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LinkedIn is NOT Magic, But it Works - Digital Marketing Results & Expectations

LinkedIn is NOT Magic

Digital Marketing Results and Realistic Expectations No social platform or digital marketing tool is a cure-all, and even in 2021 there is no absolute, guaranteed method for attracting paying clients every hour on the hour. Particularly for professionals who are starting “from nothing”, it is imperative to remember to hold realistic expectations about the level

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It’s All in the Messaging

LinkedIn Connections and Brand Messaging Forging productive, relevant connections on LinkedIn is entirely dependent on how you represent yourself and your services one-on-one. This does not have anything to do with the traditional “sales pitch” or even your personal enthusiasm for your work; it is about finding what is most likely to resonate with the

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LinkedIn Networking is a Must in 2021 - Debbie Harris

Stop Doom Scrolling and Start Networking!

Make Networking a Focus in the New Year Are you tired of whiling away the hours just searching for something new to stream? Do you think it might be time to try something a bit more productive? While the challenges of 2020 will continue to be with us for the foreseeable future, there are steps

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Christmas 1944 and a Message for Today - PIMedia

Christmas 1944: A President’s Message

As we approach the end of 2020, I would like to thank everyone who has supported me and my business over the past twelve months and express my appreciation for all those who have worked to make the business community more collaborative, supportive, and inclusive than ever before. While there will still be many challenges

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Linked Tips for 2021 (Part IV): Is Upgrading Really Worth It?

LinkedIn Tips for 2021 – Week IV

Is Upgrading Really Worth It? One of the questions I encounter most frequently as a LinkedIn coach is “Should I upgrade my LinkedIn account?”. My answer, regardless of what industry the client is in, is “It depends on you.” Deciding between a free account and a premium account is one thing, but If you are

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Trustegrity Groups and Authenticity in Networking - Debbie Harris

What Does “Authenticity” Mean in Networking?

https://www.youhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGxM8UvgJBYtube.com/watch?v=V7TG_kFAwWg Trustegrity® and the Power of Honest Discourse The word “authenticity” can evoke a number of different reactions and interpretations among professionals. While it’s true that each of us possesses a unique sensibility when it comes to how we like to do business or be approached as a business owner, learning more about how our

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How Trustegrity Groups Foster Collaboration - Debbie Harris

What We Mean By “Helping” Each Other

Trustegrity® and the Spirit of Collaboration With groups now up and running in dozens of states across the U.S., Trustegrity®’s burgeoning national presence is a sign of how valuable dedicated professional groups can be to business leaders of any industry. Within each Trustegrity® group, ideas are meant to flow freely among the participants, and it

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Welcome to Trustegrity® & New Networking Opportunities

Welcome to Trustegrity®

The opportunities afforded by membership in Trustegrity®’s professional community have, for me, ranked among the most productive and rewarding of my career. Trustegrity®’s private groups facilitate collaboration, networking, and true business development like no other professional circle I have encountered, and the potential for creating reliable, lasting relationships only seems to increase with each session

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LinkedIn Tips for 2021 - Week III: Refining Your LinkedIn Profile Information

LinkedIn Tips for 2021 – Week III

Refining Your LinkedIn Profile Information – Education & Experience It may seem fairly intuitive, but it bears repeating that it is absolutely essential that you fill-out your personal information, including your education and work experience, for your LinkedIn profile if you are hoping to make valuable connections. However, you should also be discerning when it

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LinkedIn Tips for 2021: Visual Appeal & Your Professional Image

LinkedIn Tips for 2021 – Week II

How to Boost Visual Appeal on LinkedIn Even when it comes to purely professional interactions, visual appeal remains a critical part of the process. How you present yourself and your business would be an obvious consideration in any other setting, and the LinkedIn platform is no exception. From refining the basic visual elements that help

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LinkedIn Tips for 2021 (Week I) - Debbie Harris, LinkedIn Expert

LinkedIn Tips for 2021 – Week I

Virtual Networking and the Future The events of 2020 have proven just how crucial and productive virtual networking can be for busy professionals. As we prepare to head into 2021, now is the time to start taking advantage of platforms like LinkedIn and making a concerted effort to builder better business relationships going forward. Over

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What Makes Trustegrity Networking Groups Perfect for Business Owners? - Debbie Harris

What Makes Trustegrity® Different? – Pt. I

Why Trustegrity®’s Networking Groups are Perfect for Business Owners As the national trainer for Trustegrity® and the chair for two different states, I have been given a unique vantage point from which to witness all of the qualities, conditions, and opportunities that set Trustegrity® apart from other networking organizations. In all my years of business

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Get More Business from LinkedIn with the LinkedIn Velocity Program - Debbie Harris

Want More Business from LinkedIn? Hire a Team!

LinkedIn Velocity’s Personalized Prospecting Solution Creating productive, valuable business relationships via LinkedIn is essential for any professional, especially now, but trying to go it alone can be draining if not overwhelming. Like any truly successful marketing campaign, it takes a team! My LinkedIn Velocity program was designed for the busy professional–individuals who understand the value

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BeBetter Networking in 2021: Trustegrity Professional Groups - Debbie Harris

2020: How Does it Change 2021?

Better Networking with Trustegrity® Professional Groups 2020 may be on the way out, but its impact on how we do business will almost certainly continue to be felt in the years ahead. As we prepare for 2021, we as business leaders must recognize that our need for cooperation, virtual interaction, and collaboration will not subside

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Persistence is Key: LinkedIn Networking and Building Connections - Debbie Harris

Persistence is Key on LinkedIn

LinkedIn Networking for the Busy Professional Despite the slew of distractions and other frustrations that many of us may have been facing recently, there continues to be plenty opportunities for professionals to broaden their contact base and build rewarding, mutually-beneficial relationships through LinkedIn. It just takes time! Seeking and engaging with new LinkedIn connections can

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LinkedIn Power Partners & Referral Business - Debbie Harris

Reach Out to Power Partners on LinkedIn

Boosting Your Referral Business How recently have you communicated with the “power partners” who you are connected to on LinkedIn? Do you ever reach out to them to set up a call or zoom? Your power/referral partners can be huge for your business and you for theirs. Referral business doesn’t always take care of itself,

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The Trustegrity Reconnect Meeting & Building Better Professional Relationships - Debbie Harris

What is a Trustegrity® Reconnect Meeting?

Building Better Professional Relationships You’ve heard me talk about the joys of Trustegrity®’s virtual networking meetings for business owners and professionals, but what exactly is a “reconnect meeting”? While engaging in discourse with your peers is rewarding at any level, speaking to other business leaders for an hour or two once each month does not

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Who to Connect with on LinkedIn and Why - Debbie Harris

Who Are You Connected to on LinkedIn?

Who to Connect with on LinkedIn How many of your connections on LinkedIn do you really know? Remember, the ultimate goal of networking on LinkedIn is mutual business enrichment and professional development–not just socializing. Take another look at your connections. Do these individuals have the capacity to positively impact you and your business? Do you

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