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5 Tips to Nail it on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has become the go-to platform for professionals and businesses to connect, network, and build their brand. With over 900+ million users, it is an organic paradise for those who know how to use it effectively.

However, with so many people vying for attention, it can be challenging to stand out.

Here are five tips served by Knowit during our common breakfast seminar this week, to help you nail it on LinkedIn and make the most of this powerful platform.

You can read Knowit's full presentation about digital branding, tips on linkedin and SEO at at our Member Area (for partners and members of GCE Ocean Technology).

1. Use visuals and emojis

One way to grab attention is by using visuals and emojis. People are visual creatures, and adding images, videos, or infographics to your posts can make them more engaging. Emojis can also add personality and emotion to your posts, but be careful not to overuse them. Too many emojis can be distracting and unprofessional.

2 Avoid jargon and corporate speak

LinkedIn is a professional platform, but that doesn't mean you should be boring or use corporate speak. Use simple language that everyone can understand. Avoid jargon and buzzwords that only make sense to those in your industry. Instead, focus on communicating your message clearly and concisely.

3. Vary your content and formats

LinkedIn offers several content formats, including articles, posts, videos, and stories. Varying your content and formats can keep your audience engaged and interested. For example, you can use articles to share long-form content, posts for quick updates, and videos to showcase your expertise. Mix it up and experiment with different formats to see what works best for you.

4. Use white space and bullet points

When it comes to formatting your posts, less is often more. Use white space to break up large blocks of text and make your posts more visually appealing. Bullet points can also help you communicate your message more effectively and make your posts easier to read. Remember, people have short attention spans, so make your posts easy to digest.

5. Turn employees into ambassadors

Your employees can be powerful brand ambassadors on LinkedIn. Encourage them to share your company's content and create their own posts. Provide them with guidelines and training on how to use LinkedIn effectively. When your employees share your content, it can reach a broader audience and help build your brand.

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