If you’re a regular visitor to LinkedIn I’m sure you’ve seen scores of them – alerts, feed posts and the like – urging you to read some monumental insight into the world of business. If you’re like me, catchy headlines easily draw you in – The Top 5 This…the Fastest Growing That…
It’s all good – to a point.
Fact is, most folks who tend to be a tad overzealous on the blog front also tend to take liberties with various plagiaristic tactics and are simply regurgitating commonly known materials – or worse, publishing the most rudimentary or common sense facts that every syllable sounds like ‘duh’.
I get it. The word’s out. The more you’re out there, the easier it will be for business contacts and search engines to find you. But please be original. Say something of value. Make yourself stand out. And while you’re at it, don’t bother with another ice bucket challenge. It’s been done.