Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 1 
August, 2014 
"Propersonal" Networking: UsingLinkedIn for Early ChildhoodProgramAdministrato...
Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 2 
Fran Sokol Simon 
Engagement Strategies, LLC 
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Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 3 
Setting the stage: WHY…. 
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Social Media= 
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LinkedIn 
Slow, Robust, Deep & Broad 
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“Propersonal” Networking 
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If you post, you can’t hide on LinkedIn 
•Not anonymous 
•Connected to your profile 
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8 
What’s so great about LI? 
•> 200 million members 
•2 new members per second 
•over 20 million students & recent gradua...
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10 
LinkedIn is about… 
Relationships Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 8/21/2014
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With whom 
should I connect?
•Learn 
•Connect 
•Share ideas 
•Get new ideas 
•Build partnerships 
What can you do with LinkedIn? 
Participate in trustw...
13 
What should you post? 
•Questions 
•Tips 
•Resources 
•Blog posts 
•Videos 
•Email newsletters 
•Events 
•News 
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LinkedIn is not the site for promoting your program to parents* 
* Follow the rul...
15 
#1 Misconception 
It’s ONLY for job searching 
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#2 Misconception 
Build it and they will come 
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You have to make something happen 
That’s why they call it “interactive” 
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OK, so… HOW 
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Core 
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•Professional Profiles 
•Groups 
•Status updates 
•Company Profiles
LinkedIn Tools 
LinkedIn Browser Toolbar 
Sharaholic 
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Make your profile public! 
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Now What? Demo 
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Godo it! 
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•Gr8 Profile 
•Connect with people: 
•You know 
•You need to know 
•Who know people you need to 
know 
•Update Status 
•Jo...
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LinkedIn: http://LinkedIn.com/in/FranSimon 
Email: Fran.Simon@EngageStrat.com 
Connect with me! 
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A presentation for The Association of Early Learning Leaders about how LinkedIn can be used by administrators for professional development, building partnerships, fund development and career development. An update of one of my classic sessions.

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"Propersonal Networking" on LinkedIn for Early Childhood Administrators

  1. 1. Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 1 August, 2014 "Propersonal" Networking: UsingLinkedIn for Early ChildhoodProgramAdministrators Fran Sokol Simon Engagement Strategies, LLC Sponsored by 8/21/2014
  2. 2. Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 2 Fran Sokol Simon Engagement Strategies, LLC 8/21/2014
  3. 3. Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 3 Setting the stage: WHY…. 8/21/2014
  4. 4. Social Media= 8/21/2014 4
  5. 5. LinkedIn Slow, Robust, Deep & Broad 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 5
  6. 6. 6 “Propersonal” Networking 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014
  7. 7. 7 If you post, you can’t hide on LinkedIn •Not anonymous •Connected to your profile 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014
  8. 8. 8 What’s so great about LI? •> 200 million members •2 new members per second •over 20 million students & recent graduates Professional networking Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 This is early education! Why do we need professional networking? 8/21/2014
  9. 9. 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 9
  10. 10. 10 LinkedIn is about… Relationships Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 8/21/2014
  11. 11. 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 11 With whom should I connect?
  12. 12. •Learn •Connect •Share ideas •Get new ideas •Build partnerships What can you do with LinkedIn? Participate in trustworthy professional learning networks 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 12
  13. 13. 13 What should you post? •Questions •Tips •Resources •Blog posts •Videos •Email newsletters •Events •News 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014
  14. 14. 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 14 LinkedIn is not the site for promoting your program to parents* * Follow the rules of the groups in which you post
  15. 15. 15 #1 Misconception It’s ONLY for job searching 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014
  16. 16. 16 #2 Misconception Build it and they will come 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014
  17. 17. 17 You have to make something happen That’s why they call it “interactive” 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014
  18. 18. Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 18 OK, so… HOW 8/21/2014
  19. 19. 19 Core 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 •Professional Profiles •Groups •Status updates •Company Profiles
  20. 20. LinkedIn Tools LinkedIn Browser Toolbar Sharaholic 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 20
  21. 21. 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 21
  22. 22. 22 Make your profile public! 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014
  23. 23. Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 23 Now What? Demo 8/21/2014
  24. 24. Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 35 Godo it! 8/21/2014
  25. 25. •Gr8 Profile •Connect with people: •You know •You need to know •Who know people you need to know •Update Status •Join groups, respond and share •Ask and answer questions Become a LinkedIn Superhero! 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 36
  26. 26. 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014 38
  27. 27. 39 LinkedIn: http://LinkedIn.com/in/FranSimon Email: Fran.Simon@EngageStrat.com Connect with me! 8/21/2014 Copyright Fran Simon, 2014

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