How I grew from 0 to 2k followers on LinkedIn in 6 months
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First of all, you need to update your profile. Put a professional, high-quality profile picture because people are 8x more likely to follow you if they see your face. After that, update your biography to explain what you want to achieve and your key accomplishments.
Next to your name, you should insert your best title and the name of your course and university. For example, I would put President of the Accounting and Finance Society because I feel proud of this achievement. After that, I’ll write that I am an incoming summer intern at Harlands’ Chartered Accountants and a Course Representative at Plymouth Business School. You want to fill in as much detail under the word limit so you can attract the person to follow and connect with you.
You should update your work experiences and describe your role when you are done. It would help if you tried to quantify your accomplishments, for example.
Social Media Manager
Don’t put: Post on Instagram
Put: Grew Company X’s Instagram account to 75K followers, maintaining a 10% engagement rate in six months
It would be best if you also used adjectives when you start your sentences. Use bullet points if necessary.
Try to aim for 2–3 recommendations on your LinkedIn profile. Write your friend a recommendation, and they might help you write one back.
When you’ve added your certificates, awards and volunteering, it’s time to start your first post.
Remember to use relevant hashtags and tag companies so they can see your photo if you mention them.
Also, don’t write a whole paragraph without any spaces. Use emojis to captivate the reader, and be creative!
After that, you should start connecting with people in the same boat as you and start conversations. Start by connecting with your friends, people from your work and university, and people who want to go into the same sector. You can also network with employees from companies you want to work with, but don’t feel disheartened if they don’t answer you, they’re probably very busy with work.
Consistency is key. Write an article every three days and watch your follower count grow! Like and comment on other people’s posts and endorse their skills to show your admiration for their effort.
If you’d like to connect with me on LinkedIn, search up Chloe Tsang or click here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/itschloetsang/
I hope you have a lovely evening. I can’t wait to see your content on LinkedIn!