Friday Fix - ''Connections are vanity, engagement is sanity!''
This is our bonus episode, where we speak to one of our In Business networking members or another business owner on a particular subject in their area of expertise. Each week we ask our expert to focus on a particular topic, giving us their thoughts, ideas, tips and advice.
This week we have Allen Ruddock of LinkedBusiness
Is your marketing generating leads for your business? It's often said that 50% of marketing spend and effort is wasted. The problem for most businesses is they can't work out which 50%.
Are you using the power of LinkedIn to grow your business? Allen's used LinkedIn alongside his blog and Twitter since 2010 to generate the majority of his revenue. He now coaches and trains individuals and businesses to use LinkedIn, social media in general and online marketing to develop more opportunities and achieve greater success.
Having built a six-figure consulting business on the back of content marketing and LinkedIn and subsequently built several other successful businesses. Allen works with clients to understand their market and create effective strategies to generate more business. Crucially, he then works with them to implement them.
What you will learn today are Allen's thoughts and tips on the following:
- Reasons people fail, when using Linkedin
- Knowing your target market
- Writing your profile - to speak the language of your clients.
- Ideas on who it's best to connect with
- Allen's networking tip
And much more besides.
You can connect with Allen on Linkedin, twitter, email or phone. I'm sure he'd love to connect with you.
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