Linkedin can be a terrific lead generating tool for B2B companies, in particular. But many business professionals still have no clue how to use the social networking site properly to attract clients or find a job. Too many treat it the same as Facebook or Twitter. But there is a different vibe on LinkedIn. It’s more “professional.” Think cocktail party, not tailgating party. The tone is set right at the beginning with your profile. It carries through in the posts you share, and the conversations that take place in groups.
Top Dog Social Media put together a useful infographic that shares 20 LinkedIn Do’s and Don’ts. I’ve written about some of these in my own blog articles. Here are a few of the tips to keep in mind when using LinkedIn for business:
Avoid these LinkedIn Mistakes
►DON’T send spammy messages to your connections.
►DON’T ask people you don’t know for LinkedIn recommendations.
►DON’T criticize or comment negatively on posts in groups.
You can read the remaining LinkedIn Do’s and Don’ts below: