A secret to getting known on Linkedin….
If you are on LinkedIn, you joined to use this social media venue to create potential customers/clients.
The greatest stumbling block has been that once you joined, you found that the Linkedin culture frowns upon self promotion. That may have discouraged you. Or you may not have found a way to talk about yourself within the constraints of that culture.
Once I understood the culture, I too decided not to pursue self-promotion. Instead I started a few discussions to help everyone with ideas on creating customers and sharing my vast experiences. When someone commented, I responded. It grew so well, that all of a sudden I became a "celebrity". That’s right! I started receiving many messages from other Linkedin members asking me questions.
This resulted in creating a bond between a large number of members and me. You can do the same.
An idea I’ve given a lot of people on my groups is to make weekly comments on my discussions and weave in the message they have for introducing themselves. I’ve seen that if this is done over an 8-week period, each and every week, individuals in the group get to know who you are and then reach out to you when they could use your services.
So, I would suggest that you go to LinkedIn.com, and if you aren’t using this medium, sign up….it’s free. You can join my groups or any other groups that fit you. If you type in Ken Varga in the people search bar at the top of the page, you will get my profile and you can see the groups I belong to. The groups are listed at the bottom of my profile page. Make comments each week on my discussions when I make posts and/or when others make comments.
Let me know how it works out for you.