Linking Up by Yuhannes Watts

5 sales problems at your company that LinkedIn can’t fix

One of the best parts of providing a LinkedIn training is when I get to speak with the company’s VP of sales at length. It’s an opportunity to learn about the organization and its sales operation, and to hear about their biggest challenges in regard to sales goals and using LinkedIn. No matter the type of company or industry, the problems are always the same.
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Take control of professional interactions on LinkedIn this year

I get it — social media is everyone’s new part-time job. 2014 was busy enough, and you never really had enough time to get a handle on LinkedIn. Well, friends, it’s 2015 and it’s time to get serious.
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How to become an influencer on LinkedIn

A little over a year ago, I was chatting with a well-known and very well-connected CEO here in the Washington, DC area. After I gave him my two cents on LinkedIn, he abruptly stopped me and said, “I have a Rolodex of 4,000+ executives that I can reach out to. I don’t need LinkedIn.”
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Watts headshotABOUT YUHANNES WATTS: Yuhannes Watts is chief linking officer at Learn2Link. Contact him at