If you want to get more engagement on LinkedIn, you have to realize that you're not going to get engagement from people who are not engaged LinkedIn users.
You have to build a relationship with users on the platform that are super engaged.
How can I get access to Polls and LinkedIn Live?
Sometimes LinkedIn rolls out new features, but not everyone has access to them. For instance, you can go to the LinkedIn Help Center and fill out a form to request access to LinkedIn Live!
What is the best way to message a stranger on LinkedIn without being spammy?
Greet people, feed information or send compliments to people. As long as you are not wasting time you are more likely to get a response. Although, some people won't respond no matter what you do.
Remember, it's not how often you're connecting, but if you're connecting with the right people and saying the right things.
Do you know why you should be sending direct messages on LinkedIn? To be successful, you need a DM strategy.
So you've heard our advice about direct messaging strategies. Now we're going to tell you how NOT to direct message. First piece of advice, don't use LinkedIn direct messaging as a dating app. If you want more content from Tami and Tara, subscribe to Growing Evyrgreen wherever you find your podcasts.
How do you know if you have good engagement? If you look at your post, you can see how many people viewed your post and if 10% of the people who viewed your post liked it or commented. So if 100 people viewed your post and 10 people liked it, that is about average engagement. You're doing really good.
If you're on LinkedIn, you need a direct messaging strategy. Listen to this excerpt from the Growing Evyrgreen podcast for some tips.
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Now that I have recommendations on LinkedIn, what can I do with them?
If you want to create exposure for yourself and the people leaving the recommendations, use a tool that will screenshot the recommendation. Make a post out of it so that way you will be more successful!
LinkedIn VS Facebook VS Instagram VS Twitter?
There is a very big difference between the 4 social media platforms. Each one has an entirely different idea based on what people are thinking. What is their mindset on each platform? Facebook seems to be more about fun, family, friends, and food. LinkedIn is more professional. There are some things you would put on one that you wouldn't put on the other. Instagram portrays how you would like to be seen in the world with a showcase of images. Twitter is more about broadcasting a very short message to the world.