Jan 252013

We’ve posted before about ways your LinkedIn profile can help yLinkedIn Featureou grow your business, but did you know it can also help you manage your reputation? One LinkedIn feature does just that, and though it may take a little extra work, the benefits can be huge. That feature is the recommendations feature. Recommendations on LinkedIn appear within your profile and can come from anyone who can vouch for your work at a specific job or business venture. These recommendations show proof of your work and abilities and help your profile stand out.

So how do you get a recommendation? Log in to your LinkedIn profile and then navigate to the Profile tab. Here you will see a drop down that includes Recommendations. Once you click on Recommendations, you will see a listing of your positions and work past and present. Select a position and a coworker who can has the knowledge to endorse your work at that company. This recommendation will now appear on your profile. It’s important to connect with other GDI affiliates on LinkedIn and your team members so fellow affiliates can recommend you and share the success they had with you.

For a step by step guide to recommendations, visit LinkedIn’s FAQ on the subject.

Jun 042012
  1. Follow GDI on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest. We have profiles on all the big social sites and are always happy to chat with you, answer your questions and share news and advice.
  2. Decide which sites work for you and sign up. There’s a new social network popping up every single day, but that doesn’t mean you have to join. Make sure you’re on the “big” ones like the sites listed above and then decide if you’d like to join any other. Social networks can be very niche oriented and specific to interests, so join the ones you like and leave the rest behind.
  3. Follow and interact with thought leaders, industry leaders and successful networkers. Take the time to do searches on social networks to find out who is offering great content and is interacting with others. These are the people you stand to gain something from by tweeting and connecting with them.
  4. Use your links wisely. Include links to your website and GDI opportunity in your profiles and share them in posts. Be sure NOT to link blast, spam or just throw your link into any post or comment. Be sure to have thoughtful comments and posts and relevant links, this will drive traffic to your site and keep you out of trouble.
  5. Create content that is meant to be shared. One of the main perks of social media sites is how quickly and easily tweets, posts, or videos can go viral. For something to get shared again and again, it must be great content. Take the time to write smart posts, great videos and educational tweets. Once you have something you want to share, do so and ask your followers to share as well. Just asking can go a long way in social media.

Feb 202012

GDI gives you the marketing tools to build your business and generate Income for Life. Social media allows you to take many of these tools one step further. Learn how you can combine GDI’s marketing tools with social media to share your business with new networks and build your downline.

Your Website and Social Sharing

Your website can be your ultimate marketing tool. It is the place you can share information about yourself, your business and how to get started with GDI. Building a functional site is key, but after that it’s all about how you share it. A great site doesn’t matter if no one is seeing it. That’s why it’s important to share your site on your social networks. You can simply add you site address to your profile information on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. You of course can also share your site in tweets and updates when you’ve got great content to share. Encourage more visitors and views to your site by adding a ShareThis button, giving anyone who visits your site the power to share it with a click of a button.

The Inviter and Facebook and Twitter

The Inviter is a great tool to share your website with your current contacts. If you’re a basic member, simply input the email addresses of people you would like to check out your page and learn more and GDI does the rest of the work for you. Ev

en better if you’re a premium member, the Inviter can grab email addresses right from your personal email account, allow you to decide which people you want to invite and send the emails out for you. When it comes to social networking, the Inviter can help you compose a post for Facebook or a tweet inviting everyone to check out your website, instantly.

Webinars, Videos and Social Media

GDI knows the power of video, which is why our 7 Minute Movie is a great way to market your opportunity. We also share many other videos from webinars to tutorials, you can find what you need in video form from GDI. If you find one of our videos helpful, why not share it? Click the “share” button at the bottom of any of our videos to share on Facebook, Twitter or wherever you like.