LinkedIn’s New “Galene” Search Platform Offers Broader, More Relevant & Faster Results

linkedin logo Last week, Linkedin announced it had rolled out a newly upgraded search platform Galene, designed to offer broader searches and more relevant results that are now delivered twice as fast. According to the announcement, LinkedIn began building Galene more than a year ago, and is now leveraging it to power the site's multiple search products including People Search, Job Search, LinkedIn Recruiter, and internal applications like customer-service and advertising support. From the announcement: Galene has helped us improve our development culture and forced us to incorporate new development [...]

4 LinkedIn Recommendations For The B2B SEO Professional

4 Tips to Launch Your Business into Social LinkedIn's recent announcement about the redesign of LinkedIn Group pages has had me thinking much more about why B2B search marketers need to leverage this social media platform in support of SEO initiatives. According to the announcement, "there are more than 200 conversations happening each minute across LinkedIn Groups and more than 8,000 Groups created each week." And in Holger Schulze's 2013 B2B Content Marketing Trends Report, LinkedIn tops the list as the most effective social media platform for delivering content. [caption id="attachment_170910" align="aligncenter" width="480"] [...]

LinkedIn Is Getting Smarter With Enhanced Search Features & Improved Query Results

linkedin-featured Starting today, LinkedIn members will begin seeing a number of enhancements to the professional networking site, including a new unified search feature and a smarter query intent algorithm that continuously serve up more relevant results. With over 5.7 billion searches performed on LinkedIn last year, the new unified search experience is one of the most anticipated upgrades to the site. During a product overview last week, LinkedIn's Brad Mauney, Product Lead, and Asif Makhani, Engineering Lead, demonstrated how the new unified search feature serves up a list of people, companies, jobs and [...]

6 Targeting Methods To Reach Your Business Audience Via LinkedIn

Most B2B marketers have a list of potential buyers at specific companies that they would like to reach. It can be very difficult to selectively target this audience via PPC Search ads or banner campaigns. Even behavioral targeting has its limitations. Your next move… LinkedIn Ads: LinkedIn Ads is an offering from the popular professional networking site that provides many targeting options and cost-effective innovative ways to reach your audience. Campaigns can be created to target a specific message, product, general brand, promote a web conference o [...]

How To Use LinkedIn To Improve Organic Visibility

I was recently doing some link building for a client and noticed that a LinkedIn profile for their top competitor appeared in the listing of strong incoming links in one of the review tools we use. But our client also has LinkedIn profiles pointing to their website, so I wondered, why weren’t those links appearing in the strong link listings too? So, I set out to look at the differences that might affect the strength of incoming links from LinkedIn. In this article, I’ll cover a couple of steps you can take to help improve the visibility of your LinkedIn content with search engines a [...]

The Ultimate Guide To “LinkedIn Today” & How To Optimize Your Presence On It

linkedin-today-featured In March, LinkedIn launched LinkedIn Today, which was dubbed as a news source from your connections and peers in the industry. It has quickly grown to drive massive amounts of traffic to popular content. This service works by aggregating news from industries, connections and sources that you follow, then displaying stories in a visually appealing news format. Meet LinkedIn Today LinkedIn Today exists as a standalone website, where you can browse through some of the top articles that LinkedIn thinks you'll find interesting: But beyond the LinkedIn Today home page, LinkedIn Today also power [...]

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