LinkedIn, the go-to social media network for professionals, has quickly become a great resource for referrals and prospects for lawyers. According to a recent Mediapost survey, 9 out of 10 executives use LinkedIn and many in-house lawyers searched for outside counsel on LinkedIn. Just as with in-person marketing, online marketing requires the thoughtful and strategic implementation of a few specific tools.
Read on for a few tips to maximize your LinkedIn presence and get the ROI that every biz dev savvy lawyer is looking for…
1. Complete your profile and optimize it for online searches.
Spend time sprucing up your LinkedIn profile. Include relevant information a potential client or connection might use to find you. Upload a professional head shot. Profiles with a professional picture receive more views than those with a logo or a company name.