For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each update was only seen by a small fraction of my connections.
Then, I got an email from a long time friend Jon Hyman, asking if I wanted to learn the secrets of reaching more people on LinkedIn, as developed by his friend, Marc Alifanz. It sounded like one of those crazy late night advertisements for get-rich-quick schemes. But, what the heck, Jon and Marc are both lawyers, so I knew I could trust them.
I followed Marc's system and then tweaked it a bit for my own purposes. Here's how I added 5,000 new followers in two months and increased my update views from about 1000 views per update to 10,000 to 20,000 views per update.The increase in views happened from the very first status update I made using this method.
If you've spent any time on LinkedIn lately you've seen it. It looks like this
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