6 Easy Steps to Getting Linked In on LinkedIn!

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  • 6 Easy Steps to Getting Linked In on LinkedIn!

    1. 1. 6 Easy Steps to Getting...LinkedIn<br />By<br />Donna Serdula<br />
    2. 2. 4/13/2010<br />What is LinkedIn?<br />"LinkedIn is a networking tool that helps you discover inside connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts and business partners. It strengthens and extends your existing network of trusted contacts."<br />
    3. 3. #1 Create a Compelling Profile<br /><ul><li>Have mercy on your reader!
    4. 4. Stay away from BORING (This isn’t your resume!)
    5. 5. Have a creative Headline
    6. 6. Make your Summary interesting
    7. 7. Include a Professional Picture
    8. 8. Create a vanity URL
    9. 9. Include your links</li></ul> Get Help!<br />http://www.LinkedIn-Makeover.com<br />
    10. 10. Who would you rather Contact?<br />
    11. 11. Tip!Market your Vanity URL<br />
    12. 12. #2 Connect<br /><ul><li>Search for classmates
    13. 13. Search for old colleagues
    14. 14. Import your contacts from email
    15. 15. Add people you meet</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Grow your business network
    16. 16. Give and receive recommendations
    17. 17. Forge relationships, interact</li></ul>YOU<br />1st<br />2nd<br />3rd<br />
    18. 18. #3 Ask Questions, Provide Answers<br />
    19. 19. <ul><li>Ask for Advice
    20. 20. Demonstrate your expertise
    21. 21. Grow your reputation
    22. 22. Interact, Share, Inspire</li></li></ul><li>#4 Create Groups, Join Groups<br />
    23. 23. <ul><li>Create Affiliations
    24. 24. Find Commonality, Partners…
    25. 25. Expand Your Searchability
    26. 26. Promote Events, Articles, Ideas...
    27. 27. Stay in Touch and Collaborate
    28. 28. Interact, Share, Inspire</li></li></ul><li>#5 Listen & Interact<br />
    29. 29. #6Search, Research, & Discover<br />
    30. 30. <ul><li>Search for People, Companies, Jobs
    31. 31. Find affiliations
    32. 32. See what people like YOU are doing
    33. 33. Determine health of companies
    34. 34. Find out about your competitors
    35. 35. Find people who need your services</li></li></ul><li>In Summary<br /><ul><li>Create a Compelling Profile
    36. 36. Add Content
    37. 37. Build relationships
    38. 38. Test Ideas
    39. 39. Listen, Learn, Discover, Experiment
    40. 40. Make Connections
    41. 41. Help People
    42. 42. Have FUN!</li></li></ul><li>Statistics<br />Average user's age is 40<br />Average salary on LinkedIn is $109,000<br />% of companies using LinkedIn as a primary tool to find employees….80%<br />49% of users are Business Decision Makers<br />24% Have a Portfolio Value of $250k+<br />
    43. 43. <ul><li>People with more than twenty connections are thirty-four times more likely to be approached with a job opportunity than people with less than five.
    44. 44. All 500 of the Fortune 500 are represented in LinkedIn. In fact, 499 of them are represented by director-level and above employees.
    45. 45. There are over 41 million members to the site representing over 200 countries
    46. 46. A new member joins LinkedIn about every second</li></li></ul><li>Thank You!<br />If you enjoyed this presentation, please recommend me on<br />Donna Serdula<br />hellodonna@donnatechdesigns.com <br />215-436-9520<br />Connect with Me!<br />http://www.linkedin.com/in/todonnahttp://www.twitter.com/donnaserdulahttp://www.facebook.com/donnatechdesigns<br />http://donnatechdesigns.com/blog <br />

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