Using LinkedIn presented by Ehab Elagaty at the Jeddah Network Event 2010-08-09


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Using LinkedIn presented by Ehab Elagaty at the Jeddah Network Event 2010-08-09

  1. 1. www.MiddleEastNetWorks.Net Jeddah Network Event - Mon 9 th August, 2010 Ehab Elagaty | +966 544 615090 | +61 3 9015 7787 | | Gtalk/Skype: ehabelagaty v1.2
  2. 2. SPEAKERS: Eng. Sobhi Batterjee (Founder President & CEO of Saudi German Hospitals Group) Ehab Elagaty (#1 Most Connected LinkedIn Member in KSA) www.MiddleEastNetWorks.Net Mon 9 th August, 2010 v1.2 Ehab Elagaty | +966 544 615090 | +61 3 9015 7787 | | Gtalk/Skype: ehabelagaty
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Formula for Success Eng. Sobhi Batterjee The book may be downloaded from Ehab’s profile (Box.Net Files) </li></ul><ul><li>Using LinkedIn Ehab Elagaty </li></ul><ul><li>Social & Business NetWorking Ehab Elagaty </li></ul><ul><li>Speed NetWorking Everyone </li></ul>
  4. 4. Social & Business NetWorking <ul><li>What is NetWorking? </li></ul><ul><li>Forms of Social & Business NetWorking </li></ul><ul><li>What is LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>How to Use LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Tips & Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended References </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is NetWorking? <ul><li>The phrase Network is used for: </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Networks (LAN / WAN) </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Security Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Network of Shops or Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Network Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Dial up Network </li></ul><ul><li>…………………………… . </li></ul><ul><li>Groups of People, Associations, Communities: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, SAP, ….Network. </li></ul><ul><li>  Networking = Linking, Connecting, Working Together, Helping </li></ul>
  6. 6. Forms of Social & Business NetWorking <ul><li>Social & Business NetWorking can be done online and offline. </li></ul><ul><li>Today we will network offline and learn about online networking. </li></ul>
  7. 7. List of Online Social & Business NetWorking
  8. 8. What is LinkedIn?
  9. 9. What is LinkedIn? Video #1
  10. 10. What is LinkedIn? Video #2
  11. 11. Why join LinkedIn?
  12. 12. LinkedIn Videos on YouTube (LinkedIn Videos on Youtube) InTips Playlist (LinkedIn Tips)
  13. 13. Benefits of Using LinkedIn <ul><li>+20 Reasons why many people use LinkedIn, more on LinkedIn Q&A: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Staying in touch with friends and colleagues . </li></ul><ul><li>Reconnecting with old friends and colleagues that you may have not been able to find or be found by otherwise when emails and phone numbers are changed. </li></ul><ul><li>Getting introduced to new interesting friends and business connections . </li></ul><ul><li>Finding or being found by new vendors , suppliers or service providers . </li></ul><ul><li>Finding a job through your network and making it easy for employers and recruiters to find you . </li></ul><ul><li>Finding someone to fill a vacancy that you may have. </li></ul><ul><li>Finding experts and getting advices . </li></ul><ul><li>Finding new opportunities for business , partners or investors </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting your products and services , finding or being found by new customers . </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing your experience , help others and give advices . </li></ul>
  14. 14. Benefits of Using LinkedIn <ul><li>Staying updated with the latest news especially about your network and what’s new. </li></ul><ul><li>Joining groups and starting or joining in interesting discussions . </li></ul><ul><li>Building and strengthening your personal branding and online presence for you or your company (improving the chances of being found on Google ). </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidating in one place trusted (to some degree) recommendations that you can get from your colleagues, friends and business contacts. </li></ul><ul><li>Getting reference about someone or a company before working or doing business with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Looking up anyone that you need to meet or speak to and find out what you can about them to understand them better and to make a good impression . </li></ul><ul><li>Posting questions and getting different answers ( opinions ). </li></ul><ul><li>Posting and sharing announcements , updates , news , and cool things. </li></ul><ul><li>Polls (Surveys) and finding out the results . </li></ul><ul><li>Being recognized as a subject matter expert in your area of expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Advanced Search & Filtering to get an idea about the distribution of members across countries , industries , companies , and finding the most connected people . </li></ul><ul><li>…… .... more at </li></ul><ul><li>…… .. or go to LinkedIn  Answers  search for Benefits of using LinkedIn </li></ul>
  15. 15. Examples of Reconnecting with old friends and colleagues
  16. 16. Examples of Reconnecting with old friends and colleagues
  17. 17. Some Interesting facts about LinkedIn <ul><li>LinkedIn has over 70 million members in over 200 countries.    (as of May 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members. </li></ul>
  18. 18. You can search through Company Profiles by Keyword, Industry, Location and Company Size
  19. 19. Check Companies on your profile <ul><li>What do you notice when looking at the list of companies? </li></ul>
  20. 20. Check Companies on your profile
  21. 21. Company Profiles
  22. 23. LinkedIn Press Coverage <ul><li>LinkedIn has appeared in over 300 times in some of the most popular articles and press such as: </li></ul> <ul><li>Inc. Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>PC World </li></ul><ul><li>The New York Times </li></ul><ul><li>TIME Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>USA Today. </li></ul><ul><li>Business Insider </li></ul><ul><li>CNET </li></ul><ul><li>CNN </li></ul><ul><li>Forbes </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune Magazine </li></ul>
  23. 24. Using LinkedIn
  24. 25.
  25. 26. More Facts about LinkedIn <ul><li>Examples of some very famous people who use LinkedIn or at least have profiles setup for them on it: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill Gates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hillary Clinton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John McCain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barack Obama </li></ul></ul>
  26. 27. Facts about LinkedIn
  27. 28. Facts about LinkedIn
  28. 29. More Facts about LinkedIn <ul><li>+900,000 CEO's Worldwide are using LinkedIn (as of Aug 2010), including +1,000 CEO’s in KSA. </li></ul>
  29. 31. More Facts about LinkedIn <ul><li>145,000 in the Middle East are using LinkedIn (as of Aug 2010), including +42,000 in UAE and +22,000 in KSA. </li></ul>
  30. 32. Facts about LinkedIn
  31. 33. How to Use LinkedIn: Inbox
  32. 35. Ways to connect with others <ul><li>Add to Network (People you know or willing to accept invites) </li></ul><ul><li>Send Message (Direct Connections / Share Groups with) </li></ul><ul><li>Get Introduced (through who you know in common) </li></ul><ul><li>Send InMail (Free for OpenLink members) </li></ul>
  33. 36. Connecting with Lev 2,3 members
  34. 40. What is OpenLink <ul><li>Premium account holders may opt to receive unlimited direct contacts, called OpenLink messages, from other LinkedIn users. OpenLink messages are free to the sender. </li></ul>
  35. 42. Introduction Requests
  36. 45. LinkedIn Applications
  37. 49. Questions & Answers
  38. 50. Questions & Answers: My Q&A (Examples)
  39. 51. My Q&A ( More Examples)
  40. 53. Browse Open/Closed Questions by Category
  41. 54. Tips & Tools: LinkedIn Outlook Toolbar
  42. 55. LinkedIn Outlook Toolbar <ul><li>Check if emails are 1st, 2nd , 3rd degree connection, Out of Network or Not using LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Looks up Position / Company / Connections / Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to visit profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to send invitations to connect directly </li></ul>
  43. 56. Allows you to Sync Outlook Pictures with LinkedIn Profiles
  44. 57. Grab Text to save Contacts (Ctrl + Alt + T)
  45. 58. LinkedIn Tools: IE & Firefox Toolbars
  46. 59. IE & Firefox Toolbars: Quick Searches
  47. 61. Post Links / Messages to Updates / Groups / Individuals
  48. 62. Other 3rd Party Tools: HootSuite Tools like HootSuite allow you to: Post a link / message to several LinkedIn / Twitter / Facebook Pages at Once
  49. 63. Other 3rd Party Tools Shareaholic / Delicious / AddThis / Yoono / HootSuite / / Digg / StumbleUpon / …
  50. 64. Recommended References: My Profile (Add / Recommend / Forward)
  51. 65. Recommended References: Middle East Groups www.MiddleEastNetWorks.Net (Middle East / Saudi Arabia / Jeddah / Egypt / Australia / SAP Groups, Events)
  52. 66. www.MiddleEastNetworks.Net www.MiddleEastNetworks.Net
  53. 67. www.LinkedFans.Net <ul><li>(Blog for LinkedIn Fans with Tips, Links on using LinkedIn) </li></ul><ul><li>TopLinked Members / How to find the Top 10 TopLinked members in your Country / Industry / Area of Interest </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn & How to rapidly expand your network </li></ul><ul><li>What is LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><li>20 Tips to help you find a job (most of them are useful even if you are not looking) </li></ul>www.LinkedFans.Net
  54. 68. LinkedIn Videos on Youtube <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> InTips Playlist (LinkedIn Tips) </li></ul>
  55. 69. Groups for LIONs LinkedIn Open Networkers
  56. 70.
  57. 71. TPN :: The Connections Show +50 Very interesting interviews focusing on using LinkedIn as a Business Tool:
  58. 72. Thank You I hope you have found this useful. I look forward to your comments, suggestions, feedbacks and recommendations. Ehab Elagaty +966 544 615090 / +61 3 9015 7787 Skype/GTalk: ehabelagaty [email_address] (#1 Most Connected in KSA) www.LinkedFans.Net www.MiddleEastNetworks.Net