Using Linkedin For Your Business Or Utility

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The focus of this presentation is to introduce professionals in the water distribution and treatment industry to LinkedIn - an online professional networking site. …

The focus of this presentation is to introduce professionals in the water distribution and treatment industry to LinkedIn - an online professional networking site.

This presentation was developed for an Illinois AWWA Webinar given Jan. 27, 2010.

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  • 1. Using LinkedIn
    for your
    Business or Utility
    Pamela Broviak, PE
  • 2. What is LinkedIn?
    “LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries.”
  • 3. What is LinkedIn?
    Professional Network customized by you
  • 4. Why should you join LinkedIn?
    • Establish your professional identity
    • 5. Meet other professionals in your industry
    • 6. Hire and be hired
    • 7. Learn stuff
    • 8. Promote yourself, your company, your events
  • Why should you join LinkedIn?
    How can 55 million people be wrong?
  • 9. How to Get Your Very Own LinkedIn Account
    Fill out the form on LinkedIn’s Home Page at http://www.linkedin.com.
    Click the Green “Join Now” Button.
  • 10. I’m in! Now What?
    Fill out your profile
  • Profile Enhancements
  • Group Up!
    Search for Groups – you can join up to 50
    • Group Suggestions:
    Illinois Section American Water Works
    Association
     American Water Works Association
     ILWARN
  • 31. Group Up!
  • Making Contact!
    Invite people you know to connect
    Used “Advanced” search to find colleagues near you
  • 38. Making Contact!
    Hover over the name of someone you know and you are offered the choice to “Add to Network”
  • 39. Making Contact!
    By visiting the person’s profile, you can find out more about their background and how you might already be connected
  • 40. CAUTION!
    “seeking to connect to someone a user does not know or to use LinkedIn as a means of generating revenue through the sale of contacts or information to others is strictly prohibited and is in violation of this agreement.”
  • 41. What does this mean?
    Don’t try to connect to people you don’t know
  • 42. Hire or Be Hired?
  • 43. Hire or Be Hired?
    You can also post jobs for a fee
  • 44. Promote your Events?
  • 45. Establish yourself as an industry leader
    By posting questions and providing answers to others questions
  • 46. Establish yourself as an industry leader
    • Also by participating in discussions
    • 47. Developing an interesting profile with apps showing your blog and presentations
    • 48. Posting industry news
  • Promote Your Company
    Establish a company or agency page
  • Go Pro
  • 51. Tips
    • Add links to your LinkedIn Profile in your e-mail signature
    • 52. Add a link to your LinkedIn Profile on your blog
    • 53. Add a link to your LinkedIn Profile on your business card
    • 54. Allow your profile to be publicand “full view”
    • 55. Check profiles of those you want to hire or those you want to work for
  • Contact Information:
    Pam Broviak, PE
    City of Geneva
    630-232-1539
    pbroviak@geneva.il.us
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    Second Life: Pam Renoir, CivilE Writer, Pam Ock
    Skype: pam.renoir
    Blog: http://www.publicworksgroup.com/blog
    LinkedIn & other networks: Pam Broviak
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