According to a statistic in the Wall Street Journal, 80% of businesses have used LinkedIn to search for employees. LinkedIn has over 50 million active users that create profiles to look for employees or to find a job themselves. The groups on LinkedIn are banded together by industry making the groups a hotbed of networking and activity. Where is your company’s presence on LinkedIn? Who would you like to find?
As with any social networking site making contacts, creating profiles and answering emails can be very time consuming. Outsourcing this kind of work can be very beneficial and profitable for your business. Just having a presence at all on these social networking sites can help give your business a boost in the search engine rank making it easier to be found with keywords. Where are you in a Google search?
Outsourcing is not only a way to save money. You can use a good outsourcing company, one that has the proper training, to help grow your business by creating social networking profiles. Each one is another opportunity to be seen as part of your Internet marketing strategies. Using a site like LinkedIn, there are numerous places to put further information, build a database of potential customers and interact with the clients you already have. It is just plain, good old customer service to able to identify your client’s needs and give them easy access to your company resources.
Rethinking your outsourcing needs from just cost cutting to creating a partnership with your overseas rep, opens up new opportunities for growth and profitability. Researching the right outsourcing company will make all the difference in the viability of your business in this tough economy. Outsourcing is the answer!
Daven Michaels is an award-winning outsourcer and author of the book, ‘Outsource This!’ Daven has been honored more than any other individual or outsourcing organization. You can get more information on outsourcing by visiting www.123Employee.com