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The LinkedIn Branding Show

The LinkedIn Branding Show

By Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond (#MichelleSquared)
The LinkedIn Branding Show empowers women experts, entrepreneurs, and founders to stand out to rise up as they build personal and business brands on LinkedIn.

Join your hosts, Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, aka #MichelleSquared, for fun and real conversations plus actionable takeaways with a community of powerful and amazing women business owners looking to grow with a "good together" approach to personal and business branding. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com
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How LinkedIn Audio and LiveStream Events Amplify Your Personal Brand and Company Brand
LinkedIn Live and LinkedIn Audio Shows are two creator tools that enable us to build trust, social proof, build communities, and also your reputation as a thought leader in your industry. Plus, they allow you to generate long-form content that can be repurposed into multiple formats and places. IN THIS EPISODE: Why should you start a branded personal and company show? So many reasons! We share our show strategies and our personal journeys to help you quickly build your visibility, credibility, and authority in your space. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ Join Michelle's "Cheer Squad for Good" LinkedIn Group for women who own businesses. ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Full transcript here 
23:54
August 11, 2022
LinkedIn Groups Are Not Dead: How and Why They Build Community for Your Personal and Company Brand
LinkedIn Groups can be an important place to find like-minded people and build an engaging community in your niche. We discuss the pros and cons of starting your own LinkedIn group and chat about changes that may be coming later this year. IN THIS EPISODE: As LinkedIn group owners and moderators, we share our group highlights and cover the important questions ask before you start one. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe.LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ Join Michelle's "Cheer Squad for Good" LinkedIn Group for women who own businesses. ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Listen here LINKS MJR's post on new features in LinkedIn Groups Download LinkedIn's new community growth guide How to set up a LinkedIn group
17:17
August 04, 2022
First Impressions Matter: Our Best Tips and Tools to Stand Out with Your LinkedIn Profile Picture
People are making quick assumptions based on your LinkedIn profile headshot. If your profile isn't clear or approachable, sometimes our trust flag goes up. We discuss what makes a good profile picture and even share the backstories of past and current headshots. IN THIS EPISODE: Your picture is worth more than 1,000 words when it comes to showing up online and even more so on LinkedIn. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ Join Michelle's "Cheer Squad for Good" LinkedIn Group for women who own businesses. ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Listen Here LINKS Tools we discuss:  Snappr Profile Picture Maker Background Remover Don't forget to check out photo editing apps as well.
19:21
July 28, 2022
How to Write a Compelling LinkedIn About Section for Your Personal Brand that Grabs People's Attention
Does your LinkedIn About Section need a refresh? If you haven't updated this section lately, it's time to give it a revisit and update yours to be more personalized and humanized to connect with your ideal audiences. IN THIS EPISODE: It's so hard to write your own section, but the high-level tips to give you a head start. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ Join Michelle's "Cheer Squad for Good" LinkedIn Group for women who own businesses. ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT TRANSCRIPT LINKS Michelle B. Griffin's article: 6 Tips to Write a LinkedIn About Section that Instantly Attracts Clients
16:25
July 21, 2022
How to Become Top of Mind with a LinkedIn Company Page: Expert Tips to Build Yours, No Matter Your Business Size
"It's a "business crime" to NOT have a LinkedIn Company page," says #MichelleSquared. When you create and properly manage a LinkedIn company page — from solopreneurs to small businesses to enterprise and Fortune 500 businesses — having one will open up doors and connections. IN THIS EPISODE: If you don't build a business brand on LinkedIn, someone else in your space will take the spotlight from you. The good news is you can get out there fast with the tips we discuss in today's episode. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ Join Michelle's "Cheer Squad for Good" LinkedIn Group for women who own businesses. ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT TRANSCRIPT LINKS Buy the internationally best-selling and world's first book on LinkedIn Company Pages - getbook.at/BusinessGold, "Business Gold, Build Awareness, Authority and Advantage with LinkedIn Company Pages" by Michelle J Raymond & Lynnaire Johnston
14:02
July 14, 2022
How Issues-Driven Posting or Commenting About Significant Events Impacts Your Personal and Company Brand on LinkedIn
The world has a lot going on and more often these events are showing up on our feed. As LinkedIn HQ and its members are redefining the platform with a new personalized focus, we're seeing this shift in content. And with first impressions everything, your personal and company brand is always impacted by your actions on LinkedIn. IN THIS EPISODE: We get real and candid on how recent events are causing "turbulence" in our LinkedIn feeds, why it's wise to consider all angles, and how your brand impressions are always on display. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ Join Michelle's "Cheer Squad for Good" LinkedIn Group for women who own businesses.  ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Full transcript is available HERE
16:57
July 07, 2022
How to Build an Engaging Network and Community on LinkedIn, The Pros and Cons of #SocialSaturday Networking
We all want to grow our connections and followers fast on LinkedIn and with the popularity of crowd-sourced networking events, it can be tempting to build a mass audience. But there can be downsides... IN THIS EPISODE: We discuss the pros and cons to consider when becoming a version of a L.I.O.N, (a LinkedIn Open Networker) and how this play into your strategic brand and community building. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Full transcript is available HERE LINKS Here's MJR's post we discuss on the show: 
15:46
June 30, 2022
LinkedIn Etiquette 101: The Top Mistakes Not to Make With Your Personal and Company Brand
Each time you interact on LinkedIn...your brand takes a hit, either good or bad. Each interaction gives a "compel or repel" impression of your personal and business brand. IN THIS EPISODE: We discuss all the ways to make a better brand impression, the good/bad and in between of LinkedIn Etiquette for your personal and company brands. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Full transcript is available HERE
21:32
June 23, 2022
Make a Good First Impression with these 3 Underutilized Areas for Your LinkedIn Personal Profile
They say first impressions are FINAL impressions and this is 100 percent true on LinkedIn. Today we cover three areas on your profile that make small but important connection boosters to your personal page profile. IN THIS EPISODE: Did you know there are three underutilized areas to add to your personal profile that will remove friction, add interest, and add inclusion to the LinkedIn community? As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Full transcript is available here. LinkedIn info. on gender pronouns https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a569520  Recording info: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a550527/record-and-display-your-name-pronunciation-on-your-profile?lang=en Additional Name info: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a545784/former-or-maiden-name-on-your-profile?lang=en
14:06
June 16, 2022
How and Where to Use Social Proof on LinkedIn to Back Your Personal and Company Brand
You might be surprised by all the different ways that you can build up social proof on LinkedIn to reinforce your brand. Let's see how many different ways we can come up with together. IN THIS EPISODE: We define social proof, why it matters, and exactly the ways you can immediately build yours up on LinkedIn. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT For the full transcript click here.  LINKS Types of Social Proof Article here
30:34
June 09, 2022
How to Write an Irresistible LinkedIn Profile Headline and Company Page Tagline to Attract Your Ideal Audience
Your headline is an important part of your brand on social media, especially on LinkedIn. We break down why they matter, how to build credibility and how to write yours with clarity, interest, and connection to instantly appeal to your ideal audience. IN THIS EPISODE: We read our headlines, how we wrote ours to position ourselves and what we focus on in our headlines. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT For the full transcript click here.  LINKS wordcounter.net
16:37
June 02, 2022
Why Your Brand's Color Palette Matters + Our Favorite Tools to Select Yours
Your branding impacts a large part of your overall personal and company brand, and on LinkedIn, there are several ways to stand out with the right color palette. IN THIS EPISODE: We discuss why colors are important on LinkedIn, our backstories on how we selected our colors, plus the tools to select and create brand colors that best align with you and your business. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT Full transcript click here.  OUR FAVORITE COLOR TOOLS Color Meanings Color Palette Generator Remove background from a picture Add a color background to your LinkedIn profile picture 
25:20
May 26, 2022
Why LinkedIn Engagement Pods are Damaging to Your Personal and Company Brand
What really is an "engagement pod" on LinkedIn and why do people use them? Gaming the LinkedIn algorithm with "pods" is never a good idea.  IN THIS EPISODE:  We discuss several reasons (and examples) why they're damaging to your personal brand and company brand. As always we dish out the real deal strategies, insightful tactics, and actionable tips so you can take action to "build your brand and business for good on LinkedIn. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com TRANSCRIPT The full transcript can be found here.
15:24
May 19, 2022
How to Nail Your Perfect-fit Client Profile for Your Personal Brand & Company Brand on LinkedIn
Who is your perfect-fit client? Do you know whom you're really serving?  IN THIS EPISODE: Getting clear on your niche and dream clients is an important but often overlooked part of business building and LinkedIn branding and marketing. Join us for insights, personal stories, candid lessons learned, and a few exercises to find clarity in your perfect-fit client. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com
32:11
May 12, 2022
Branding Tips to Make the Leap from Corporate to Business Owner
What do you need to know before you leap from your corporate role to start your own business or entrepreneurial dreams? There are so many things to do, and NOT to do before you do. And things we want to save you from wasting precious time, money, and sanity. IN THIS EPISODE: Hear our entrepreneurial stories, and what we wished we would have known and done before we made the leap. What you need to know for LinkedIn personal branding and company branding success. TRANSCRIPT Full transcript is available here. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips subject-matter experts with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com
34:18
May 10, 2022
This New LinkedIn Feature Will Help You Market Your Brand and Business Better
LinkedIn keeps making life easier for creators and entrepreneurs, and the newest rollout is here. #MichelleSquared breaks down this latest update and the many ways you can use this tool to boost your branding and marketing. We're excited about this one! IN THIS EPISODE: It's getting easier and easier to make your LinkedIn profile a mini landing page. With this latest feature, you'll have fun with the many uses of branding and marketing yourself and your business. TRANSCRIPT Full transcript here ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips female leaders and entrepreneurs with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com
14:01
May 10, 2022
Intro: Welcome to The LinkedIn Branding Show
This is your Year to Stand Out and Rise Up Ladies, especially on LinkedIn. And The LinkedIn Branding Show is here to help. IN THIS EPISODE: In this kick-off episode, join us to stand out on LinkedIn and beyond. Learn exactly how building your personal and company brand on LinkedIn will help you grow personally and professionally. We share our backstory and mission, and why we're so committed to helping "Women Rise Up and Stand Out on LinkedIn." It's a fun conversation and meaningful chat on ways we will be here to help you grow on LinkedIn (and beyond.) TRANSCRIPT Full transcript is here. ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips female leaders and entrepreneurs with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com
23:21
May 10, 2022
Start Here to Build Your LinkedIn Community
With 830+ million members, LinkedIn can feel overwhelming. But the trick is knowing how to build a 'mico-community' to grow your brand and business. If you have ever felt surrounded by people on LinkedIn, but at the same time feel like the odd one out, then this episode is for you.  IN THIS EPISODE: We share practical tips on how you can go from watching from the sidelines to enjoying being surrounded by your tribe on LinkedIn. Learn how we both changed industries and then found "our people" that help us grow personally and professionally.  ABOUT US Michelle B. Griffin is an international personal branding and PR strategist who has devoted her career to connecting people, growing communities, and building brands. Through her personal branding consultancy, BRANDthority, she equips female leaders and entrepreneurs with the training they need to increase their visibility and enhance their reputation while making an impact and profiting from their expertise. She is a frequent speaker, guest contributor, and host of a personal branding podcast with clients and listeners across the globe. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellebgriffin/ Website: https://michellebgriffin.com/ Join Michelle's free LinkedIn Creator Community, The #365 Creators: Michelle J. Raymond is a globally recognized expert on LinkedIn Company Pages and Business Growth Strategist. Through her company Good Trading Co. she shares her 15+ years of sales and almost 10 years of social selling on LinkedIn experience to help small business owners stand out and attract opportunities to grow their business. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-raymond-goodtradingco/ Website: https://goodtradingco.com.au/ ABOUT THE SHOW The LinkedIn Branding Show by #MichelleSquared, aka Michelle B. Griffin and Michelle J. Raymond, is the podcast for women entrepreneurs, experts, and small business owners to rise up and stand as they build their personal brands and business brands on LinkedIn. THE BACKSTORY We met on LinkedIn through the power of commenting in December 2020. Together we have supported each other with our complementary skills and knowledge to rise up on LinkedIn and in our own businesses. We both quickly realized that the “Power of Michelle Squared” was a force that would propel our business success more than what was possible on our own. We wanted to create a space for women and for women as a tribute to that as we both wish to pay it forward. Creating a community of powerful and amazing women entrepreneurs, experts, and business owners who are looking to attract ideal clients and business opportunities through personal and business branding on LinkedIn. Learn more at MichelleSquared.com
30:45
May 05, 2022