What is Linkedin ?<br />LinkedIn was launched in 2003 as a professional networking site.<br />It currently has over 100 mi...
<ul><li>Social/Fun
Profiles for Personal
Pages for Business
Sharing Pictures
Status Updates
Branched Out
Professional SocialNetworkGroups
Business Profiles
Job Postings</li></li></ul><li>     Your Profile will  always be a     <br />
Profile Picture: Have One<br />The PROFILE PICTURE IS YOUR FIRST AND BIGGEST IMPRESSION<br />
Isn’t she someone you would take seriously?<br />Wouldn’t you want to business with her?<br />
It is your biggest first impression- make it professionalNO Silly , NO Group Pictures, NO Pets, NO Logos<br />People want ...
Your Public Profile: Make it Connectable<br />1.<br />Use your full name<br />Headline: Business name Or what you are abou...
If your URL is long<br />shorten it using the edit button<br />
<ul><li>WHO I AM
WHO I HELP
HOW I HELP</li></ul>Include a <br />CALL TO ACTION<br />Specialties should <br />be in a list format<br />
RECOMMENDATIONS ADD VALIDITY<br />TO YOUR PROFILE- <br /><ul><li>Give recommendations to get recommendations
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  2. 2. What is Linkedin ?<br />LinkedIn was launched in 2003 as a professional networking site.<br />It currently has over 100 million users.<br />Executives from all the Fortune 500 companies are on LinkedIn<br />LinkedIn adds over 1 million new users everyday<br />LinkedIn is your online Business Card and/or Resume<br />
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  5. 5. <ul><li>Social/Fun
  6. 6. Profiles for Personal
  7. 7. Pages for Business
  8. 8. Sharing Pictures
  9. 9. Status Updates
  10. 10. Branched Out
  11. 11. Professional SocialNetworkGroups
  12. 12. Business Profiles
  13. 13. Job Postings</li></li></ul><li> Your Profile will always be a <br />
  14. 14. Profile Picture: Have One<br />The PROFILE PICTURE IS YOUR FIRST AND BIGGEST IMPRESSION<br />
  15. 15. Isn’t she someone you would take seriously?<br />Wouldn’t you want to business with her?<br />
  16. 16. It is your biggest first impression- make it professionalNO Silly , NO Group Pictures, NO Pets, NO Logos<br />People want to connect with a professional person!<br />
  17. 17. Your Public Profile: Make it Connectable<br />1.<br />Use your full name<br />Headline: Business name Or what you are about- Use keywords-<br />UPDATE- Status change from your home page<br />2.<br />3.<br />EXPERIENCEYour current and pastwork, organizations &memberships<br />List all your Education<br />
  18. 18. If your URL is long<br />shorten it using the edit button<br />
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  20. 20. <ul><li>WHO I AM
  21. 21. WHO I HELP
  22. 22. HOW I HELP</li></ul>Include a <br />CALL TO ACTION<br />Specialties should <br />be in a list format<br />
  23. 23. RECOMMENDATIONS ADD VALIDITY<br />TO YOUR PROFILE- <br /><ul><li>Give recommendations to get recommendations
  24. 24. Request recommendations</li></li></ul><li>MAKE FIRST LEVEL CONNECTIONS<br />THIRD LEVEL<br />SECOND LEVEL<br />FIRST LEVEL<br />BUT IT IS REALLY ABOUT THE 2ND AND 3RD LEVELS<br />
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  26. 26. CONNECTIONS:Make Your Profile ConnectableAsk For ConnectionsAccept Connection RequestsMake IntroductionsRequest IntroductionsOrganize Your Connections with Tags<br />
  27. 27. Click the dropdown box to reveal your settings<br />Adjust your privacy settings here<br />
  28. 28. You can have up to <br />50 tags (or organized <br />groups of contacts)<br />
  29. 29. <ul><li>Choose a contact
  30. 30. Click the blue hyperlinked name from the mini profile on the rightside
  31. 31. Edit Tags
  32. 32. Choose tag(s)
  33. 33. Click Save</li></ul>You can now sort your connections<br />by specific groups you have set up<br />
  34. 34. Edit Details <br />To add information<br />About your contacts<br />
  35. 35. USE YOUR <br />CONNECTIONS<br />Reverse search to learn about someone before you contact them-Knowing about them can help reduce awkward pauses in cold calls<br />Reverse search businesses to learn if they are worth a contact, who to contact and what employees you might have a connection with already.<br />Use your tags to see who you know in what areas that can introduce you to a potential lead or find the person you need to talk to<br />LinkedIn shows the connections between people-it shows you who your mutual connections are and who knows who you don’t know that you need to know.<br />Use LinkedIn to let new connections know you are a professional and it worth their time to listen to you<br />WARNING: SOCIAL MEDIA, INCLUDING LINKEDIN, CAN NOT REPLACE FACE TO FACE NETWORKING- BUT IT CAN ENHANCE IT!<br />
  36. 36. DON’T WORRY- IT MIGHT SEEM LIKE A SCARY RIDE…..<br />BUT, YOU KNOW WHERE I WORK IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.<br />

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