3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business.

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Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

[This article was originally published for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. Once again LinkedIn comes to the rescue by offering several ways and places to post your comments on relevant topics. LinkedIn Group Discussions. LinkedIn Pulse Articles.

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LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. LinkedIn is one of the last of the big social media platforms to join the hashtag party, although they briefly toyed with them in 2013. As of September 2016, hashtags are back on LinkedIn, maybe for good.

2017 89

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. With LinkedIn’s newest 2017 User Interface, I needed to do a major revamp of the ebook. 8 Reasons LinkedIn Is a Job Search Must. LinkedIn Groups.

2017 84

Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. Unless of course you have numbers on the deaths resulting from LinkedIn mistakes.” The not so funny thing is, his mean-spirited comment impacts his personal brand and may have tarnished his reputation.

2016 119

5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn. There are more than 300 million LinkedIn users in over 200 countries. The answer lies in your personal brand. RELATED: Use LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal Brand. 5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn.

2016 62

5 Deadly LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Four years ago I published a post that became very popular – 29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes – in which I described some of the worst things executives in job search do, or neglect to do, on LinkedIn. Deadly LinkedIn Mistake #2: Neglecting SEO and Keywords.

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How Public Should Your LinkedIn Profile Be?

Professional Resume Services

The default privacy settings for your LinkedIn profile aren’t always best. Unfortunately, many executives never look at the privacy settings on their LinkedIn profile. The privacy of your LinkedIn profile is something many people aren’t sure how to handle.

2017 108

4 LinkedIn Ways to Keep Your Personal Brand Top of Mind

Executive Career Brand

Use LinkedIn to remind them of your unique ROI to those employers, reinforcing your personal brand and good-fit qualities. As shown in this screenshot, the “Share an Update” button appears at the top of your LinkedIn home page, below your name and photo.

2015 112

Personal Branding and Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

Executive Career Brand

Over the past several years, a lively discussion has unfolded in the comments for my 3 year-old post, “ Does My LinkedIn Profile Really Need a Photo? ”. I am going to remove my picture from LinkedIn also.” It personalizes and humanizes your brand-reinforcing content.

2014 73

The LinkedIn Headline: Your Brand in 120 Words or Less

Careers Done Write

Most parts of your LinkedIn profile are fairly straight-forward. Complete this, select that, edit thoughtfully, and you are on your way to a new LinkedIn profile. Let’s tackle some of the common questions about the LinkedIn headline. What is a LinkedIn profile headline?

2014 93

LinkedIn Groups and Personal Branding: Showcase Your Subject Matter Expertise

Executive Career Brand

One of the ways LinkedIn adds value to overall career management and job search is that, when leveraged to full advantage, it can help keep you and your executive brand top of mind with your network. How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Position Yourself as a Subject Matter Expert (SME). ?

2014 88

3 Neglected, But Simple, Personal (Social) Branding Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. Some personal branding strategies for job search take a lot of time to accomplish. Building Personal SEO by Fully Populating Your LinkedIn Profile. Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile Headline.

2017 75

Why LinkedIn Rocks!

Catherines Career Corner

Explore why LinkedIn rocks for professionals. If you are an ‘old skool’ type of professional and you can’t stand social media or the thought of incessantly being clued to your mobile phone to ‘like’, share, retweet or post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, LinkedIn is one networking social media platform that you should not ignore. [.]. The post Why LinkedIn Rocks! Related posts: Can Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job?

Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

Most of the strategies I recommend in them haven’t changed much over the past year but, as I got into LinkedIn particulars, I quickly realized that my content updates were going to take a lot longer than I anticipated. Because LinkedIn is such a robust social network.

2017 95

LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Check out the podcast I did with Mac Prichard (@ Mac_Prichard on Twitter) on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search — as part of his “ Find a Dream Job ” series. 077: Do You Know These LinkedIn Secrets with 
Meg Guiseppi. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network. Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind. Here are 2 typical mistakes I see people making on LinkedIn, and 2 issues they don’t always know how to deal with.

2017 52

How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements?

Professional Resume Services

With the right strategy, endorsements can easily optimize a LinkedIn profile. If you aren’t familiar with LinkedIn endorsements, they are much more important and different than getting a “like” on Facebook or Twitter.

2017 68

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients. Here are 5 LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search.

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The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

In our first consultation, a new client of mine asked me whether the LinkedIn professional headline a writer had created for him was a good one. He had never been a Director or VP, yet the writer he hired to create his LinkedIn profile and resume had used both phrases in his headlines.

2017 106

Branding: How to Differentiate Yourself on Your Resume & LinkedIn

Careers Done Write

Here are five simple ways to brand yourself as an ideal candidate for your target job. The appearance of your resume and LinkedIn profile are usually the first impression of your brand. On your LinkedIn profile, use a professional headshot. Don’t be lazy and use the default headline, write a headline that encapsulates in your personal brand. You’ll want to mention those treasured skills in the summary at the top of your resume and LinkedIn profile.

2015 66

12 Ways To Build Personal Brand Evangelism

Executive Career Brand

You may feel that “Brand Evangelism” is a fussy term. It may even turn you off to the whole concept of personal branding. What Are Brand Evangelists? According to digital marketing expert Neil Patel, in his Forbes article, What Does A Brand Evangelist Do, And Do You Need One?

2017 62

Your Personal Brand Online and the LinkedIn Privacy Dilemma

Executive Career Brand

How private can you keep the changes you make to your LinkedIn profile? You could solve the problem by making your profile content completely “private”, but that kind of defeats the purpose of having a LinkedIn profile in the first place. Connecting with other LinkedIn members.

2014 71

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. These job seekers are neglecting a golden opportunity to tell their personal brand story. No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile.

2016 96

Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind with LinkedIn Updates

Executive Career Brand

[This is my latest article as Job-Hunt.org''s Personal Branding Expert ]. One of the many benefits of using LinkedIn for job search is the ability to stay top-of-mind with your network – which should include employees at your target companies and recruiters, along with your various professional contacts. Along with reminding your network about you, these updates reinforce your brand, subject matter expertise, and value to your target employers.

2014 69

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

One of the questions my c-suite and senior-level executive clients most frequently ask me is: Does it matter how many people I’m connected to on LinkedIn, and who should I connect with – everyone who asks? I’ve even had quite a few men connect with me who treated LinkedIn like a dating site.

2017 98

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Forgetting LinkedIn Groups

Executive Career Brand

How many LinkedIn Groups do you belong to and actively use? I review lots of LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. They’re missing out on one of LinkedIn’s most powerful features. Why Are LinkedIn Groups So Valuable in Job Search? How to Use LinkedIn Groups.

10 Brand-Diluting Phrases That Weaken Your LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

What’s wrong with using these phrases in your LinkedIn profile? Using the same anemic phrases, and sounding like everyone else, won’t pique interest, and reinforce your brand and good-fit for those employers. LinkedIn Guide for Personal Branding and Executive Job Search.

2013 91

Three Quick Tips for Souping up Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can be tricky. LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool for executives. With the high visibility your LinkedIn profile has, even some of the smallest mistakes could be critical. We at Professional Resume Services can help!

2016 106

15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

Bedazzle Your LinkedIn Profile and Boost Profile Views. When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. By ACTIVELY using LinkedIn to stay top-of-mind with people and draw new people to you.

2017 99

3 Important LinkedIn Profile Housekeeping Tasks

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers have a “ build it and forget it ” mindset when it comes to their LinkedIn profiles. So, they scramble to get their LinkedIn profiles up to snuff. For help, read my post, When Was the Last Time You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile?

2015 112

The Best Ways to Build Your Brand Online

Professional Resume Services

When many people think about building a brand, they think about actual companies promoting their brand to drive business. However, executives today have to build their own personal brand as well. Here are some of the best ways you can build your brand online.

2017 61

LinkedIn Strategies for Personal Branding

Careers Done Write

LinkedIn has become a critical business networking tool; and it can be a powerful resource when it comes to developing your personal brand. In order to maximize LinkedIn, you should take advantage of the its features and optimize your LinkedIn branding campaign. It is acceptable (and desirable) to have a picture on your LinkedIn profile. Edit Your LinkedIn URL - You can leverage your name as part of developing your brand.

How to Get Your Personal Brand Into Your LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

You have a “ brand” new executive resume aligning your unique set of qualifications with the needs of your well-researched target employers, and differentiating your value proposition (or personal brand) from your competitors in the job market. LinkedIn Photo.

Personal Branding for College Graduates

Competitive Resumes

For college students, building, managing, and marketing his or her personal branding efforts can be quite complex. Are you clear and intention about your personal branding efforts? Your brand evolves and changes…monitor and manage it. Also, join our Linkedin community!

Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

This compilation of past posts about using LinkedIn for executive job search follows up a 3-part series of posts I wrote about a year ago, How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding. The 3 Most Important LinkedIn Profile SEO Places for Relevant Keywords.

2015 103

9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS

Career Realism

9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS. Don’t let them creep into your LinkedIn profile! Here are a few fails that a lot of people make the mistake of doing when it comes to their LinkedIn profile pictures: 1. Work It Daily.

2016 61

Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes. Writing vibrant content for your job search personal marketing materials can elevate your candidacy and position your brand above the rest.

2017 55

Keeping Your Head Above Water: Our Top Four Secrets for Surviving on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can help keep you afloat. Constructing a professional LinkedIn profile doesn’t have to be extremely difficult. When it comes to LinkedIn profile development , you have to understand it needs to be constructed differently from a resume.

2016 120

Building Your Personal Brand

Ms. Career Girl

The post Building Your Personal Brand appeared first on Ms. You might associate a brand a logo, a slogan or an image, but a brand can be anything. Your personal brand is your reputation and producing an image of yourself that makes you memorable and different from others.

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. I’ve found that many executives have a “build it and forget it” mindset with LinkedIn. Build Your LinkedIn Profile. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network.

2016 121