Lance Scoular: International Man of Mystery - Ok - Of Social Media!

By: Viveka Tuesday January 22, 2013 comments Tags: LinkedIn, Social Media, Social Media Speaker, #LinkedInChat, LinkedIn Chat, Viveka von Rosen, LinkChat, Lance Scoular, The Savvy Navigator

Lance Scoular: The Savvy Navigator I am super excited to bring Lance Scoular to the #LinkedInChat. Hes an incredibly successful international businessman who will be bringing his years of experience to the chat tonight.(Read about him here: http://www.lancescoular.com/AboutLanceScoular.html ) Not only was he raised in import, export, and shipping creating a very successful international trade business within that industry - but he is one of the thought leaders in social media strategy and training. With over 40 years as a practitioner, facilitator and trainer in the International Trade and Transport sector (Import/Export), and initially a social media sceptic, Lance was dismissive of LinkedIn and Facebook invitations he received from students and clients in early 2008. ... Read More


Top Twitter Tips on How To Use LinkedIn

By: Viveka Tuesday August 14, 2012 comments Tags: LinkedIn Expert, LinkedIn Tips, LinkedIn Chat

Top LinkedIn Tips from Twitter on Tuesday's #LinkedInChat  (These are not all mine- I was going to fast too attribute them all accordingly – but show up any Tuesday night and you will get great advice like this!) Victims… I mean volunteers: @ PetreyDishCom https://www.linkedin.com/in/petreydish, @JoeBugBuster https://www.linkedin.com/in/sjcase, @BestColorVideo  https://www.linkedin.com/in/markmclaughlinbcvideo You can do so much more with your Professional Headline –120 characters to tell people more about yourself. Your title field is keyword search GOLD to LinkedIn.  100 chars to add more keywords. Use your keywords in your title field but avoid keyword stuffing – adding keywords and jobs just to get found. Customize your... Read More


Do you think LinkedIn is at all useful to the B2C Market?

By: Viveka Tuesday June 14, 2011 comments Tags: LinkedInExpert, LinkedIn Tips, Viveka von Rosen, LinkedIn Advice, #LinkedInChat, LinkedIn Chat, LinkedIn help, LinkChat

#LinkedInChat now on Stanzr and Twitter This week we’ll be trying www.stanzr.com to do #LinkedInChat. You can join us at 5 PM PST, 8 PM EST on www.stanzr.com/linkedinchat or http://stanzr.com/3rcwx6yk This week’s questions are: Q1. Are you a B2B (Business to Business) or B2C (Business to Consumer) business? Q2. As a B2B, do you also connect to people as a consumer? Q3. As a B2C, are you connecting with individuals to help you with your business or buy your product – or both? Q4. As a B2B or B2C - are you finding the right clients on LinkedIn? Q5. What kind of B2C products “work” on LinkedIn? Q6. What kind of B2C products “don’t work” on LinkedIn? Q7. s there ever a time when you can use LinkedIn as a platform to sell your consumer... Read More


Are you using LinkedIn Answers?

By: Viveka Monday May 30, 2011 comments Tags: LinkedIn Expert, Viveka von Rosen, LinkedIn Answers, LinkedIn Chat

LinkedIn Answers: An information and relationship-building goldmine! Tuesday (June 1st) during the #LinkedInChat , we will be talking about LinkedIn Answers.  Here's some homework for you :) Q1) Have you used LinkedIn Answer? Q2) How have you used LinkedIn Answers? Q3) Have you ever use LinkedIn Answers to develop or deepen a LinkedIn relationship? Q4) Do you find LinkedIn Answers a useful tool? Q5) Have you ever received a best answer? Steve Cassady, a regular (and occasional co-moderator) of the LinkedInChat has this to say about answers: I think Linkedin Answers is a great tool: It helps build credibility when you get credit for expertise on Best Answers.  One point I would like to make is to ask... Read More