network, ‘University Pages’ – essentially data hubs relating to universities and their alumni, from all over the world. So far, the new feature has been released to a seed number of universities including University of Oxford…
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The curious case of the LinkedIn hashtag

The curious case of the LinkedIn hashtag

    Ever since Chris Messina introduced the system of hashtagging to mircoblogging site Twitter in 2007 its popularity has grown to the point that it has been adopted by competing social media networks and has found a place in pop culture, with TV shows and music videos…
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How LinkedIn has revolutionised recruitment, and why I love it!

How LinkedIn has revolutionised recruitment, and why I love it!

I have recently started with immediate future as Head of Talent, recruiting the best talent in social media and keeping the great staff we have already happy in their workplace! On that note, if you work in social media marketing – at any level, or want to – we…
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LinkedIn takes the next step in content marketing with new Sponsored Updates

LinkedIn takes the next step in content marketing with new Sponsored Updates

Marketing for B2B companies on LinkedIn just got more interesting. At the end of this month, LinkedIn is introducing ‘Sponsored Updates’, which gives users the ability to promote updates on LinkedIn beyond their own followers or connections. In a similar style to ‘Promoted Posts’ on Facebook,…
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The power of visual content claims another victim: How LinkedIn is going visual

The power of visual content claims another victim: How LinkedIn is going visual

The world has gone visual. 10% of photos taken in the history of the world were taken in the last year, as online and social media continues to embrace the power of visual content. The statistics speak for themselves: 250 million photos are uploaded to Facebook each…
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Do you like the new LinkedIn design?

Do you like the new LinkedIn design?

LinkedIn have recently rolled out the new layout, and there is a noticeable buzz within the social media world around it! The new design has already seen a couple of phases, and each time it happens, you see people talking about it! As Em Donnely mentions, the notification toolbar has…
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3 LinkedIn groups worth your attention

3 LinkedIn groups worth your attention

With the popularity of LinkedIn Groups growing alongside the other conversation platforms, such as LinkedIn Today and company pages, it has become a considerable challenge to identify the most relevant groups to join. Let’s say you are an IT professional looking to network with your peers……
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LinkedIn: The best recruitment agency there is?

LinkedIn: The best recruitment agency there is?

LinkedIn has a reputation as a place where professionals go to find a job. With an array of new features like LinkedIn Today for breaking news, LinkedIn Groups for discussions and LinkedIn Company Pages introducing a Facebook-esque feel to proceedings, some might argue that its reputation has subsided…
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How to use hashtags on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn

How to use hashtags on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn

Hashtags have become the standard way to label social media posts, not only on Twitter but also on Google+ and increasingly on LinkedIn. Monitoring hashtags is an easy way to spot a social media trend and to respond accordingly. However, it is rather unclear what kind of hashtags tend to…
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LinkedIn Liars

LinkedIn Liars

LinkedIn has become one of the most popular global social networks for business professionals, with over 150 million people using the site to network, job hunt and connect with industry peers and colleagues. With over 500 recruitment companies also using LinkedIn as a source of new talent, is there any…
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3 ways LinkedIn is becoming the discovery channel

3 ways LinkedIn is becoming the discovery channel

With 200 million registered users and over 11 million in the UK, LinkedIn must focus on helping its user base expand their networks and engage with the platform on a deeper level. In the same way Facebook has introduced Graph Search to help it’s users to discover more within the…
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LinkedIn just got more social with new mentions

LinkedIn just got more social with new mentions

LinkedIn has been making a sea of changes recently to its service, and a new feature unveiled this week promises to be very exciting indeed. LinkedIn announced that their 200 million users will soon be able to mention connections and companies in conversations on the site, which has the potential…
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3 ways Everything Everywhere uses LinkedIn to its benefit

3 ways Everything Everywhere uses LinkedIn to its benefit

LinkedIn has become the corporate equivalent of Facebook. It is difficult to find a major brand that still has not activated its presence on the platform. And yet, being on LinkedIn is not the same as using it to its full potential. Everything Everywhere ticked at least 3 boxes…
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Surprising correlation between LinkedIn endorsements and recommendations

Surprising correlation between LinkedIn endorsements and recommendations

It has been half a year since LinkedIn introduced their Endorsement feature. It allows users to endorse their colleagues and business partners for their skills and expertise with great ease. No longer do you need to spend a long time carefully structuring your recommendation into a nice paragraph that describes …
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Forget Facebook, it’s all about LinkedIn

Forget Facebook, it’s all about LinkedIn

For companies using social media, Facebook is no longer the “in” platform. LinkedIn has stolen Facebook’s crown and run away with it. According to research from the University of Massachusetts, more than 8 in 10 companies have a presence on LinkedIn (up from 73% in 2011). The…
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Are you in the LinkedIn elite?

Are you in the LinkedIn elite?

Are you one of the 200 million people around the world who maintain a LinkedIn profile with at least 50 connections? If you are, you’re probably among the “elite” who received a message of congratulations this week! The congratulatory messages vary slightly in terms of content from person to person…
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LinkedIn continues to walk on the path of success

LinkedIn continues to walk on the path of success

LinkedIn have reached a milestone 200 million users this week. An impressive stat for any social media site. Perhaps not quite in the same league as Facebook who have 1 billion active monthly users, but definitely catching up with Twitter who have around 500 million registered…
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LinkedIn Buzzwords in 2012: lessons learnt

LinkedIn Buzzwords in 2012: lessons learnt

Great content requires originality. With 190 million tweets being generated per day, people are looking for genuine insight and overlook bland and overused expressions. Quite helpfully, LinkedIn have published their analysis of Top 10 Overused Professional Buzzwords in 2012. They include such well-known examples…
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3 benefits of using LinkedIn for B2B lead generation

3 benefits of using LinkedIn for B2B lead generation

The use of social media in business brings financially tangible and statistically measurable benefits. LinkedIn is a great social media platform that enables companies to generate high quality leads in a cost-effective and highly targeted way. Here’s some thoughts on the benefits of using LinkedIn: 1. Variety – Access to…
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How to provoke good LinkedIn discussions

How to provoke good LinkedIn discussions

Given that 66% of UK professionals are now on LinkedIn, the platform offers considerable B2B marketing opportunities to companies. There are numerous ways firms can benefit from LinkedIn, one of which is participation in group discussions. Good questions provoke lively exchange of views and promote the public…
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LinkedIn acquisition of SlideShare – all you need to know

LinkedIn acquisition of SlideShare – all you need to know

So, LinkedIn recently agreed to purchase presentation-sharing website SlideShare for £73m. The acquisition wasn’t completely out of the blue for those in the know. As Rashmi Sinha, SlideShare co-founder stated in her recent blog, the two companies developed close ties following the opening up…
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Social snapshot – 28.02.2024

Social snapshot – 28.02.2024

Stay in the loop with the ever-changing landscape of social media updates. Explore the newest highlights right here: Meta plans to unveil its next-generation AR glasses Meta intends to showcase the progress made over the years on its upcoming augmented reality glasses. As per the source: “The…
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Navigating the social media seas

Navigating the social media seas

Sailing the unpredictable waters of social media demands more than just a map. It requires a dynamic compass. In the constantly evolving landscape of digital platforms, where algorithms shift like tides and trends come and go, strategic navigation becomes the compass that guides you to your destination. Here are some…
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Social Snapshot – 21.02.2024

Social Snapshot – 21.02.2024

Switch up your backgrounds with Instagram’s AI “Backdrop” sticker Instagram is developing a new AI “Backdrop” sticker, which will allow users to replace the background on their images. The technology works by picking out the main focal point of the image, separating that from the background and then allows it…
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Social Snapshot — 14.02.2024

Social Snapshot — 14.02.2024

Are you ready for another social snapshot? Each week, we explore the latest trends in social media, saving you the hassle of searching for the most noteworthy moments. Let’s jump into the highlights.
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Social Snapshot — 07.02.2024

Social Snapshot — 07.02.2024

Get ready for another social snapshot! Each week, we recap the latest updates in social media to keep you in the know. Let’s jump straight into the highlights: TikTok Tests AI Song Feature In case you missed it, TikTok is testing a new “AI Song” feature…
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Lead generation barriers in 2024

Lead generation barriers in 2024

Business to business relies heavily on lead generation via social – but is 2024 set to become a year of serious challenges for companies driving this activity? Brands may need to pivot to new techniques to make its effectiveness optimal. Barriers to lead generation include: Cookie selection from users limiting…
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Social Snapshot — 24.01.2024

Social Snapshot — 24.01.2024

Are you ready for another social snapshot? Each week, we explore the latest trends in social media, saving you the hassle of searching for the most noteworthy moments. Let’s jump into the highlights: LinkedIn Phases Out Lookalike Audiences LinkedIn is ceasing the use of Lookalike Audiences…
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2024 for social media – brace for impact!

2024 for social media – brace for impact!

New social platforms and AI advancements are set to transform how we use social media. 2024 will be the year we see the lines between reality and AI blurred and the push for transparency receiving greater support than ever – while the desire for greater authenticity from brands and their…
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Social Snapshot – 20.12.2023

Social Snapshot – 20.12.2023

Your Social Snapshot Awaits! Uncover what you might have overlooked in the fast-paced world of social media. Control Visibility: Instagram Rolls Out Option to Prevent Profile Image Expansion Instagram has introduced a fresh feature allowing users to prevent visitors from enlarging their profile picture. This option aims to curb unwanted…
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B2B lead gen campaigns: is social the answer?

B2B lead gen campaigns: is social the answer?

While B2B brands continue to push for leads by any means necessary, LinkedIn’s lead gen forms are more popular than ever. Great for the platform – but for the brands using it, and their audience, it could be doing more harm than good. We’re all aware of what signing up…
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Social Snapshot — 13.12.2023

Social Snapshot — 13.12.2023

It’s that time again! Discover another social snapshot of what you might have overlooked this week in the fast-paced world of social media 👇 Next-Level Analytics: LinkedIn Introduces PEDAL Exciting news from LinkedIn! Introducing PEDAL – the Privacy Enhanced Data Analytics Layer. Now, you can supercharge…
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Diversity in social media marketing: key to brand growth

Diversity in social media marketing: key to brand growth

The Latest Sprout Social study reveals that 66% of people lean towards brands that champion diversity. This isn’t just about ticking boxes; it’s about brands reflecting the real faces of their audience. It’s about narratives that resonate, about the authentic connections that arise when a brand’s social media presence mirrors…
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A serious B2B social solutions snapshot

A serious B2B social solutions snapshot

You may have planning hats on for early 2024 – but before you put that plan in action to wind away the weeks before Christmas, read these 5 tips for your next B2B social campaign! Consider them as B2B social solutions. You may have caught our latest…
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How to Navigate Brand to Demand

How to Navigate Brand to Demand

The charts don’t lie, and there’s a prevailing trend among industry leaders! Marketing captains continue to steer significant portions of their budgets towards brand awareness and demand generation, ranking them as their second and third highest priorities. Join us as we embark on a journey to unravel the intricacies of…
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Social Snapshot — 22.11.2023

Social Snapshot — 22.11.2023

It’s time for another social snapshot! Find out what you may have recently missed in the fast-paced world of social media: LinkedIn’s Collaborative Articles Gain Momentum as Fastest-Growing Traffic Driver LinkedIn’s Collaborative Articles, launched in March, have become the platform’s fastest-growing traffic driver, with a 74% month-over-month increase in readership.
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