Boost Your Business and Raise Your Profile with LinkedIn Des Walsh Social Media Strategist & Business Coach Terri Cooper N...
Disclaimer This presentation is for information only, should not be taken as representing the official views of LinkedIn a...
How I Discovered the Power of LinkedIn
Radius re 4558 Connections 15 km 7,915 40 km 16,820 55 km 19,623 80 km 45,463 120 km 205,906 160 km 239,926
Today <ul><li>7 point success plan </li></ul><ul><li>Some basics – quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Some advanced stuff </li></ul...
1.  100% profile: - personal & company 2.  Build your network strategically 3.  Get testimonials  4.  Groups  5.  Answers,...
100% Profile Complete <ul><li>7 Profile Basics </li></ul><ul><li>1. Professional Headline </li></ul><ul><li>2. Professiona...
 
 
Company profile
Build your network <ul><li>My rules (make your own to suit you) </li></ul><ul><li>it's not about friends, it's business </...
Network stats
Options with Invitations to Connect
Inviting to connect R emind   F latter I ntrigue
Testimonials (“Recommendations”) <ul><li>easier to get when you give first </li></ul><ul><li>ask (nicely) for the kind of ...
Groups
Answers
Polls
 
Signal
Status Update
Remember the 7 <ul><li>Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul><ul><li>Testimonials </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></u...
And then there's apps
InMaps from LinkedIn Labs
 
Did I say no boilerplate invitations? Please!
 
Contacting Des Most of my social links at http://xeesm.com/deswalsh 0413 089 355  |  [email_address] http://linkedin.com/i...
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LinkedIn for Business Boost: Sunshine Coast

  1. 1. Boost Your Business and Raise Your Profile with LinkedIn Des Walsh Social Media Strategist & Business Coach Terri Cooper Networking Breakfast Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast, 7 th July, 2011
  2. 2. Disclaimer This presentation is for information only, should not be taken as representing the official views of LinkedIn and should not be construed as constituting business or financial advice. Logos are copyright of the respective companies. Des Walsh has no business connection with LinkedIn Corporation.
  3. 3. How I Discovered the Power of LinkedIn
  4. 4. Radius re 4558 Connections 15 km 7,915 40 km 16,820 55 km 19,623 80 km 45,463 120 km 205,906 160 km 239,926
  5. 5. Today <ul><li>7 point success plan </li></ul><ul><li>Some basics – quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Some advanced stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul><ul><li>Slides on Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>- http://slideshare.net/des </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1. 100% profile: - personal & company 2. Build your network strategically 3. Get testimonials 4. Groups 5. Answers, Polls, Today, Signal 6. Status update - daily 7. Profile update - frequent 7 Point Success Plan
  7. 7. 100% Profile Complete <ul><li>7 Profile Basics </li></ul><ul><li>1. Professional Headline </li></ul><ul><li>2. Professional photo </li></ul><ul><li>3. Summary </li></ul><ul><li>4. Specialties </li></ul><ul><li>5. Customise web links </li></ul><ul><li>6. Twitter link </li></ul><ul><li>7. Customise profile link </li></ul>
  8. 10. Company profile
  9. 11. Build your network <ul><li>My rules (make your own to suit you) </li></ul><ul><li>it's not about friends, it's business </li></ul><ul><li>build a network, not a collection </li></ul><ul><li>you don't have to invite everyone </li></ul><ul><li>you don't have to accept every invitation </li></ul><ul><li>be personal (no boilerplate invitations) </li></ul>
  10. 12. Network stats
  11. 13. Options with Invitations to Connect
  12. 14. Inviting to connect R emind F latter I ntrigue
  13. 15. Testimonials (“Recommendations”) <ul><li>easier to get when you give first </li></ul><ul><li>ask (nicely) for the kind of recommendation you want </li></ul><ul><li>wait till they know you before you ask! </li></ul>
  14. 16. Groups
  15. 17. Answers
  16. 18. Polls
  17. 20. Signal
  18. 21. Status Update
  19. 22. Remember the 7 <ul><li>Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul><ul><li>Testimonials </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>APTS (Answers, Polls, Today, Signals) </li></ul><ul><li>Status updates </li></ul><ul><li>Profile updates </li></ul>
  20. 23. And then there's apps
  21. 24. InMaps from LinkedIn Labs
  22. 26. Did I say no boilerplate invitations? Please!
  23. 28. Contacting Des Most of my social links at http://xeesm.com/deswalsh 0413 089 355 | [email_address] http://linkedin.com/in/deswalsh LinkedIn coaching http://deswalsh.com/coaching/linkedin-coaching/
  24. 29. Copyright stuff <ul><li>All logos in this slide deck are copyright the respective owners. The slide deck is copyright © Des Walsh 2011. Please ask Des - deswalsh(at)gmail.com - if you wish to use it for other audiences: permission will not be unreasonably withheld. </li></ul>

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