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Introduction To Linkedin Networking 29 Apr10

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Introduction To Linkedin Networking 29 Apr10

  1. 1. Introduction to Linkedin Networking<br />Ilkley Business Forum<br />29April10<br />
  2. 2. Linkedin Networking – A Users View<br />Share my experience of Linkedin with Ilkley Business Forum<br /> Introduction to me http://uk.linkedin.com/in/carolbuchan<br />
  3. 3. What is Linked in – Their Definition<br />Business Social Networking Site<br />http://press.linkedin.com/about<br />Our mission is to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. We believe that in a global connected economy, your success as a professional and your competitiveness as a company depends upon faster access to insight and resources you can trust. <br />
  4. 4. What is Linked in<br />
  5. 5. What is Linked in<br />Online Business Card<br />Represents who you are and your Brand<br />Represents your companies Brand <br />Its a meeting place – connections and groups<br />Online Networking<br />Ilkley Business Forum Group<br />Digital ID<br />Its a call to action<br />
  6. 6. Some Facts – From Linked in<br />LinkedIn has over 65 million members in over 200 countries.<br />A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second, and about half of our members are outside the U.S. <br />Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members.<br />
  7. 7. More Facts<br />Linked in gets over 33 million hits from Google a month!<br />Google Stats<br />42% will click on No.1 <br />11% will click on No.2<br />10% will click on Page 2<br />
  8. 8. Ilkley Business Forum Search<br />
  9. 9. What can you do - Linkedin<br />Manage the information that’s publicly available about you as professional <br />Find and be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and subject experts who come recommended<br />Create and collaborate on projects, gather data, share files and solve problems <br />Be found for business opportunities and find potential partners <br />Gain new insights from discussions with likeminded professionals in private group settings <br />Discover inside connections that can help you land jobs and close deals <br />Post and distribute job listings to find the best talent for your company<br />
  10. 10. Your Profile<br />
  11. 11. Summary – Elevator Pitch<br />
  12. 12. Blog & Experience & Groups<br />
  13. 13. Experience & Recommendations<br />
  14. 14. Ilkley Business Forum Group<br />
  15. 15. Group Overview<br />
  16. 16. Group Discussions<br />
  17. 17. Group News<br />
  18. 18. Group Members<br />
  19. 19. Group Job Board<br />
  20. 20. What can you do - Linkedin<br />Manage the information that’s publicly available about you as professional <br />Find and be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and subject experts who come recommended<br />Create and collaborate on projects, gather data, share files and solve problems <br />Be found for business opportunities and find potential partners <br />Gain new insights from discussions with likeminded professionals in private group settings <br />Discover inside connections that can help you land jobs and close deals <br />Post and distribute job listings to find the best talent for your company<br />
  21. 21. Free Website/Blog<br />www.link4business.co.uk<br />

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