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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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What Does Your Silo Feel Like? Networking in the Isolation Era - Debbie Harris

What Does Your Silo Feel Like?

Networking in Isolation One of the great privileges of travelling across this country is being able to view firsthand the common experiences and circumstances that bind us all together. Right now, business owners everywhere are facing many of the same challenges, and it is more important than ever for professionals to connect with one another

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Are You Feeling Stuck? Reach Out and Connect! - Debbie Harris, PIMedia

Are You Feeling Stuck?

The events of the past several months have left many of us feeling at sea both personally and professionally. One of the most important things to keep in mind, as always, is to recognize the distinction between things you can control and things you can’t control. For business owners especially, this can be more difficult

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Kellogg vs. Post and the Keys to Advertising During a Downturn - Debbie Harris

Kellogg or Post?

Advertising During a Downturn In the wake of the Great Depression, warring cereal companies Kellogg and Post took completely different approaches to their advertising, leading to repercussions that drastically altered the make-up of their industry and have continued to hold sway until today. Over the past few months, which company has your business more closely

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COVID and America 2020: Observations from the Road - Debbie Harris

COVID and America

Observations on America in 2020 After a month-long trip across this incredible country in our F150 Ford Truck, I have mastered working/talking/”Zooming” from my lap. I noticed a few other things as well, and I have shared them here in this new video. Let me know your thoughts. Leave a comment or send me a

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Don't Be Obnoxious On LinkedIn: Reaching Out Properly by Debbie Harris

Don’t Be Obnoxious on LinkedIn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_lCD9T28eE Reaching Out (and Responding) Properly We all get automated LinkedIn messages. We all get emails from people that may have found our email on LinkedIn. When we are reaching out to people, it’s important to remember to be polite, provide value, and don’t be obnoxious on LinkedIn. When we do not wish to receive

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Trustegrity Means Referrals by Debbie Harris, PIMedia CEO

Trustegrity® Means Referrals

“Connect, Confide & Collaborate” is the Trustegrity® motto. One huge part of this shared belief is helping one another increase revenue, grow our businesses, and increase profits. We do that most often through referrals, which come about organically as Trustegrity® Group members get to know each other, build deep relationships, share knowledge, and collaborate. Are

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How Do I Grow My LinkedIn Network? - Tips from PIMedia CEO & LinkedIn Expert Debbie Harris

How Do I Use LinkedIn?

Steps I Take to Grow My LinkedIn Network I keep talking about turning LinkedIn Connections into Clients, Customers, Referral Sources, and sometimes, Friends. I turn Connections into Clients pretty frequently, and I thought I’d tell you some of the things I do when using LinkedIn for business development. Building relationships takes time, transparency, authenticity, and

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Building Trust on LinkedIn - Debbie Harris, PIMedia

What Does “Trust” Mean to You?

Building Trust on LinkedIn When you hear the word “trust”, what do you think of? Where does your mind go? I have talked a lot about building real relationships from LinkedIn connections in recent weeks. Turning those connections into clients, referral sources, or maybe even friends remains the primary goal of any focused LinkedIn campaign.

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Make Someone Smile on LinkedIn

It’s Okay to “Lighten-Up” Building relationships on LinkedIn means taking that relationship from LinkedIn to a phone call, Zoom, Skype, or whatever platform you wish to speak on. It means being authentic, being real, offering to help someone… and don’t forget humor! Make someone smile; we all need that. You can build real relationships with

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How to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Automation - Debbie Harris, PIMedia

Should I Use an Automated System on LinkedIn?

Are you constantly being pitched a fully-automated Lead Gen program that will get you more connections on LinkedIn? Many of those LinkedIn automation programs will do just that. The challenge is, then what? How do you turn those brand new LinkedIn connections into paying clients? How do you build a relationship and take it off

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Brainstorming in Trustegrity® - Professional Groups that Work, PIMedia

Brainstorming in Trustegrity®

Where do you go for professional advice? When do you get a chance to brainstorm with other high-level, seasoned professionals and business owners? Entrepreneurship can be lonely sometimes and especially over the past few months. Trustegrity® can solve that by giving you a confidential group to knowledge share with. We are about helping each other

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What NOT to Do On LinkedIn. Avoid These Common LinkedIn Mistakes - PIMedia

What Not to Do on LinkedIn

I talk a lot about things you should do when trying to get the most out of your LinkedIn account, but today I am going to mention some things that are not a good idea on LinkedIn. No matter what stage of the process you are in or how great your LinkedIn profile looks, there

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