LinkedIn – Building connections… and your writing business

30 Jul

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I’ve written about LinkedIn for Journalists and LinkedIn for Writers here, among others, and today  I’m going to show you a few ways to use LinkedIn to build professional connections that can lead to more work.

LinkedIn Groups are great resources created about specific topics or themes, or based on industries and professions. Groups can help you stay current with news, trends, and what’s up and coming. They are a fantastic way for making connections. You can even develop yourself into an expert through asking and answering questions posed by LinkedIn members.

Here are some ways to find the groups that are right for you:

  1. Determine a goal. It’s tempting to jump into any group that catches your eye, but to build your business, pick a single focus, such as connecting with potential clients, establishing your authority through your credentials, increasing your knowledge in your field of choice, and…

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