LinkedIn Best Practices
Here is the recorded audio of a recent LinkedIn Best Practices Webinar with David Nour:
Did You Know?
There are 14 Million experienced professionals online from around the
world, representing 150 industries on LinkedIn®?
Every one of the Fortune 500 companies are represented in LinkedIn. In
fact, 499 of them are represented by director-level and above employees
People with 20+ connections appear in LinkedIn search results 15x
LinkedIn users accept 83 percent of referrals
97 percent of LinkedIn users join based on invitations from existing
Most members tend to be between 30 and 55 years old
What Others Are Saying About The Relationship Economics® Social Networking Technology Webinar?
quot;I've been using LinkedIn for about a year, and I learned more in a couple of hours with you than I have in 12
months on my own.quot;
Dr. Paul G. Schempp
Performance Matters, Inc.
quot;One of the best I've ever attended..quot;
Jennifer Whitt, CEO - Optimo, Inc. Founder - PDUs2Go.com
quot;Very hands-on, practical and applicable..quot;
Judi Vitale, Partner - AcuityCFO; President, Women-In-Technology
quot;Thank you for providing a solid content-filled presentation. I heard a lot about LinkedIn; however, was never
sure of its value. Your presentation clarified its merit for me.quot;
James Dawson, Managing Partner - ADI Performance
So, what is LinkedIn?
LinkedIn is a Social Networking Technology website enabling users to create a
profile to summarize their professional accomplishments. Your profile helps
you find and be found by former colleagues, clients, and partners. You can add more connections by inviting
trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you.
Your network consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and the people they know, linking
you to thousands of qualified professionals.
Through your network you can:
Find potential clients, service providers, subject experts, and partners who come recommended
Be found for business opportunities
Get introduced to other professionals through the people you know
Discover inside connections that can help you land jobs and close deals
Post and distribute job listings & search for great jobs
Find high-quality passive candidates
About Your Instructor
David Nour is one of the world’s foremost thought leaders on the quantifiable value of business relationships. He
is the Founder & Managing Partner of the The Nour Group, Inc. & Relationship Economics. David has an MBA,
is an author, a senior management advisor and a featured speaker with Fortune 500 companies, associations and
academic forums, where he shares his knowledge in the art and science of relationships. In 2005 he was named to
Georgia Trend’s quot;40 Under 40quot;, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s quot;Up and Comingquot; and quot;Who’s Who in Atlantaquot;
Technology Awards. He has been featured in a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal and The
New York Times.
See also my blog article on LinkedIn Etiquette.