LinkedIn for Contractors – #ConstChat Questions 11/6/14

constchat-liAre you in construction? Do you want to build up your following? Are you looking to connect with the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) community?

You’re in luck!

Joining our weekly Twitter Chat may just be the right thing for you.

Construction Chat is was started May 8, 2014, and is hosted by us on Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

Check us out on Tagboard!

How to Join a Chat:

1. Follow the hashtag on Twitter (but don’t forget to add #ConstChat manually after your tweet or we won’t see your tweet).

2. Use Hootsuite or TweetDeck and make a column for #ConstChat (but don’t forget to put #ConstChat manually after your tweet).

3. Go to the Twubs page for #ConstChat.

4. My preferred method is using TweetChat. Just go here and log in with your Twitter account. You can even highlight the moderator so you don’t miss questions.

This week:

This week’s topic is LinkedIn for Contractors.

One of the main reasons I started fleshing out my profile and making connections on LinkedIn was to help promote Riggins Construction. Linking to the company page in your own profile is a good way to add visibility for your company.

If you’re unfamiliar with LinkedIn, read  Top Ten Tasks (And Power Tips) by Carol Stephen.

This week’s questions:

Q1: What do you believe LinkedIn’s purpose is?

Q2: Is your photo visible and your information complete?

Q3: Do you have a company page?

Q4: Do you follow companies?

Q5: Do you connect with those you’ve met elsewhere (Twitter, et al)?

Q6: Do you join groups?

Q7: What are some of your LI challenges?

Q8: What’s your #1 tip for using LinkedIn as a contractor?

Do you have a burning question you’d like answered? Feel free to add it in the comments.

See you at the chat!

See more of our Construction Chat posts here.

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