is LinkedIn worth for me

by adi111
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LinkedIn is a great platform. I have heard about a lot of time from others. But I think it is for professionals.
And I am not that much professional.
I am just seeking to make some sales on my merchandise store which I have created a few days ago.
so, I am asking is LinkedIn is good for me and my store.
please suggest me some other social media to market my merchandise.
#linkedin #worth
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  • Profile picture of the author cherry enders
    Does your "merchandise store" offer something of interest to the professional market?

    If you haven't done so already, I would sign up at Linkedin and check it out first.

    Explore the platform and learn how it works, and then decide if it's a good fit for you.

    Is your store on FB? Or any other social media site?

    Simply posting on those sites will help build your brand awareness.

    I know these are basic steps, but without seeing your merchandise store, I can't go deeper.
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  • Profile picture of the author Highest And Best
    Don't think about whether the platform is right for you... think if you are right for the platform.

    Here's something to ponder:

    Facebook is more social, yet very real business is conducted through Facebook every day.

    LinkedIn is more professional... and that doesn't mean a thing. If you can find your audience there, that's all that matters.

    Spend some time on LinkedIn. Check out the groups. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised with what you find!

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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    As others have alluded to, it comes down to what you are selling. LinkedIn is a place that caters to professionals and business people. If you are selling things that those professionals or businesses need, sure, it's a fantastic place to market things and make solid connections. If you are selling consumer goods, LinkedIn is not the place to market to, although you still may be able to make connections with people that can benefit your business.
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  • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
    Like almost everything in the realm of IM, any proposed tactic needs to be researched, planned, developed, implemented, tracked, fine-tuned and given a certain amount of time to prove its worth, or lack thereof.

    The personal opinion of others are just that and should have no basis on whether or not you decide to test a strategy, unless you get feedback that you are doing something that could have a demonstrable negative outcome.

    Separating fact, from opinion, which oftentimes is not based on even a remote semblance of fact, can be an immense obstacle to making strides on your personal path. Assuming that others are much smarter than you in these matters depends on your belief in your own level of intelligence and business acumen.

    Personally, I have rarely, if ever, found that to be the case. :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author digital55
    It depends on what you are selling. Is it something you could market to business professionals?

    Other than that, you asked for other social media sites to market your merchandise. You can try Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Hi Adi,

    LinkedIn is worth it if you choose to give a generous amount of your energy to creating helpful content, connecting with people in targeted groups and persistent. LI is worth it for folks who make the network a priority.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Just base on the information you provided, it doesn't sound too applicable to you
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