Episode #188: 7 Online Networking Tips For Public Health Professionals
What is your networking strategy online? What is your favorite social media platform? How do you reach out to request new connections to add to your network?
It’s time to focus on networking tips! On this episode, I will share seven simple but powerful professional tips that can be helpful for all public health professionals.
Prepare to take notes as you listen to these tips and examples, and decide what works best for you.
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Know Your Platform
Fun and casual, yet still be professional
If your name is in the profile, think professionally
Know and understand the tone, style, expectations, what is acceptable there
Know the best way to engage and how to post
Ex. people may find you on one platform, but look you up and communicate with you on a different platform
Know Your Goal
level of connection
Networking is about building professional relationships
No long introductions with loads of questions and requests
Give and take
Add value to their posts in your comments
Do not just ask questions and make requests
Business Tip - Link your business page to your personal profile
Make it easy for your clients to find you
Make it easy for your clients to know how to work with you
Personalize your profile - LinkedIn
Add a background image that resonates with you and your business
Always lead with a personal message when reaching sending a connection request - LinkedIn
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