January 7, 2009
One simple question I ask every new contact at some point during our first meeting… So are you on LinkedIn? The answer to this question can be very surprising! I have heard everything from “No, Yes, What is LinkedIn?, LinkedIn? What a complete waste of time!, I think I am on LinkedIn, I get invites but just ignore them, or I am on LinkedIn but don’t know how to use it.”
So is LinkedIn one of the most powerful sales and follow up tools available or is it just a complete waste of time? I know for myself LinkedIn has proven to be a very powerful tool for connecting to new prospects, passing referrals, and keeping top of mind with clients and prospects.
The opportunities on LinkedIn are extensive! In fact I just wrote a post on Square Martini Media titled 7 Top Reasons LinkedIn is a Must Have for Your Business. This is a must read article to learn why you should be using LinkedIn!
So what are you waiting for? Set up a LinkedIn account or find your password and get ready to learn some simple ideas to help you attract more clients and increase your sales using LinkedIn! Over the next few weeks I will going over the 7 Top Reasons LinkedIn is a Must Have for Your Business. When you find that password or set up your new account make sure to invite me to your network!