Happy Holidays from the LinkedIn Marketing Team

A recap of how we celebrated the season with 12 Days of Content

December 25, 2014

The holidays are a time for appreciation, reflection and celebration. Whether you’re bundled up in front of a fire or lying on a beach enjoying the rays, we want to help you celebrate. That’s why we launched the 12 Days of Content earlier this month – to deliver daily holiday-inspired content for marketers, by marketers, to you and your holly jolly network.

Arriving fashionably late to the #HolidaysAreIn party? No need to worry - enjoy this recap of how the LinkedIn Marketing Team celebrated this year. From tips on how to close the year strong to recommendations on how to use InMails to reconnect with old connections, these 12 posts pack enough fuel to send your content marketing strategy into 2015 with a bang.

Join In On Our 12 Days of Content Celebration

Day 1: Share A Holiday Card With A Marketer In Your Network

This time of year can be a busy one for marketers. So, why not celebrate the season with a light-hearted message to those individuals who you depend on to succeed? Share one, share two, share ten!

Day 2: An Invitation to Marketers to Give the Gift of Talent

As marketers and as people, we have many talents worthy of gifting to others in need. Find out why you should donate your marketing skills for good and where to find opportunities to give.

Day 3: 20 Books Every Marketer Should Read in 2015

Here you will find books we have curated from 10 top marketing authors – their personal penned works, plus their favorite reads for marketers. The result is your essential must-read list for 2015.

Day 4: Do You Hear What I Hear? Holiday Leads Are Ringing

With so many people not working at the end of December, should B2B marketers continue to spend on marketing during the holidays? The answer is yes – and there are a number of compelling reasons to continue investing in your B2B marketing programs during the holiday season. Ensure you close the year strong with these 6 B2B marketing tips.

Day 5: The Sophisticated Marketer’s Guide to Rocking Your Holiday Party [Infographic]

It’s that time of year! Holiday party season. Whether you still have a couple more holiday parties lined up or you’re preparing for a New Year’s Eve gathering, these 10 tips will help you celebrate the night away the right way.

Day 6: 12 Content Gifts to Marketers, From LinkedIn Marketers

Our LinkedIn Marketing team curated together 12 pieces of content that they have found to be most helpful — and that they would like to individually “gift” to you this season. We cordially invite you to consume and share!

Day 7: LinkedIn Greetings: Examples of Great InMail Messages to Send this Holiday Season (and Ones to Avoid)

With the holiday season upon us, gestures of jolliness and goodwill are plentiful among family and friends. This post provides a few examples of InMail messages that can help you engage the individuals you’ll depend on to succeed in the coming year as well as professionals you seek to build relationships with.

Day 8: Revealed: What Sales Professionals Want From Marketers This Christmas

As B2B marketers, your relationship with your sales team is one of the most important in your path to success. So, when was the last time you asked a sales team member what they want from you? We decided to ask a few members of our sales team what they want from the marketing team to help them succeed in their job. Check out what they had to say in this fun and enlightening video!

Day 9: Frolic In The Snow with Marketers ‘In The Know’ on LinkedIn

With 2015 around the corner, you’re likely putting the final touches on your content marketing plan for next year. This post provides 3 content marketing insights to help you stay 'in the know' as we go into 2015.

Day 10: 10 Top Marketers Share the Best Gifts They Ever Received [As Told Through GIFs]

We wanted to find out what gifts top marketers got excited about, remembered receiving the most, and would even go as far as to say were the “best gifts they ever received.” Why? Because great content, like a great gift, can move people to want to share it with others. So, to get inspiration for the emotional content you’re destined to create in 2015, take a look at emotions felt when the following marketing leaders received each of their most memorable gifts.

Day 11: Enjoy More Holidays: Time-Saving Tips to Content Marketing Management

The holiday season is busy for most everyone, including B2B marketers. But can you enjoy the holidays and still meet the demands of your content marketing plan? We created a checklist of content marketing ideas to help — so you can get back to the holiday party faster.

Day 12: [Quiz] If Your Content Marketing Team Were A Cast of Holiday Characters, Who Would You Be?

As a whole, you and your content marketing team have rocked 2014. But where would your A-team be without the individual contributors? Each person on your team has something unique and constructive to bring to the table. Now imagine your team as a cast of holiday characters: from the classics like Santa Claus to the new-age holiday heroes like Frozen’s Olaf. Which character would you be? Take our quiz to find out.

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