Chief executives may not want to be on social media but their people, customers and shareholders sure wish they were there. Numerous reports confirm that a social CEO positively impacts perceptions of trust, reputation and engagement. According to surveys: Weber Shandwick – in 2013 found 76% of executives want the CEO to be social, up to 81% in 2015. Brandfog – two thirds of customer’s … Continue reading Should the CEO use social media?
How to scrub up and stand out on LinkedIn Signing up to LinkedIn without doing anything is like going to a networking event and standing in the corner. To make it work, you’ve got to do something once you are there. LinkedIn is a powerhouse of data, connections and content that you can use to position yourself and your business, all of which starts with … Continue reading LinkedIn Masterclass 1 – scrub up and stand out
If you think LinkedIn is just a good ‘place to put your CV’ than you are missing out on the platform’s huge business benefits and potential. LinkedIn is a powerhouse of economic data that can predict and fill skills gaps, uncover rare, high-demand talent and is now one biggest publishing houses in the world. With a 380 million-strong readership it can even, strangely enough, create … Continue reading LinkedIn is an economic and influence powerhouse, not a place to put your CV
A leader who actively engages on social media platforms is good for business and with 7 million Australian and 380 million global users LinkedIn is a strategic fit those seeking to tap into global professional networks. One such CEO is Craig McDonald, head of software security company MailGuard, who was recently announced as one of Australia’s LinkedIn ‘Power Profiles’. McDonald says he has leveraged LinkedIn to … Continue reading How one Aussie CEO used LinkedIn to expand into 27 countries