by Randall CraigFiled in: Blog, Blogging, Make It Happen Tipsheet, Professional Development, Social MediaTagged as: LinkedIn, ROI
If you spend 10 minutes on LinkedIn each business day for the last two years, you’ve made an investment of 86 hours… or two weeks of vacation. Up that to 15 minutes, and you’ve gobbled three weeks over the year. How satisfied are you with the return on your time investment? If you’re like most, then the answer is… you know you can do better.
If you’re going to spend so much time on LinkedIn – let alone Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or the other social networks, here are eight practical ideas to improve your ROI:
Most people already have done 3-4 of these items. But what about the rest? This week, improve your LinkedInvestment by changing how you spend those 5-10 ‘social’ minutes each day.
LinkedIn Trivia: Where are you on the LinkedIn pecking order? It’s not the number of connections, but how long you’ve been using the tool. LinkedIn assigns each person a unique serial number – starting from 1: The longer the number, the more of a veteran you are. If you want to find your LinkedIn number, you will need to view the underlying HTML page source on your LinkedIn profile, and then doing a search for “urn:li:member:”. The number after this text is your LinkedIn number. (My number is 1,566,001 – what’s yours? It is somewhere between 1 and 500,000,000 and rising)
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