The Importance of using LinkedIn in your business w/ James Potter

The Importance of using LinkedIn in your business w/ James Potter
The Importance of using LinkedIn in your business w/ James Potter

Do you use LinkedIn in your business?

As a professional coach/trainer you really need to be on LinkedIn, but how can you use the platform to work in your best interests?

My guest this week is James Potter, also known as ‘The LinkedIn Man’. 

James is an expert at helping business owners achieve success on LinkedIn. 🥳️

He helps people to come across well on LinkedIn in being able to demonstrate their expertise, stand out from the crowd, and learn how to use the platform to get more clients.

In this week’s episode you’ll learn the following and more:

  • How does LinkedIn really work
  • Should you pay for its extra services
  • What you should be posting to get results

🤷 What more could you be getting out of LinkedIn?

Check out the episode now! And subscribe to get more episodes like this one! 🙂

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What LinkedIn tends to like is conversational, relatable, and human.

James Potter – The Importance of using LinkedIn in your business

How can you really talk to your audience? 📢

You’re trying to get predominantly in the coaching and consulting world in front of people who are too busy, they are time-poor, they are pressured.

When it comes to showing your value start with the valuable bit, talk about how you’ve helped a chief executive to overcome a block so that he’s unlocked an additional 100 million of value for example.

🗣 Talk about the types of people that you’re talking to, the types of outcomes that they’re getting, the places you’re going to, and the people you’re helping.

All of those business small talk conversations you have when you bump into somebody that you know when they say, ‘It’s lovely to see you what are you up to?’

You don’t think twice, you talk to people, not with a PDF, not worrying about the filter of an algorithm, you just talk to people giving a conversation.

So try and just think about it as a bit more conversational and a bit more like a room full of human beings.

It will make the world of difference.” 👈

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The Importance of using LinkedIn in your business w/ James Potter – Photo by Greg Bulla on Unsplash

A lot of people will pay for LinkedIn, because LinkedIn will tell them that they need to pay for LinkedIn.

James Potter – The Importance of using LinkedIn in your business

Why are not all LinkedIn users equal? 🤨

What you have got to bear in mind is that LinkedIn in fact is a big bit of software, and it’s got 900 million users.

If you’ve got a new bit of software, can you roll out a new feature to 900 million people overnight? No, it takes time.

Sometimes they’ll put a new feature out and they won’t be sure it’s going to work, so they’ll give it to an audience that doesn’t use LinkedIn very much to see what they do. 😮

Sometimes they’ll bring out new features and they’ll give them to lots of people because they know it’s going to work.

That’s why you see different variants of even free LinkedIn or paid LinkedIn in some instances.” 👈

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The Importance of using LinkedIn in your business – Photo by Souvik Banerjee on Unsplash

Take-aways you do not want to miss 👇

  • How LinkedIn’s algorithms work
  • The way LinkedIn picks what to promote
  • Why LinkedIn in business is huge
  • Is it worth you having a LinkedIn newsletter
  • What your professional headline on LinkedIn should look like
  • How you can get access to Linkedin’s features
  • The difference between your LinkedIn content and your content on LinkedIn
  • What you need to know about what LinkedIn ‘likes’

Some resources for you

LinkedIn – Connect with James on LinkedIn

The LinkedIn Man website – Find out more about James’ business and access some of his free resources.

Check out the episode today

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