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

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Using LinkedIn, presented by Ehab Elagaty (#1 most connected in KSA) at the Jeddah Network Event 2010-08-09. v1.2

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  • 1. www.MiddleEastNetWorks.Net Jeddah Network Event - Mon 9 th August, 2010 Ehab Elagaty | +966 544 615090 | +61 3 9015 7787 | ehab4sap@gmail.com | Gtalk/Skype: ehabelagaty v1.2
  • 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 | ehab4sap@gmail.com | Gtalk/Skype: ehabelagaty
  • 3.
    • The Formula for Success Eng. Sobhi Batterjee The book may be downloaded from Ehab’s profile www.linkedin.com/in/sapnetwork (Box.Net Files)
    • Using LinkedIn Ehab Elagaty
    • Social & Business NetWorking Ehab Elagaty
    • Speed NetWorking Everyone
  • 4. Social & Business NetWorking
    • What is NetWorking?
    • Forms of Social & Business NetWorking
    • What is LinkedIn?
    • How to Use LinkedIn
    • Tips & Tools
    • Recommended References
  • 5. What is NetWorking?
    • The phrase Network is used for:
    • Computer Networks (LAN / WAN)
    • Wireless Networks
    • Security Networks
    • Network of Shops or Businesses
    • Network Marketing
    • Dial up Network
    • …………………………… .
    • Groups of People, Associations, Communities: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, SAP, ….Network.
    •   Networking = Linking, Connecting, Working Together, Helping
  • 6. Forms of Social & Business NetWorking
    • Social & Business NetWorking can be done online and offline.
    • Today we will network offline and learn about online networking.
  • 7. List of Online Social & Business NetWorking http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites
  • 8. What is LinkedIn?
  • 9. What is LinkedIn? Video #1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVlUwwgOfKw
  • 10. What is LinkedIn? Video #2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzT3JVUGUzM
  • 11. Why join LinkedIn? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIrC2ZzJToA
  • 12. LinkedIn Videos on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/LinkedIn (LinkedIn Videos on Youtube) http://www.youtube.com/user/LinkedIn#p/c/C14AECD83E741288 InTips Playlist (LinkedIn Tips)
  • 13. Benefits of Using LinkedIn
    • +20 Reasons why many people use LinkedIn, more on LinkedIn Q&A:
    • http://www.linkedin.com/answers/using-linkedIn/ULI/709532-3431980
    • Staying in touch with friends and colleagues .
    • 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.
    • Getting introduced to new interesting friends and business connections .
    • Finding or being found by new vendors , suppliers or service providers .
    • Finding a job through your network and making it easy for employers and recruiters to find you .
    • Finding someone to fill a vacancy that you may have.
    • Finding experts and getting advices .
    • Finding new opportunities for business , partners or investors
    • Promoting your products and services , finding or being found by new customers .
    • Sharing your experience , help others and give advices .
  • 14. Benefits of Using LinkedIn
    • Staying updated with the latest news especially about your network and what’s new.
    • Joining groups and starting or joining in interesting discussions .
    • Building and strengthening your personal branding and online presence for you or your company (improving the chances of being found on Google ).
    • Consolidating in one place trusted (to some degree) recommendations that you can get from your colleagues, friends and business contacts.
    • Getting reference about someone or a company before working or doing business with them.
    • 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 .
    • Posting questions and getting different answers ( opinions ).
    • Posting and sharing announcements , updates , news , and cool things.
    • Polls (Surveys) and finding out the results .
    • Being recognized as a subject matter expert in your area of expertise.
    • Using the Advanced Search & Filtering to get an idea about the distribution of members across countries , industries , companies , and finding the most connected people .
    • …… .... more at http://www.linkedin.com/answers/using-linkedIn/ULI/709532-3431980
    • …… .. or go to LinkedIn  Answers  search for Benefits of using LinkedIn
  • 15. Examples of Reconnecting with old friends and colleagues
  • 16. Examples of Reconnecting with old friends and colleagues
  • 17. Some Interesting facts about LinkedIn
    • LinkedIn has over 70 million members in over 200 countries.    (as of May 2010)
    • Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members.
  • 18. You can search through Company Profiles by Keyword, Industry, Location and Company Size
  • 19. Check Companies on your profile
    • What do you notice when looking at the list of companies?
  • 20. Check Companies on your profile
  • 21. Company Profiles
  • 22.  
  • 23. LinkedIn Press Coverage
    • LinkedIn has appeared in over 300 times in some of the most popular articles and press such as:
    http://press.linkedin.com/press-coverage
    • Inc. Magazine
    • PC World
    • The New York Times
    • TIME Magazine
    • USA Today.
    • Business Insider
    • CNET
    • CNN
    • Forbes
    • Fortune Magazine
  • 24. Using LinkedIn
  • 25. http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232/?video=1513118147
  • 26. More Facts about LinkedIn
    • Examples of some very famous people who use LinkedIn or at least have profiles setup for them on it:
      • Bill Gates
      • Hillary Clinton
      • John McCain
      • Barack Obama
  • 27. Facts about LinkedIn
  • 28. Facts about LinkedIn
  • 29. More Facts about LinkedIn
    • +900,000 CEO's Worldwide are using LinkedIn (as of Aug 2010), including +1,000 CEO’s in KSA.
  • 30.  
  • 31. More Facts about LinkedIn
    • 145,000 in the Middle East are using LinkedIn (as of Aug 2010), including +42,000 in UAE and +22,000 in KSA.
  • 32. Facts about LinkedIn
  • 33. How to Use LinkedIn: Inbox
  • 34.  
  • 35. Ways to connect with others
    • Add to Network (People you know or willing to accept invites)
    • Send Message (Direct Connections / Share Groups with)
    • Get Introduced (through who you know in common)
    • Send InMail (Free for OpenLink members)
  • 36. Connecting with Lev 2,3 members
  • 37.  
  • 38.  
  • 39.  
  • 40. What is OpenLink
    • Premium account holders may opt to receive unlimited direct contacts, called OpenLink messages, from other LinkedIn users. OpenLink messages are free to the sender.
  • 41.  
  • 42. Introduction Requests
  • 43.  
  • 44.  
  • 45. LinkedIn Applications
  • 46.  
  • 47.  
  • 48.  
  • 49. Questions & Answers
  • 50. Questions & Answers: My Q&A (Examples)
  • 51. My Q&A ( More Examples)
  • 52.  
  • 53. Browse Open/Closed Questions by Category
  • 54. Tips & Tools: LinkedIn Outlook Toolbar
  • 55. LinkedIn Outlook Toolbar
    • Check if emails are 1st, 2nd , 3rd degree connection, Out of Network or Not using LinkedIn
    • Looks up Position / Company / Connections / Recommendations
    • Allows you to visit profiles
    • Allows you to send invitations to connect directly
  • 56. Allows you to Sync Outlook Pictures with LinkedIn Profiles
  • 57. Grab Text to save Contacts (Ctrl + Alt + T)
  • 58. LinkedIn Tools: IE & Firefox Toolbars
  • 59. IE & Firefox Toolbars: Quick Searches
  • 60.  
  • 61. Post Links / Messages to Updates / Groups / Individuals
  • 62. Other 3rd Party Tools: HootSuite Tools like HootSuite allow you to: Post a link / message to several LinkedIn / Twitter / Facebook Pages at Once
  • 63. Other 3rd Party Tools Shareaholic / Delicious / AddThis / Yoono / HootSuite / Ping.fm / Digg / StumbleUpon / …
  • 64. Recommended References: My Profile www.linkedin.com/in/sapnetwork (Add / Recommend / Forward)
  • 65. Recommended References: Middle East Groups www.MiddleEastNetWorks.Net (Middle East / Saudi Arabia / Jeddah / Egypt / Australia / SAP Groups, Events)
  • 66. www.MiddleEastNetworks.Net www.MiddleEastNetworks.Net
  • 67. www.LinkedFans.Net
    • (Blog for LinkedIn Fans with Tips, Links on using LinkedIn)
    • TopLinked Members / How to find the Top 10 TopLinked members in your Country / Industry / Area of Interest
    • LinkedIn & How to rapidly expand your network
    • What is LinkedIn?
    • 20 Tips to help you find a job (most of them are useful even if you are not looking)
    www.LinkedFans.Net
  • 68. LinkedIn Videos on Youtube
    • http://www.youtube.com/user/LinkedIn
    • http://www.youtube.com/user/LinkedIn#p/c/C14AECD83E741288 InTips Playlist (LinkedIn Tips)
  • 69. Groups for LIONs LinkedIn Open Networkers
  • 70. http://linkedintelligence.com
  • 71. TPN :: The Connections Show +50 Very interesting interviews focusing on using LinkedIn as a Business Tool: http://connections.thepodcastnetwork.com
  • 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] www.linkedin.com/in/sapnetwork (#1 Most Connected in KSA) www.LinkedFans.Net www.MiddleEastNetworks.Net

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