10 LinkedIn Tips (You've Probably Never Heard Of) From 10 Different Experts

Golf has Tiger Woods, basketball has Lebron James, but when it comes to the master of LinkedIn, there is not one single superstar that stands out. So instead of choosing just one expert to highlight, I’ve worked with my team to collect ten tips from ten LinkedIn experts from all across the interwebs. Here are some of the best LinkedIn tips we found, in no particular order:

(1) Beat the LinkedIn Algorithm

“By adding a photo and post text to your post, publishing, then clicking on the edit button to edit the post and add in the relevant external link to your post, this seems to be a way of getting good interaction on your posts as it confuses the Linkedin algorithm into thinking the link is an internal platform one.”

Sue Thompson

(2) Change Your “Connect” Button to “Follow”

“Change this:

Andy Foote

to this:

Andy Foote

Here’s how:

Andy Foote

“And why is this a good thing? Well, for one it makes it a tad more difficult for people to connect with you. They can still connect, but they’re gonna have to look for the connect option (in the More… menu).

Putting this tiny hurdle in place may improve the caliber of your connectors. Second, you don’t have to do a single thing when people follow you; you don’t have to accept/ignore, it’s perfect for busy people who are not on LinkedIn all day. Third, your network count will still increase when people follow because LinkedIn

Keep reading this article on Forbes Small Business.

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