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Waylon Walker

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🧠 Two Weeks of LinkedIn stories

I started making stories as kind of a brain dump a few times per day and posting them to LinkedIn. Here are the last 11 days of stories

I store all the stories on my website with the hopes of doing something with them on my own platform eventually. For now it makes it easy to make these posts.

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ls | xargs -I {} echo '![]({})'
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Stories 10-10-2020 - 10-21-2020

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Top comments (3)

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Chris Bongers

Nice ones, did it have much engagement doing the stories?
Also, are you reposting to like Instagram, just since it's the same format and done already?

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Waylon Walker

I posted a few to instagram, but most of the folks that follow me on Instagram are family.

I am getting 5-12 views per post so it is super low right now. I think it suffers in that its only on the mobile view and most people browse LinkedIn with a desktop. I think if they enable it on desktop or get better mobile traffic it will pick up.

One thing that I have noticed is that its a very focused audience of people within my network, so even though the numbers are super low they are potentially a bit more meaningful.

We are hiring at work right now and one benefit I have noticed this time around is that we have had several folks reach out and say I would love to come work with you because it looks like you get to work with cool tech and I would like the opportunity to learn from you..... Those kind of comments may be a bit more of an ego boost than one needs 😜.

I did repost a few to my feed, this one for instance got 1K 👀. I posted a few to twitter and got a few hundred 👀 and a little engagement.

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Chris Bongers

Oh that's cool! Love the side effect of people finding you as a person interested in the job! That's actually a first time hearing that.

As for Instagram, yeah not the best audience, was just thinking since the content is already done :D

Keep up the good work, long term investments