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LinkedIn Like a MilSpouse — What to Post on LinkedIn!

By Laura Torres posted 11 days ago


LinkedIn Like a MilSpouseWhat to Post on LinkedIn

Grow a Professional Network While Adding Credibility To Your Career!

Creating professional, engaging, and relevant content for your audience is essential when posting on LinkedIn. Invest from two to three days per week, 5-10 minutes to schedule your post for the week, plus dedicate a day to add comments and engage with other members or companies you follow posts. Infusing energy into your professional profile and growing your network can be managed in an hour per week or less, with professional lifetime benefits.

Did you know that 85% of all jobs are filled via networking on LinkedIn? 

Here are some ideas on what to post: 

Post about Industry Insights and Trends: Share your perspective on industry news, trends, and developments. Provide thoughtful analysis or commentary on relevant topics that can spark discussions among your connections.

Share Thought Leadership Content: Create and share content that positions you as a thought leader in your field. This could include articles, blog posts, or videos where you share your expertise, offer valuable insights, or provide practical tips and advice.

Highlight Professional Achievements: Celebrate your professional milestones, achievements, and successes. This could include promotions, certifications, completed projects, or awards. Sharing these accomplishments highlights your expertise and allows your network to celebrate with you.

Reference Interesting Articles and News: Share articles, blog posts, or news relevant to your industry or profession. Add a short comment or your thoughts on the piece to initiate a conversation and provide value to your connections.

Share Inspiring Quotes and Motivational Content: Share inspirational quotes, motivational content, or anecdotes that uplift and inspire your network. These types of posts resonate with others and encourage engagement.

Post About Professional Development Opportunities: Inform your network about professional development resources, such as webinars, workshops, or conferences. Share details about upcoming events or recommend valuable resources to benefit others in your industry.

Share Networking or Collaboration Requests: LinkedIn is a powerful networking platform. If you want to connect with specific individuals or seek collaboration opportunities, post a concise and professional message explaining your purpose and how others can assist you.

Job Openings or Referrals: LinkedIn is an appropriate place to share such information if you find job openings that may interest your connections or seek referrals for specific positions. Be clear about the role, requirements, and how interested individuals can apply or get in touch.

Questions and Discussions: Pose thought-provoking questions related to your industry or professional field to stimulate discussions among your connections. Please encourage others to share their insights and perspectives, fostering engagement and relationship-building.

Engage with Others' Content: LinkedIn is a platform for networking and building relationships. Engage with others' posts by liking, commenting, and sharing relevant insights. This helps you connect with others and increases visibility and engagement with your “own” content.

Remember to keep your posts professional, positive, and focused on adding value to your network. LinkedIn is a platform for professional engagement, so aim to provide insights, facilitate discussions, and build meaningful connections with your audience.

Connect with us, follow our Blue Star Community LinkedIn Page, or join our Blue Star Careers Network and LinkedIn Like a MilSpouse.

Please pay it forward. If you have a community connection via a social network that is not on LinkedIn and needs to be, please share about our upcoming monthly workshop, "LinkedIn Like a MilSpouse." designed for non-active LinkedIn members to learn how to launch their professional profile. Find out more details here! 

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