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The Business Connection

  1. 1.   I Joined Linkedin… Now What?   Complimentary Webinar Hosted by The Business Connection Presented by: Bryan Daly Jeff Manz David Steinfeld http://www.GiversAlwaysGain.com
  2. 2. Welcome <ul><li>Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Type in your questions </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is this all About? <ul><li>Getting more business!!! </li></ul><ul><li>This series is not just about the tools </li></ul><ul><li>We are going to show you how to use them to get business </li></ul><ul><li>Having a bunch of connections by itself does you no good </li></ul><ul><li>How do you convert connections into business </li></ul>
  4. 4. Curiosity, Persistence, & Patience
  5. 5. Let’s see <ul><li>Linkedin Basics refresher </li></ul><ul><li>Optimizing your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Growing your network </li></ul>
  6. 6. Linkedin Training Classes <ul><li>A series of classes: </li></ul><ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Search and Key Words </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Applications, Connecting Postings </li></ul>
  7. 7. Next Class Wed Dec 7 th 8pm-9pm Eastern <ul><li>Triple Your Referrals & Jumpstart 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to turn Linkedin into a powerful “marketing system” - How to set your profile and system settings for optimal performance - Run incredibly powerful and laser targeted searches - How and where to find referral sources - How to combine your online with your offline - How to organize your new contacts with proven follow up systems - Add some great free tools to your tool bag </li></ul><ul><li>Use this link to register today : </li></ul><ul><li>https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/784917440 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Objective Today <ul><li>Learn How To: </li></ul><ul><li>Build a great profile Make good connections Turn connections into contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Turn contacts into business Learn essential skills that unlock doors. Resources for continued learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is special about “The Business Connection”? <ul><li>No Dues, Fees or Mandatory Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Non-exclusive with over 4,000 members </li></ul><ul><li>Local and wide reaching </li></ul><ul><li>Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Dade Counties (online and offline) </li></ul><ul><li>Boston, New York, Atlanta, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Business Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Linked Local Palm Beach, Palm Beach Business Connection, </li></ul><ul><li>Broward Business Connection, </li></ul><ul><li>Martin County Business Connection, </li></ul><ul><li>Dade Business Connection, Latino Business Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Tampa Business Connection, Orlando Business Connection, Jacksonville Business Connection, </li></ul><ul><li>Atlanta Business Connection, Philadelphia Business Connection, New York Business Connection Linked Local Rhode Island , Linked To Boston, Treasure Coast Business Connection, </li></ul><ul><li>Seattle Business Connection, San Francisco Business Connection ,Los Angeles Business Connection </li></ul><ul><li>San Diego Business Connection, Houston Area Business Connection ,Dallas Business Connection Greater Chicago Business Connection, North Jersey Business Connection, </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Las Vegas Business Connection </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.GiversAlwaysGain.com </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is special about “The Business Connection”? <ul><li>Online Meets Offline </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars Feature Friday Business Conference Calls Coffee Meetups, Breakfasts, Socials, & Happy Hours Charity Events Open House & Red Carpets Synergy and Power Teams Lunch & Learns Hosted Website & Video Connections </li></ul>
  12. 12. Feature Friday <ul><li>Each “live” caller gets a 30 second commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of downloads and playback listeners each week </li></ul><ul><li>Learn new tips and ideas about using word of mouth marketing to build a strong referral business. </li></ul><ul><li>7:30am-8am, each Friday morning </li></ul><ul><li>Each week we feature a new person/business- chosen from those that were on the webinar/call the week before. Live call in “Number” </li></ul><ul><li>(424) 203-8000 720477 access code </li></ul>
  13. 13. Meet Your Instructors <ul><li>Bryan Daly </li></ul><ul><li>Jeffrey Manz </li></ul><ul><li>David Steinfeld </li></ul>
  14. 14. http://www.linkedin.com/in/ bryandaly [email_address]
  15. 15. http://www.linkedin.com/in/ jeffmanz [email_address]
  16. 16. http://www.linkedin.com/in/ davidsteinfeld [email_address]
  17. 18. Why You Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Linkedin ALL Fortune 500 Companies are registered on Linkedin! Linkedin Highest Average Household Income over all other Social Networking sites at over $109,000 per member! There are fewer distractions On Linkedin, you’ll find high-caliber individuals with a business mindset, focused on business networking for results!
  18. 19. LinkedIn Edge <ul><li>Connect with people you might not ever connect with any where else. </li></ul><ul><li>The main reason we are here- Business </li></ul><ul><li>“ See” others in the network </li></ul><ul><li>Profile business history/resume no where else </li></ul><ul><li>Search for people that don’t have profiles any where else </li></ul><ul><li>Groups & Answers </li></ul>
  19. 20. See The Contacts of Your Contacts <ul><li>Know YOU?…Like YOU?…and Trust YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>Done Business with YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>That would recommend YOU? </li></ul>Networking Bob Joe Paul Sue
  20. 21. From Nov 29 th -Nov 30 th 23,579 people!!!!
  21. 22. Why are you using Linkedin?
  22. 23. It’s not what you know….
  23. 24. Time <ul><li>How much time should I spend/invest? </li></ul><ul><li>Have a system </li></ul><ul><li>New habits </li></ul><ul><li>Hire someone </li></ul>
  24. 25. Relationships Matter
  25. 26. Building YOUR Brand
  26. 27. The Big Picture
  27. 29. Linkedin is a Tool For Business Networking www.GiversAlwaysGain.com
  28. 31. Move to “Offline”
  29. 33. Connect With Others
  30. 34. Connect With Others
  31. 35. Connect With Others
  32. 36. <ul><li>Your Profile is a reflection of you </li></ul><ul><li>How is your profile serving you? </li></ul>
  33. 37. 100% Complete Profile <ul><li>Photo- Professional Personal </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Skill Set </li></ul><ul><li>3 recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>3 past </li></ul>
  34. 38. Don’t
  35. 43. Profile Connection Info Easy To Find = Easy To Connect
  36. 45. Download a VCARD
  37. 55. Tip: How to use for Business <ul><li>Track </li></ul><ul><li>who is looking at your profile </li></ul><ul><li>research those companies in more depth, </li></ul><ul><li>(following up with a phone call, e-mail or InMail). </li></ul>
  38. 56. Tip: How to use for Business <ul><li>LinkedIn Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in conversations and discussions . </li></ul><ul><li>Seek out groups with lots of activity rather than simply lots of members . </li></ul><ul><li>monitor group discussion posts and respond with thoughtful content rather than a pitch . </li></ul><ul><li>The goal is to engage rather NOT sell. </li></ul>
  39. 57. SlideShare <ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/bryandaly </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/group/linked-local-palm-beach </li></ul><ul><li>Embed slideshows and </li></ul><ul><li>Video LinkedIn Profile </li></ul>
  40. 59. LinkedIn Training <ul><li>YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/ LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin help </li></ul><ul><li>https://help.linkedin.com/app/home </li></ul><ul><li>Tips and Tricks </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.linkedin.com/ </li></ul>
  41. 60. LinkedIn Training http://www.youtube.com/user/ LinkedIn
  42. 61. Linkedin help https://help.linkedin.com/app/home
  43. 62. Thank You For Attending Join us No fees, No dues, and No mandatory meetings www.GiversAlwaysGain.com

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