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drag2share: LinkedIn is Preferred by a Wide Margin for Professional Social Networking

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All of these ad products have targeting capabilities, pin-pointing LinkedIn members by job title, industry, company size, interests, and seniority.

BII social media professionalsUp to three LinkedIn ads are shown in each ad placement on the website. These locations are:

  • Profile Page – When users view the profile of other LinkedIn members.
  • Homepage – The page members see after they sign in to LinkedIn.
  • Inbox – The page where members see messages and invitations to connect.
  • Search Results Page – The page that results when you search for a member by name.
  • Groups – When members view pages in their group.

BOTTOM LINE

  • As one of the largest social media platforms on the Web, and a hub for professional networking, LinkedIn can be a powerful resource for sales and marketing professionals.
  • LinkedIn’s InMail products allow you to reach LinkedIn users directly to pitch them products and services. One sales team saw open rates of 8.2% for InMail ads.
  • LinkedIn has begun to develop social ads that appear in-stream and prompt users to follow companies their connections also follow.
  • Spend the time to make sure your individual and company profiles conform to SEO best practices, so that people associate you with being a thought leader in your industry.


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