Linked In Networking with Helping Friends


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Presentation that introduces how to get started with networking on Linked In with the Helping Friends Business and Career Network.

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Linked In Networking with Helping Friends

  1. 1. Networking <ul><ul><li>Powerful. Business. Connections. </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Innovation, Supply, and Demand <ul><li>Why Social Networking? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lends a credible, yet personal touch to professional on line networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stay connected despite moves, changes, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Relationships are key to business success. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn of new business partnerships and potentials of interest. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and Extend Markets, Opportunities, and Business Capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attracts Hits to your website. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Referrals to your business </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identify new service providers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Why LinkedIn? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 8 Million Registered Professionals. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>130 Industries represented. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proven community and utility for business starting in venture capital. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced communications services for communicating business news and cultivating strategic relationships. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who do you know that does ___?? Works at ___?? Do you know anyone for __?? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Getting Started <ul><li>Your Profile (Expertise, Offerings, Interests) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete your Profile ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endorse Personal Connections you respect and Request Endorsements. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Your Connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite people you know to join your network with a personal message </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Career Portfolio and Business Relationship Benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>Get in touch and stay in touch with valued connections. </li></ul>
  4. 4. But there's more.. <ul><li>Extend Connections (Expertise, Offerings) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create New Contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solve Business Problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create New Revenue Streams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to Targeted Business Experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credibility by association. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Business Creation, Maintenance and Partnership Benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>Create new contacts, get in touch and stay in touch with valued connections. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Solving Business Problems <ul><li>Linked In Best Practices. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruiters find the Right Candidates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search for Candidates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reference Search </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Useful Practices: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for Resources or Referrals from Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Know any CNC Machinists? ( Keyword , filters) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone in my groups? Proximity? Referral? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Business Creation, Maintenance and Partnership Benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>Create new contacts, get in touch and stay in touch with valued connections. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Workshop.. Discussion.. Q&A <ul><li>Share Experiences, Challenges, Ideas! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions or feedback on Profiles? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions or feedback on Groups? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions or feedback on How to Solve Business Problems? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions or feedback on Invitations or Requests? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions or feedback on Connections? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Extending your Reach <ul><li>Linked In Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unregistered groups exist through networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Join LI HFCN for Business/Career Networking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search registered groups on Groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Perhaps education or registered networking groups. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Example </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Use your Profile in Other Social Networking Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Yahoo/Linked In Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Network with others with common interest, extend connections, trade business </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo Groups also have Links Sharing Directories and message boards! </li></ul><ul><li>If you would like us to share marketing of your groups or profiles as an example, contact Dawn Mular through </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other Resources <ul><li>Contact me: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dawn Mular [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Groups: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linked In HFCN : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Linked In Power Forum: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Linked In HFCN On Line Reference Library: </li></ul><ul><li>Books: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Happy About Online Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happy About LI for Recruiting: </li></ul></ul>