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Get active! groups

  1. 1. Get active!<br />
  2. 2. Get introduced to prospects<br />Find out about people<br />Join groups<br />Ask and answer questions<br />Put out updates to be remembered<br />Link to Twitter account<br />And more…<br />My profile is complete what now?<br />
  3. 3. Receiving an introduction<br />Someone I know and trust<br />More likely to consider this request due to the connection (but noted he didn’t put a comment on)<br />
  4. 4. Find out more about the person<br />
  5. 5. Maybe inactive or new user<br />
  6. 6. “It is human nature to seek out people that share a common interest. Why do people join clubs and business associations? It's the same thing, only online groups are easier to join and require less of a commitment. No dues, no meetings. Whenever I have a technical question I know I can get an answer very quickly from knowledgeable people. It's fun to talk shop!” <br />Next.. Join Groups<br />
  7. 7. “Once I actually found groups that were active my LinkedIn experience became extremely positive.” <br />“Joining a group is the 1st step to great networking”<br />“I also find it important to join groups for business and pleasure. Since joining LinkedIn I have met a vast number of very knowledgeable people and learned a great deal.” <br />Other comments on Groups<br />
  8. 8. Lots to choose from..<br />
  9. 9. Or specific interest Groups<br />
  10. 10. How to join a group<br />
  11. 11. Put in the search terms<br />
  12. 12. Choose your group<br />Drill down<br />Or start your own group<br />
  13. 13. Join<br />
  14. 14. Or check out group, then join<br />
  15. 15. Up to 50 groups<br />= new discussions<br />= job and career discussions<br />
  16. 16. Once you get to 50…<br />You need to withdraw from a group to join a new one<br />
  17. 17. Luckily I only had to leave one<br />(Back up to 54 groups)<br />
  18. 18. Amend your settings<br />
  19. 19. To leave a group<br />
  20. 20. Use Groups to drive traffic<br />You may already have social media sharing tools on your blog or website )if not why not! <br />
  21. 21. Chose your network<br />This is what you get when you click the Linked In tab<br />
  22. 22. Don’t spam. Do measure.<br />If you are sharing your own or someone elses blog ONLY share with relevant niche groups unless it is truely going to be useful to all members of a group. <br />Google analytics will show when traffic comes from Linked In.<br />
  23. 23. Next..<br />Ask and answer questions <br />Updates<br />- see other presentation for more slides<br />