LinkedInformed Podcast. The LinkedIn Show
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With tips, interviews, news and updates on site developments and changes, The LinkedInformed podcast is designed to challenge and Inspire LinkedIn users throughout the world to be more productive and successful.
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Welcome to episode 159, following my trip to Social Media Marketing World something has been bugging me…..video! I saw so many people broadcasting live video and recording short snippets plus many talks on the subject, I realised that I really needed to ‘up my video game’ and more importantly I realised that LinkedIn users generally need to use video content more. So that is the subject of this weeks episode but before I get into that…… Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week LinkedIn hits 500 million members Interesting to see the average number of connections stats. They are lower than I thought but on reflection, with only 22% of members active on LinkedIn it’s probably about right. I would love to see the number for active users. Check Out the New Podcast Hosted by Reid Hoffman with the most annoying name ever! Check out AJ Wilcox’ article: LinkedIn’s new Matched Audiences feature just blew Facebook Custom Audiences out of the water for B2B Microsoft plans summer CRM war opener against Salesforce Video A big thanks to Una Doyle-Love for coming on the show to share her knowledge of video. Una mentioned using a light that simply clicks on top of your phone such as the one at the below link; http://amzn.eu/6pt4I9K She also mentioned headphone extension cables such as this one; Hama Headphone Extension Cable - 3.5mm Jack Plug and a selfie stick such as the one below; Bluetooth Selfie Stick, Mpow iSnap X You can get Una’s FREE Guide: ’21 Tools to Increase Sales’ at this link; http://www.creativeflow.tv/21tools Where video can be used on LinkedIn Profile - media under current experience. Articles. A section of an article could be an embedded video. Posts. When you share from YouTube (as opposed to pasting the link into LinkedIn) the video will autoplay in the feed, this increases view rates because it is effectively like a ‘moving image’ post. Sound will not play automatically though so if you are talking to camera you might want to consider adding subtitles but it doesn’t have to be a video of you, an easy way to make a video of pictures and moving words is to use Powerpoint and save your presentation as a video and upload it to you tube. Here is an example I made for this episode Messages. I am most excited about this way of using video because video messages are so much