30 Day Linking Blitz 2012 Webinar 1

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Some LinkedIn basics. First weekly webinar for the first 30 Day Linking Blitz #30dlb . For more information go to http://deswalsh.com/30-day-linking-blitz/

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30 Day Linking Blitz 2012 Webinar 1

  1. 1. 30 Day Linking Blitz Week 1 WebinarLinkedIn Engagement: Reviewing the Basics Des WalshBusiness Coach, Social Media Strategist, LinkedIn Specialist LinkedIn profile: http://linkedin.com/in/deswalsh Social web links: http://xeeme.com/deswalsh Copyright © Des Walsh & The Webarts Company Pty Ltd 2012
  2. 2. DisclaimerThis presentation is for information only, should not be taken as representing the official views of LinkedIn and should not be construed as constituting business or financial advice.Logos are copyright of the respective companies.
  3. 3. 7 Point Success Plan1. 100% profile: - personal & company2. Build your network strategically3. Get testimonials & endorsements4. Groups5. Answers, Polls, Today, Signal6. Status update - daily7. Profile update - frequent
  4. 4. Professional Profile
  5. 5. 100% Profile Complete7 Profile Basics 1. Professional Headline 2. Professional photo 3. Summary 4. Specialties 5. Customise web links 6. Twitter link 7. Customise profile link
  6. 6. Networks
  7. 7. Build your networkMy rules (make your own to suit you) its not about friends, its business build a network, not a collection you dont have to invite everyone you dont have to accept every invitation be personal (no boilerplate invitations)
  8. 8. Inviting to connectRemindFlatterIntrigueA quality connection deserves betterthan a boring boilerplate invitation
  9. 9. Options with Invitations to Connect
  10. 10. Testimonials (“Recommendations”)  easier to get when you give first  ask (nicely) for the kind of recommendation you want  wait till they know you before you ask!
  11. 11. Endorsements
  12. 12. Company Page
  13. 13. Answers
  14. 14. Groups
  15. 15. Updates
  16. 16. LinkedIn Today
  17. 17. Coming Attractions!Future webinars – possible topics Advanced Networking on LinkedIn- including exciting concepts such as Dunbars Number and Granovetters Law of Weak Ties How Building Your Own Group on LinkedIn Can Accelerate Your Success Lessons of #30dlb – Whats Worked, What Hasnt (or hasnt yet) - crowdsourced from the Group
  18. 18. Admin StuffImage creditRefresh Logo Concept, Patrick Haney, Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0http://www.flickr.com/photos/splat/105050162/in/faves-coachdes/Webinar recordingVideo version to be uploaded to YouTubeAudio version also to be availableWatch on the forum for access detailsSee/download this slide deck at my Slideshare pagehttp://slideshare.net/des
  19. 19. Des WalshBusiness Coach, Social Media Strategist, LinkedIn Specialist Web: http://deswalsh.com LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/deswalsh Twitter: http://twitter.com/deswalsh LinkedIn Coaching and Consulting http://deswalsh.com/linkedin

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