Get Recommended On LinkedIn And Gain A Good Position

Get Recommended On LinkedIn And Gain A Good Position

download (12)LinkedIn Endorsements are piling up faster then the basic rush -hour traffic and obtaining sincere recommendations is a lot like rocket science. It calls for upfront investment in planning, maintain personal contacts and collaborating with LinkedIn users but with all this the effort is rewarded a little less and better route to building of strong credibility and trust opens up.

LinkedIn endorsements verify the actual you, what you do, while recommendation are an additional detailed version of of what you do and how you do and adds value to your caliber and skills. On LinkedIn we all gets endorsed for some skills we don’t even possess.
These are the lite recommendations which get overlooked by many genuine visitors to your profile.
Endorsements aren’t a rocket science hence it is easy to give and get. LinkedIn contacts in your profile with just click of a button can endorse you with some skills in less then fraction of second. But all these endorsements for detractors serve as only eye candy as they ask for no energy or real thinking on your part leaving you free from developing and creating a worded recommendation.

images (35)If you get only those lite endorsements from your contacts then reach out people and ask them for recommendations rather than waiting for them to put in some words of appreciation in the form of compliments. One should be proactive when it comes to asking for recommendations. One should always tell the reason on why you are asking for recommendations and why you deserve. This puts the readers interest and prompts greater interest to your request.

 

Explaining on why you are reaching the person for a recommendation will allow you to share a compliment as well indirectly conveying that the recommendation by the contact carriers some weight and is so the contact is one of the selected few.It will also give you a chance to share some helpful information which will increase your probability of receiving the type of recommendation you have been longing for.
Tagging it with a response urgency will also help and this can be done by putting a reasonable deadline.

The whole idea of all these testimonials, endorsements, recommendation is to give you or your business good assurances from all those who have a high regard of all your offering. Words spoken by marketing department wont target the mark the way a good recommendation by a known person or a known regard would do. Try and showcase only those recommendation which leaves a mark and fulfill following standards of being the genuine opinion, are conversational, are focused and specific, can be identified.

images (34)Once contacts put compliments and words of appreciation in writing make sure to  spread the praise as far and wide as possible. Use recommendations in full on your website, in social media, and in sales materials, letters and presentations.

It is rightly said that it is never crowded on the extra mile so go and ask for recommendation as investing some amount of time and energy may gain you advantageous position.

 

 

Direct Traffic To Your Website With Blogging Alternatives

Direct Traffic To Your Website With Blogging Alternatives

download (10)To get traffic to your site you need some awesome content that keeps the visitors engaged. A value content can only be created if you are a strong copywriter. But if you are not then implementing a strong and effective content strategy can help you achieve desired high ranking in Google’s search.

While most opt for outsourcing it and hiring a professional copywriter there are some who doesn’t treat it as a feasible solution , especially who are in the phase of start up operations.

Here are listed few alternatives for those who look forward to create a high quality and media rich SEO friendly content –

1. Opt to design an info graphic – Well created and produced info graphic have comparatively a higher probability of getting the media attention than Text contents as people do enjoy sharing what is portrayed as in visual format. Info graphics are not cheap and one may have to hire a professional graphic designer but there are some online tools available online which can help you with templates like Piktochart where one can design an info graphic at a very nominal cost.

 
images (30)2. YouTube – The second most popular search engine following Google is YouTube. Owned by Google YouTube gives priority to all the videos which fall within search results. YouTube video is easy to shoot in-house using an iPhone and uploaded to net to be available on social media sites. Just like info graphics YouTube video should also be compelling to the visitors.

 

3. Slideshow – Images have more effect on visitors mind and leaves long lasting impression then text content. Images are popular as they get indexed by the local search engines and slideshows and also they don’t require much content, just a title and brief descriptions will suffice your each slide image.
download (9)4.  Reviews – Ask your users to write reviews for you than posting content yourself. Content generated by users is a fantastic tool and comes only by an ask. It also helps users to related with each other socially as they find the user of the product reviewing the product so they find it more trustworthy hence generating sales. Publishing testimonials on your webpage or ask for the product or service reviews if you run a eCommerce website.