Just How Powerful is Social Media??<br />Presenter: <br />Darrah Courter, Rippling Effect<br />
Power of YOUR LinkedIn Network<br />“I LOVE LinkedIn and really don’t waste my time searching for services. Why is that? Well people LOVE to give referrals and to help out other professionals.”<br />By Darrah, on December 8th, 2010 <br />http://ripplingeffect.com/2010/12/power-of-your-linkedin-network<br />
24% Have a Portfolio Value of $250k+</li></ul>07. Apr, 2009 http://www.linkedstrategies.com/blog/tag/linkedin-statistics<br />Latest LinkedIn Facts<br /><ul><li>LinkedIn has over 65 million members in over 200 countries.
A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second, and about half of our members are outside the U.S.
Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members.
http://press.linkedin.com/about April 2010</li></li></ul><li>LinkedIn Profile<br />
Making YOUR Profile Attractive<br />Have a professional picture<br />LOGO<br />
Making YOUR Profile Attractive<br />Have Relevant Job Positions<br />Part time?<br />Non-industry related?<br />Keep your profile short & relevant<br />
Making YOUR Profile Attractive<br />Does your Summary make YOU want to do business with yourself?<br /> Are you providing <br /> ~ theFeatures<br /> ~ or the Benefits<br />to doing business with you?<br />
Making YOUR Profile Attractive<br />Do you have powerful recommendations?<br />YES<br />From Clients<br />From Supervisors<br />From Committee/ Volunteering members<br />NO<br />From Networking Contacts (people that haven’t personally referred you business nor have directly done work with you)<br />From Friends<br />
How Will People Contact YOU?<br />Action Item - add up to 3 websites<br />
How Will People Contact YOU?<br />If you use Twitter actively, add your Twitter Name<br />
How Will People Contact YOU?<br />Action Item - Add your phone number for your contacts<br />
Follow-Up<br />When you meet with somebody, send them a LinkedIn Connection Request<br />
Note:<br />Not Everybody is on Social Media<br />Not everybody can use your services TODAY<br />Professionals ARE on Social Media for Networking<br />
Mind Your BIZ<br />In the 1st hour, learn the “Ready, Set, Goal!” technique that, if applied, will not only transform your life, but will also help you to “MIND YOUR BIZ!”<br />In the 2nd hour you will:<br />Learn how to effectively prospect using Linked In <br />Feel comfortable with setting appointments <br />Confidently increase your closing ratio <br />Wednesday, February 16, 2011<br />8:00 AM - 10:30 AM (ET) <br />http://mindyourbiz.eventbrite.com<br />