Are You LinkedOut or     All rights reserved Social Media Corp                  Solutions 2012
What is LinkedIn?    Click and Watch this video.        All rights reserved Social Media Corp                     Solution...
A global platform to share andexchange massive professional and   industry related Information.          All rights reserv...
Quick Facts about LinkedIn LinkedIn is the No.1 professional networking  site online. LinkedIn has more than 150 million...
Relationships Matter on LinkedinWe live in both: Local and global connected economy.Today your success as a business owner...
Free and Paid ServicesLinkedin offers both FREE and Premium  BUSINESS ACCOUNTS for those who    wish to expand their profe...
Linkedin Business Plans                          All rights reserved Social Media Corp                                    ...
10 Reasons Why Businesses Use Linkedin1. Connect and increase their network2. Engage and Collaborate with key people3. Use...
• Your Linkedin network consists of  your 1st connections.• Your connections’ connections  and the people they know. 2nd  ...
What is your criteria for adding connections?       All rights reserved Social Media Corp                    Solutions 2012
Quantity vs. Quality?Industry related vs. Generic?   Like-minded vs. Mixed?         All rights reserved Social Media Corp ...
What’s Your LinkedIn Connection Strategy?         Number Game         Your Good Friends Only         Very Selective & Stra...
THE “NUMBER GAME” APPROACH? Connect with asmany people: whoknows what mightbring you results?              All rights rese...
However…All rights reserved Social Media Corp             Solutions 2012
TIP:  LinkedIn’s tag line is RelationshipMatters…and they don’t like just name    collecting online networkers.           ...
What’s the value of   connecting with thousands of peoplewho have no interest in  your products and       service?        ...
THE “GOOD FRIENDS ONLY” APPROACH Connect only with people you know  well and wouldrecommend to your    network.           ...
With this Approach    All rights reserved Social Media Corp                 Solutions 2012
You’re missing the point of Linkedinnetworking if you limit yourself toonly close contacts           All rights reserved S...
THE VERY SELECTIVE STRATEGIC APPROACH    People you already know through your business    Your professional peers and othe...
How To Connect With People You Don’t KnowFind common interest, objectives, discussions on LinkedInGroups.Ask for an introd...
Relationship Building Phases On LinkedIn  Contact Phase  Connection Phase  Conversation Phase  Like YOU Phase  Face to Fac...
Learn Linkedin CultureLinkedIn’s culture andetiquette for initiating   a connection withpeople you don’t knowis different ...
Establish a foundation in order to beginbuilding your influence, generatingintroductions and referrals, and tappinginto va...
Focus on YourProfessional ExpertiseYour Accomplishments        All rights reserved Social Media Corp                     S...
How to quickly growyour Linkedin list quickly     and organically        All rights reserved Social Media Corp            ...
Invite people from your Email ListInclude your Linkedin URL in all outboundcommunications.Link Linkedin with your Twitter ...
The Power Of LinkedIn GroupsAll rights reserved Social Media Corp             Solutions 2012
Group Dos and Donts  Group Etiquettes on Linkedin Read Guidelines Do not Spam the group members Build Relationship with...
IMPORTANT TIPTo be successful on Linkedin build genuine trustedrelationship. Add value to your network by sharing   your k...
Sources of Information and Images                                  Dainaz S Illava  www.Linkedin.comwww.patricerutledge.co...
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    1. 1. Are You LinkedOut or All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    2. 2. What is LinkedIn? Click and Watch this video. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    3. 3. A global platform to share andexchange massive professional and industry related Information. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    4. 4. Quick Facts about LinkedIn LinkedIn is the No.1 professional networking site online. LinkedIn has more than 150 million members in 200 countries, 1 million companies. A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every One second. Everyone from top CEOs to Fortune 500 Executives have a LinkedIn account. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    5. 5. Relationships Matter on LinkedinWe live in both: Local and global connected economy.Today your success as a business owner dependsupon your relationships you develop and resourcesyou can trust. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    6. 6. Free and Paid ServicesLinkedin offers both FREE and Premium BUSINESS ACCOUNTS for those who wish to expand their professional networks and take advantage of moredynamic tools and resources to expand their brand exposure. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    7. 7. Linkedin Business Plans All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    8. 8. 10 Reasons Why Businesses Use Linkedin1. Connect and increase their network2. Engage and Collaborate with key people3. Use as a lead generation tool4. Increase Brand Awareness and brand equity5. Build Online Creditability6. Hire People7. B2C and B2B Sales8. Collect market intelligence9. Build Relationships with clients and prospects10. Engage in High-Value targeted 2012Media Corp All rights reserved Social Solutions Conversation
    9. 9. • Your Linkedin network consists of your 1st connections.• Your connections’ connections and the people they know. 2nd Connections.• Links you to a vast number of qualified professionals and experts. 3rd Connections and beyond. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    10. 10. What is your criteria for adding connections? All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    11. 11. Quantity vs. Quality?Industry related vs. Generic? Like-minded vs. Mixed? All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    12. 12. What’s Your LinkedIn Connection Strategy? Number Game Your Good Friends Only Very Selective & Strategic All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    13. 13. THE “NUMBER GAME” APPROACH? Connect with asmany people: whoknows what mightbring you results? All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    14. 14. However…All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    15. 15. TIP: LinkedIn’s tag line is RelationshipMatters…and they don’t like just name collecting online networkers. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    16. 16. What’s the value of connecting with thousands of peoplewho have no interest in your products and service? All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    17. 17. THE “GOOD FRIENDS ONLY” APPROACH Connect only with people you know well and wouldrecommend to your network. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    18. 18. With this Approach All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    19. 19. You’re missing the point of Linkedinnetworking if you limit yourself toonly close contacts All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    20. 20. THE VERY SELECTIVE STRATEGIC APPROACH People you already know through your business Your professional peers and other leaders Experts/Gurus in your industry People in your local area or city Potential clients, prospects, partners, and team members All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    21. 21. How To Connect With People You Don’t KnowFind common interest, objectives, discussions on LinkedInGroups.Ask for an introduction from someone you know mutually .Be clear in your connection request who you are and thereason you want to connect. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    22. 22. Relationship Building Phases On LinkedIn Contact Phase Connection Phase Conversation Phase Like YOU Phase Face to Face Phase Trust Building Phase Business Phase All rights reserved Social Media Corp Advocate Phase Solutions 2012
    23. 23. Learn Linkedin CultureLinkedIn’s culture andetiquette for initiating a connection withpeople you don’t knowis different from other social sites such as Twitter and Facebook All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    24. 24. Establish a foundation in order to beginbuilding your influence, generatingintroductions and referrals, and tappinginto valuable business opportunities.LinkedIn suggests that a completed profilegives you 40% greater advantage fornetworking and business success. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    25. 25. Focus on YourProfessional ExpertiseYour Accomplishments All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    26. 26. How to quickly growyour Linkedin list quickly and organically All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    27. 27. Invite people from your Email ListInclude your Linkedin URL in all outboundcommunications.Link Linkedin with your Twitter account. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    28. 28. The Power Of LinkedIn GroupsAll rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    29. 29. Group Dos and Donts Group Etiquettes on Linkedin Read Guidelines Do not Spam the group members Build Relationship with the Group Owner Introduce yourself to the group Identify key movers and shakers – INFLUENCERS Join Discussions Don’t post the same message repeatedly Share industry and group relevant content only All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    30. 30. IMPORTANT TIPTo be successful on Linkedin build genuine trustedrelationship. Add value to your network by sharing your knowledge and expertise. Participate in value adding conversations daily. All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
    31. 31. Sources of Information and Images Dainaz S Illava www.Linkedin.comwww.patricerutledge.com http://123rf.comwww.authorstream.com www.Mashable.com www.350.org All rights reserved Social Media Corp Solutions 2012
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