SMB Stratford March 2013 - LinkedIn

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How to update your LinkedIn profile, participate in Groups and create a Company Page for your business.

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SMB Stratford March 2013 - LinkedIn

  1. 1. LinkedIn: more than a resuméMarch 1, 2013 @RevelCaffe
  2. 2. your professional voice online
  3. 3. 200,000,000 users +professionals are signing up at a rate of approximately two new members per second
  4. 4. finally...it’s all about yousharing what you do, what you’re good at & why someone should work with you
  5. 5. your profile✤ professional(ish) headshot; no selfies, cut outs, partial body parts or alcohol✤ take your time; commit to updating your profile at least twice a year✤ sell yourself; if you can’t convince yourself about your skills, how can you convince others to work with you? ✤ experience, education ✤ recommendations & endorsements ✤ volunteering, organizations you support, projects, causes ✤ videos, blogs, honours, awards,
  6. 6. groups✤ connect with others in your industry/field✤ build a reputation for being a thought leader/resource✤ engage in the conversations
  7. 7. company pagesshowcase services. recommendations. analytics.
  8. 8. recommendations2 days. 1 recommendation. impressions: from 26 to 454.
  9. 9. you get what you give
  10. 10. there’s lots more...but once again, smart small. do some planning.
  11. 11. Where to find us...✤ @SMBStratford✤ Facebook: Social Media Breakfast Stratford✤ LinkedIn✤ Revel Caffe, every FIRST FRIDAY of the month!

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