An Unofficial, Practical Guide to Selling and Developing B2B Business on Linkedin
Author: Neal Schaffer
Pubpsher: Neal Schaffer
Category: Business & Economics
Neal Schaffer helped revolutionize the way professionals utilize LinkedIn with his award-winning book Windmill Networking: Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing LinkedIn. He now does the same to enlighten companies how to develop business on LinkedIn with Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing. Thought Linkedin was just for job seekers? Think again. Linkedin is the most important destination for your sales and social media marketing efforts if your company is selling products and services to other businesses. When looking at Linkedin's extensive functionality from a sales and marketing perspective as presented in this book, you'll soon understand how you can create new business from your Linkedin activities. After reading this book you'll learn how to master the Linkedin platform to develop business, including how to create a sales-oriented profile and connections policy to attract more leads, become an industry thought leader by establishing your own community within the lucrative Linkedin demographic, set up your Linkedin Companies Page to improve your reputation--and drive more traffic to your website, and optimize your Linkedin presence as part of your social media optimization efforts. This practical guide, supplemented by more than 15 case studies, will teach you and your employees everything you need to know on how to successfully develop leads and business on LinkedIn.
A step-by-step guide for succeeding on the for ''business'' social media network LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour a Day helps you create, customize, and optimize a presence on LinkedIn, the world's largest social network for professionals. In this detailed, step-by-step book, LinkedIn expert Viveka von Rosen reveals how to use this powerful platform to ensure that you or your company get noticed by the right audience. Discover previously undocumented tips and tricks for community growth and management, including how to best use Groups, events, and other LinkedIn features and applications. Offers a complete resource for anyone who wants to market and recruit on the world's largest professional network Features hands-on tutorials, case studies, examples, tips, and tactics Reveals how to monitor and maintain a vibrant LinkedIn presence Includes effective tactics for recruiters, job seekers, and entrepreneurs, as well as legal, real estate, and nonprofit professionals Incorporates an exploration of the LinkedIn advertising platform, API, and mobile platform This soup-to-nuts guidebook for tackling every stage of the LinkedIn process ensures your online presence will get noticed.
A Guide to Managing Evernote, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Your Email
Author: Alexandra Samuel
Pubpsher: Harvard Business Review Press
From managing email to building a social media presence, making smart use of technology is essential to professional success in a digital world. But using all these tools can quickly lead to digital overload. In this comprehensive guide from social media expert Alexandra Samuel, you’ll find out how to use the social web to achieve your professional goals—without letting it overwhelm you. Find out what social media power users do to: • Tame the email backlog and focus on the messages that matter most • Build professional relationships that advance your career using Twitter and LinkedIn • Increase your professional visibility online by using HootSuite to schedule social media updates • Keep your most important work front-and-center with a digital notetaking system • Integrate these tools to get the most out of each one, and make them even more powerful together
How Advertisers, Marketers and Salespeople Get Leads, Sales and Profits from LinkedIn
Author: Brian Carter
Pubpsher: Que Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
Increase Your LinkedIn Leads, Sales, and Profits: Attract Higher-Quality Leads, Market More Effectively, Boost Your Sales This book delivers a complete system for profiting from LinkedIn. Top social media marketer Brian Carter shows you how to use LinkedIn to supercharge your existing business-to-business marketing, advertising, and sales processes, generate more qualified leads, and build sales in powerful new ways! Through case studies, Carter reveals how innovative businesses of all types are achieving amazing results with LinkedIn and teaches specific, actionable lessons you can apply right now. Whether you’re an advertising expert, content marketer, sales professional, PR pro, B2B executive, or social media specialist, LinkedIn offers you far more power than you may realize--and this book will help you leverage all of it! YOU’LL LEARN HOW TO Identify the fastest, easiest ways to profit from LinkedIn Apply today’s 15 most valuable Internet marketing principles to your LinkedIn presence Network for dollars, with this book’s proven six-step relationship-building process Find hot prospects through quick LinkedIn prospecting and introductions Use LinkedIn as a “passive prospecting platform”: Generate more leads without more work! Attract “mega-leads” through LinkedIn Answers, Events, and Groups Strengthen brand awareness and spread key messages Leverage content marketing (infographics and more) to boost brand awareness and generate more leads Accelerate your sales cycle with LinkedIn Improve your lead funnel and ensure that prospects are qualified before they talk to salespeople Establish efficient weekly LinkedIn marketing routines Optimize LinkedIn ad campaigns to maximize clicks, leads, and sales
Make selling a social affair! The ABCs of sales have changed. It's no longer: A-Always, B-Be, C-Closing. The new way of selling is: A-Always, B-Be, C-Contributing to your buyer's journey. Social selling is an effective way to engage with your customer, and the world's most powerful social selling tool for any B2B sales professional is LinkedIn Sales Navigator. It allows you to gain access to more leads, more InMail, and data to track your efforts. With the help of LinkedIn Sales Navigator For Dummies, you'll learn how to write effective InMail messages and engage with prospects on the world's most successful professional networking site. Along with utilizing those features, you'll also benefit from access to full profiles outside of your network, guidance on how to best optimize your own profile for sales opportunities, and much more. Use lead recommendations to get in front of the right buyer Analyze your social selling efforts with real-time data Reach more leads with customized InMail messages Save 30 - 60 minutes a day previously spent on acquisitions If you're a B2B sales professional who is new to LinkedIn Sales Navigator, this is the one-stop resource you can't be without.
Release on 2011-12-20 | by Kipp Bodnar,Jeffrey L. Cohen
Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More
Author: Kipp Bodnar,Jeffrey L. Cohen
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Advance your B2B marketing plans with proven social media strategies Learn social media's specific application to B2B companies and how it can be leveraged to drive leads and revenue. B2B marketers are undervalued and under appreciated in many companies. Social media and online marketing provide the right mix of rich data and reduction in marketing expenses to help transform a marketer into a superstar. The B2B Social Media Book provides B2B marketers with actionable advice on leveraging blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and more, combined with key strategic imperatives that serve as the backbone of effective B2B social media strategies. This book serves as the definitive reference for B2B marketers looking to master social media and take their career to the next level. Describes a methodology for generating leads using social media Details how to create content offers that increase conversion rates and drive leads from social media Offers practical advice for incorporating mobile strategies into the marketing mix Provides a step-by-step process for measuring the return on investment of B2B social media strategies The B2B Social Media Book will help readers establish a strong social media marketing strategy to generate more leads, become a marketing superstar in the eye of company leaders, and most importantly, contribute to business growth.
Master the latest marketing tools and trends Marketing strategies are evolving faster than ever before, and mastering the latest and greatest strategies are essential to getting results. This updated edition of the classic marketing bestseller includes new and revised material, with full coverage of the latest marketing trends and how to effectively apply them to your business. Whether it's boosting your baseline marketing skills, figuring out social media, developing a comprehensive Internet marketing strategy, or getting expert tips on effective local marketing techniques, Marketing for Dummies, 4th Edition has everything you need in one easy-to-use and accessible guide. Effective marketing is about knowing your customers and giving them what they want, when they want it. The latest marketing research tells us that every customer interaction is an opportunity to grow your business and your bottom line, which is why you need a results-oriented marketing plan. With this updated, practical, and savvy guide to marketing strategies that work, you can apply the skills you already have more efficiently than ever before Marketing For Dummies, 4th Edition gives you the structure and practical advice you need to get the most out of every marketing initiative and, ultimately, grow your business. Maximize the lifetime value of your customers Connect web marketing strategies to real world traffic and sales Implement local sourcing to boost local and regional marketing initiatives Focus your online marketing strategy to target only qualified buyers Before you waste any more time with ineffective and potentially costly marketing missteps, let Marketing For Dummies, 4th Edition establish viable marketing strategies that will help your business succeed.
'42 Rules of Social Media for Small Business' is the modern survival guide to effective social media communications and the answer to the question, "what do I do with social media?" Written by communications professional Jennifer Jacobson, this book is designed to help working professionals find social media that fits their business and get the most out of their social media presence. From networking communication, to social branding, '42 Rules of Social Media for Small Business' addresses specific rules of engagement, as well as the fundamental approach to online, as opposed to traditional, media. As part of the 42 Rules series, this book is designed to quickly and effectively equip business professionals with the tools they need to generate an effective customer community through social media, that translates into customer loyalty, excitement for the brand, and return business that eventually generates a dedicated customer base and increased revenue. This book demystifies social media and teaches readers why social media is important to their business and how they can maximize their social media effectiveness.