Linkedin Lead Generation Blog

Extend your knowledge with these tips, tricks and insights geared to help you reach your business goals.

On LinkedIn, Size (of Your Network) Matters linkedin Sep 15, 2021

A connection asked me a great question recently.

“One of our new team members worked for a competitor and has a lot of connections with their employees. As we start using LinkedIn more extensively, should we remove them or block them?”

Great question!

First - never share anything on...

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Dropping the Prospecting Plate is Risky accelerator prospecting Sep 02, 2021

"The 90-Day Prospecting Accelerator seems like a lot of work, and I’m already busy. How much time would I need to devote?"

This is an important question.

Every professional is spinning multiple plates. The more responsibility, the more plates. 

When we get overwhelmed, prospecting is...

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Why You Should Never Automate LinkedIn Outreach linkedin Mar 15, 2021

A salesperson decided they needed some new leads. They heard about a networking meeting going on at a local chamber of commerce event and rushed over to the meeting with a box of business cards and a ream of brochures.

Upon arriving, they entered the networking area and saw lots of people...

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How to Book Hundreds of Sales Meetings on LinkedIn sales Mar 08, 2021

As you build your network on LinkedIn, you also need to engage with your connections and book meetings to get acquainted and find out if they're a qualified lead.

When you do this, remember to put yourself in your prospect's shoes. They're not ready to buy from you yet...they don't even know you....

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Increase Likelihood of Winning a Sale by 74% sales Feb 11, 2021

B2B buying is a team sport. Depending on the size and complexity of your offering, you probably have anywhere from 3-10 stakeholders involved in the decision process for any sales opportunity. 

Studies have shown that if you connect on LinkedIn with at least 6 stakeholders in a particular...

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4 Steps to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Sales Prospecting linkedin Jan 27, 2021

When you're prospecting for new leads on LinkedIn, it's crucial to optimize your profile to engage your prospective buyers. Make your personal value proposition clear to your target leads. Show them how they can benefit from getting to know YOU.

You're not selling your product here, you're...

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The Reality of Cold Calling for B2B Sales cold calling Jan 04, 2021

When you're thinking about your 2021 sales goals, you're probably considering which methods are most likely to generate qualified leads. While we might be able to do more in-person events come summer, Covid is still likely to put a damper on networking for at least a few more...

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Can Inbound Generate Enough Leads? inbound marketing Dec 31, 2020

It's a new year, and hopefully, it will be a better one, with business picking up for firms that saw setbacks in 2020. 

As we all work on setting our sales goals for the year, we need to evaluate what strategies are most likely to generate the leads we'll need. Unfortunately, for a lot...

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Fill Your Sales Pipeline Using LinkedIn linkedin Dec 29, 2020

When I started PropelGrowth in 2007, I was able to leverage a network and reputation I had built in financial services over the past 10 years with my two prior startups. I also published thought leadership content in industry publications every few months. My network and that content brought in...

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