Building a client base is now easy because of LinkedIn. This impressive professional networking service has 500 million members in 200 countries as of April 2017 and still growing. So if it’s connection that you’re looking for, then you have come to the right place. However, you still need to know how to find those potential clients. Here are some tips:
Optimise your LinkedIn profile
Optimise your LinkedIn profile by filling it out entirely and include a good profile picture. Complete the summary, skill set and provide links for your finished projects or sample works. When your profile is ready, then you can ask for recommendations from colleagues and previous employers so you can build credibility and provide proof that working with you will be a good decision.
Connect with people and build your network
The next step is to build your network by connecting to your immediate networks like friends and colleagues (old and new). Then you can start connecting to the 2nd degree to expand your network more.
Engage with LinkedIn Groups
LinkedIn Groups are hubs where you can meet professionals and experts in your industry to whom you can share contents, ask questions, post and view jobs. This is where you can host a webinar, promote services and gather contact information.
Reach and Promote by Publishing contents
You can promote your expertise and services by publishing contents. It is also a way to get new audiences and more traffic to your website.
Maintain your Profile
Maintain your profile and be consistent on posting contents and connecting to people. Set the automated alert so you can get updated searches for potential clients.
Those are just basic tips on how to find new clients and connect with potential business partners. You can continue searching what LinkedIn can do to help you build your network. Just keep on rediscovering ways and connecting to people so you can find what you’re looking for.
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