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Achieving LinkedIn Success  A social media talk by Leora Wenger
Q: What                 is LinkedIn?A: LinkedIn is the world’s largestprofessional network. It can be usedto connect with ...
Who are you?
What you need to set up your LinkedIn profile:1. Email Address2. Password3. Zip code4. Job Title and Company (if employed)...
Use a generic description ofyour professional headline.Label yourself what you would liketo be, rather than being limited ...
Use keywords in your LinkedIn profileSeehttp://www.linkedstrategies.com/linkedin-keyword-optimization/
Top 10 FeaturesVia: PowerFormula for Linkedin Success
NEW: Add            SectionsSections might include languages, publications, real estate,awards, travel, certifications, po...
LinkedIn Groups• Opportunities to engage• Opportunities to meet other  professionals• Ask questions• Answer questions – sh...
Utilize SearchSearch by people, companies, jobs, answers,groups, updates
Company Profiles• Set up a profile for your company• Follow companies on LinkedIn
Is LinkedIn boring?  And maybe it is, and maybe that’s a good thing. Focus ison work and text. No pictures.
No images on LinkedInSo I can’t include images I created such as this one for a recent post on WordPress.
Comparison with other social media platforms•   Twitter•   Pinterest•   Google+•   Facebook
For further exploration• Read blog posts on LinkedIn (see handout)• Work on your profile – add keywords• Join some LinkedI...
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presentation by Leora Wenger
at Scotch Plains Public Library
April 19, 2012

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  1. 1. Achieving LinkedIn Success A social media talk by Leora Wenger
  2. 2. Q: What is LinkedIn?A: LinkedIn is the world’s largestprofessional network. It can be usedto connect with those you alreadyknow or to broaden yourprofessional outreach and meetothers in profession.Read more: http://learn.linkedin.com/what-is-linkedin/
  3. 3. Who are you?
  4. 4. What you need to set up your LinkedIn profile:1. Email Address2. Password3. Zip code4. Job Title and Company (if employed)5. Education, personal info, skills6. Employment, past and present7. photo of yourself
  5. 5. Use a generic description ofyour professional headline.Label yourself what you would liketo be, rather than being limited to what your last title was.
  6. 6. Use keywords in your LinkedIn profileSeehttp://www.linkedstrategies.com/linkedin-keyword-optimization/
  7. 7. Top 10 FeaturesVia: PowerFormula for Linkedin Success
  8. 8. NEW: Add SectionsSections might include languages, publications, real estate,awards, travel, certifications, polls, SlideShare presentationsGo to Edit Profile to add a new section.
  9. 9. LinkedIn Groups• Opportunities to engage• Opportunities to meet other professionals• Ask questions• Answer questions – show expertise
  10. 10. Utilize SearchSearch by people, companies, jobs, answers,groups, updates
  11. 11. Company Profiles• Set up a profile for your company• Follow companies on LinkedIn
  12. 12. Is LinkedIn boring? And maybe it is, and maybe that’s a good thing. Focus ison work and text. No pictures.
  13. 13. No images on LinkedInSo I can’t include images I created such as this one for a recent post on WordPress.
  14. 14. Comparison with other social media platforms• Twitter• Pinterest• Google+• Facebook
  15. 15. For further exploration• Read blog posts on LinkedIn (see handout)• Work on your profile – add keywords• Join some LinkedIn groups• Update your status once a week or once a month
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