In this Tradie Success podcast, we will discuss the world’s largest professional social networking website – LinkedIn.

There are so many ways you can use LinkedIn to grow your trade business, and in this podcast I’ll let you in on five ways to get started. From creating a personal profile, to participating in group discussions, we will take a look at how you can successfully network on LinkedIn and land a job or two!

0:43 What is LinkedIn and why should you join?
1:16 Why it’s important to connect to people on LinkedIn
2:00 What happens after you are connected?
2:29 Remember, there are a few rules to follow when using LinkedIn
2:41 Tip 1 Creating a professional profile: What makes a great profile?
3:40 Why it is important to create a great title
4:47 Tip 2 Get some recommendations: How do you get recommendations?
5:30 Why recommendations are so valuable
5:52 Tip 3 Build your connections: How do you build connections?
7:08 The 3 levels of connections on LinkedIn
9:05 Tip 4 Join groups: How do you join suitable groups?
11:28 Tip 5 Start your own group: Why can starting your own group help grow your business on LinkedIn?
12:43 Why LinkedIn is a fantastic tool
14:01 What if you have a bad photo and an incomplete profile on LinkedIn?
15:40 How we can help you build your LinkedIn profile


Give it a go – it’s well worth it if you put a bit of effort in at the beginning, and spend a small amount of time on it every week.

Let’s finish with this fantastic quote:


Diane Helbig: Lemonade Stand Selling: Accelerate Your Small Business Growth

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