The Best Marketing Tips for LinkedIn

Social media platforms are one of the best places where companies can market themselves and grow their bottom line.

Through posting engaging content, especially on LinkedIn, companies are able to build brand awareness and establish relationships with consumers and other businesses.

Additionally, LinkedIn is also a great platform for participating in discussions within the company’s industry or market to partners.

Plenty of companies can benefit from implementing digital marketing strategies on LinkedIn because, unlike all the other available platforms, this is one that’s designed for professionals, which means it allows businesses to establish and reinforce any business relationships.

Although the popular belief is that LinkedIn is the best platform for job seekers and professionals, and many people use it that way, it’s also a great platform for growing a business.

That’s because, at the core, this is a professional social media platform, where people focus on professional connections, career development, and industry discussions.

However, this is a platform that companies can benefit from because it allows businesses to be exposed to hundreds of thousands of other connections as well as build relationships

with other businesses, consumers, or individuals that can boost the brand.

LinkedIn Marketing Strategies

One of the key rules on LinkedIn is how blatantly promoting a company or its solutions to audiences is a bad strategy. That’s why it’s essential for companies to have tailored marketing strategies for each social media platform.

Not only that, but the audiences of each social media platform are different, which means the content should be tailored as well. That’s why this is a social media platform that requires a completely different approach compared to others.

Targeted Connections and Consumers

When it comes to advertising, the targeting features that LinkedIn provides to companies can’t be compared to any other platform.

That’s because the platform has some amazing filters that help businesses really narrow down and target the right people that are truly going to be interested in the company, its products, or services.

For example, a company that sells a specific type of software to other businesses can set an advertising campaign to only target other businesses of a certain size, in a certain location, and then further narrow that down to target only some positions within those companies.

Email Marketing with LinkedIn

Another great feature that Linkedin has that can be quite beneficial to companies is the ability to message up to 50 different people at the same time.

When connecting to other people or companies, businesses can thank them for the connection and then invite them to be a part of the email list. Including a direct link for email, sign-up works best in this case as all of the information is already supplied.

Additionally, it’s a good idea to reciprocate in those messages and tell the new connections that the business is looking forward to supporting the connections’ endeavors.

That way, companies can easily grow their email list and then send out monthly or weekly emails with updates, promotions, or relevant industry information.

Ronn Torossian is the CEO and Founder of 5W Public Relations. 5W PR is a leading digital PR and influencer marketing agency.

Ronn Torossian is CEO & Founder of 5WPR & one of America’s most notable PR executives. He is the Author of best-selling PR book, “For Immediate Release.“