Six Reasons Why a Construction Company Should Invest in LinkedIn

LinkedIn represents an essential professional network for construction companies. Often considered as nothing more than an online recruitment platform or resume database, LinkedIn can actually become a powerful tool when incorporated into your online marketing strategy. Rich with a multitude of features dedicated to businesses, it is the ideal place to enhance your brand and grow your business.

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If your construction company is not yet on LinkedIn due to a lack of time or conviction, here are six facts that should convince you to use LinkedIn as a leverage to increase your business opportunities.

1. 414 million LinkedIn users throughout the world

LinkedIn is the largest professional social network with 414 million members, including 107 million in the USA.…

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Social Media Sets the Tone

Just because you have an event, a presentation, a performance, or a gathering in a place like New York City; that doesn’t mean you can get away with no social media presence. The fact is that social media sets the tone for so much of our lives; those who choose not to partner with a social media agency in NYC for their event do so at their own peril.

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Politics

Ask anyone about their political opinion in New York City and they are bound to quote something trending they read on Breitbart or in the NY Times today. We may not even appreciate it but for those not totally connected to the political world, our social media channels still set the pace for what we ingest.…

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How to Make your LinkedIn Profile More Appealing

There’s a small section of your LinkedIn profile that follows you everywhere you go on the platform.

Along with your photo, it’s the instant calling card people use to size up who you are and what (if any) interest they should have in your profile, profession and content.

LinkedIn profile blueprint

Get this piece of your profile right, and it lays the foundation for short-term and long-term lead generation and sales.

Get it wrong, and you might as well not even use LinkedIn … it’s that important.

It’s your professional headline, which appears right below your name at the top of your LinkedIn profile.…

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Targeting the Right Social Media for your Audience

When it comes to digital marketing, you are always told to push social media, spread brand awareness and engage with your customers. The problem is, not all social media platforms provide productive and effective outreach to your target demographic. How do you know if your product is reaching the right people?

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Below is a quick summary on the audiences that use some of the biggest social media platforms and successful campaigns created by both big and small brands.

Snapchat

Launched in September 2011, Snapchat has overtaken many social media platforms in popularity. This highly engaged audience is made up primarily of 13 to 34 year olds.…

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Serious About Creating an Interactive Social Media Presence

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Microsoft Office . All opinions are 100% mine.

Your social media efforts toward branding your business and creating bank-busting profits haven’t been working out like you’d expect up til now. Has it?

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Otherwise, you probably wouldn’t be reading an article about making this oh-so-important branding aspect of your business a major priority this year.

So few businesses out there capitalize on the ever-important tasks of interacting with their customers on social media. Either solely choosing to use their social accounts to plug their blog posts and cross-promote their other channels.…

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Keeping Your Business Safe on Social Media

As popular as it is today, social media is a requirement for any serious business. As a perfect avenue for cheap advertising, proper social media campaigns can reach thousands, if not millions of potentially untapped customers. Unfortunately, it can also backfire in the worst of ways.

Social media security woes

While there’s plenty to get right, there’s just as much your company can get wrong when addressing the world from an unprotected soap box. Poorly thought out comments can be misconstrued to ruin your company’s image, at least temporarily. Worse, totally disengaging from these platforms can make your business seem out of touch.

Proper knowledge of how to navigate social media safely and effectively is necessary for any modern business.…

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6 Things you Need to Create an Epic Social Media Presence

Large corporate brands have a wealth of social superstars at their disposal. The vast majority of small businesses do not, often preferring to micro-manage every aspect of their social presence to ensure every post is perfect. Going the self-managed route may seem like the best bet as you build your company’s reputation and reach, but there’s a lot more work that goes into creating an epic social presence than most people think.

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Most small-to-medium sized businesses fail to reap the rewards that social can offer because they don’t regard it as a legitimate marketing option. There’s so much to consider and that’s why understanding what’s going on in the social-sphere is very important.…

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5 Easy Ways To Find Potential Customers On Twitter

Do you need more customers? Despite being 9 years old and having 316 million active users, Twitter is still a mystery for business owners. Most still can not grasp how to navigate through the noise and find their target audience. What makes Twitter a great place for any business is the ability to search status updates and user bios based on keywords.

Twitter marketing balloons

The following 5 methods will teach you how to find new leads and potential customers for your business on Twitter today.

1. Search For Your Name

Take the time search your business’s name on Twitter. The result? You may find a number of unbiased tweets regarding your company’s products and services.…

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6 Top Tips on Promoting Your Business on Social Media

Social media is increasingly becoming a tool for organizations, both big and small, to promote their business and create awareness about their current and upcoming offerings.

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Most of you would agree that it is important to understand the different facets of any tool to be able to utilize it optimally. And because social media is proving to be highly effective in engaging audiences and attracting potential customers, socially savvy entrepreneurs have started using valuable content to drive their initiatives.

However, one should also know that the online community has little (or no) tolerance for self-promoters who use social media for free advertising.…

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Turn Followers to Customers with Social Media Conversion Strategy

If you are using social media marketing as one of your growth strategies, you are doing yourself a world of good. Growing an engaged audience is swell, but what I find that most developing brands value most is growth of happy customers.

Hashtag

Social media today is right at the center of everything. If maximized, it can do a lot more good than attracting Likes and Retweets – but serve as an engine that attracts an audience and sherpas them to buying.

As a marketer or entrepreneur, you have every opportunity to tap into social media potential to execute lucrative strategies that I’ve used to successfully turn followers to customers.…

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