Linked In Top 10 HOT Business Generation Tips - New for September


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Linked In Top 10 HOT Business Generation Tips - New for September

  1. 1. Top 10 LinkedIN Tips for Generating New Business
  2. 2. LinkedIN Top 10! <ul><li>Founder and CEO of Forward Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Over 25 years in business Coaching and Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Campaign Development in Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>Call Center, Internet, eMarketing, Event Management, </li></ul><ul><li>Intense Lead Generation, Web Seminars, eSelling </li></ul><ul><li>Over Billion Dollars Sales, 25 Million Leads, Coach and Trained Thousands of People using Internet Based Lead Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Services, Real Estate, Professional Services, Legal, Accounting, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Technical, Insurance, Agencies, Auto, Retail, Banking and Channel Sales….. </li></ul>Dean DeLisle – Social Media Expert
  3. 3. LinkedIN Top 10! 1. Profile Tune Up (key settings) 2. Profile Maintenance and Alignment (with outside pages) 3. Adding Connections you have (the selection) 4. Removing Connections who don’t serve you 5. Improve your Google Page Rank results and other Search 6. References and Recommendations 7. Advanced Search and the Blind Reverse 8. The Answers Connection 9. Find your target connection(s) in Groups 10. Tools to use – Free – make it easy!
  4. 4. #1 Profile Tune Up A Goal! THE GOAL! Generate Business!
  5. 5. Profile Tune Up Key Profile Settings - Allows you to manage profile information, profile photo visibility, public profile information, status visibility and member feed visibility. 1. Email Notifications - Allows you to manage contact settings, how you want to receive messages, notifications and Invitations. 2. Home Page Settings - Allows you to manage Network updates and News on your home page. 3. RSS Settings - Allows you to enable or disable your private RSS feeds. 4. Groups - Allows you to control Invitations from Groups. 5. Personal Information - Allows you to manage your name, location, display name, account holder icon settings, email addresses, passwords and a link to close your account. 6. Privacy Settings - Allows you to manage settings for research surveys, connections list visibility, profile views, turn on/off ability to see another members profile picture, profile and status updates, service provider directory, partner advertising, and authorized applications. 7. My Network - Allows you to tell us how you want to use your LinkedIn network.
  6. 6. Profile Tune Up
  7. 7. Contact Settings
  8. 8. Your Activity If your in Sales be Outbound!
  10. 10. Profile Tune Up
  11. 11. Create Relevancy! Profile Tune Up <ul><li>Create your personal tagline </li></ul><ul><li>Appear focused </li></ul><ul><li>Put your elevator pitch to work </li></ul><ul><li>Point out your “RELEVANT” skills </li></ul><ul><li>Explain your experience </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguish yourself from the crowd </li></ul>
  12. 12. Profile Tune Up Education Connections Count!
  13. 13. #2 Profile Maintenance Your Alignment
  14. 14. Profile Maintenance Your Alignment <ul><li>What to change when….. </li></ul><ul><li>When your products change </li></ul><ul><li>When your service offerings change </li></ul><ul><li>When your campaigns shift </li></ul><ul><li>When your territory re-aligns </li></ul><ul><li>When your vertical adjusts </li></ul><ul><li>When your website changes </li></ul><ul><li>When you add any of the above </li></ul>
  15. 15. #3 Adding Connections
  16. 16. Adding Connections BATCH THEM! Don’t Get Punished!
  17. 17. Adding Connections
  18. 18. Adding Connections
  19. 19. Adding Connections
  20. 20. Adding Connections Be Polite – Take EXTRA Time to Connect!
  21. 21. The Impact of Connecting
  22. 23. #4 Removing Connections! Connections will not be notified that they have been removed from your connections list. They will be added to your list of Imported Contacts just in case you want to re-invite them at a later date. Only the member that breaks the connection can re-initiate that connection.
  23. 24. #5 Improve Your Google Page Rank Edit your Profile
  24. 25. Improve Your Google Page Rank Contact Settings <ul><li>Create A “Public Profile” </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Full View” </li></ul><ul><li>Use Your Actual Name as URL! </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Links in other Places </li></ul>
  25. 26. Improve Your Google Page Rank Contact Settings
  26. 27. #6 References and Blind Reverse = References!
  27. 28. Make a Recommendation <ul><li>Don’t just select defaults! </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure to spell check it! </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>Why get recommended? </li></ul><ul><li>It helps you hire and get hired </li></ul><ul><li>It helps connect to customers and partners </li></ul><ul><li>It builds your brand and reputation </li></ul><ul><li>It makes your network more valuable - score </li></ul><ul><li>Who should recommend you? </li></ul><ul><li>Former managers </li></ul><ul><li>Colleagues and co-workers </li></ul><ul><li>Customers and clients </li></ul><ul><li>Business partners </li></ul><ul><li>Where are recommendations found? </li></ul><ul><li>Your comment is listed in your profile under the Recommendations tab. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations you receive are listed under “Recommendations For” at the bottom of the “Experience” section. </li></ul><ul><li>Used by LinkedIN Search </li></ul>Make a Recommendation
  29. 30. #7 Advanced Search and Blind Reverse
  30. 31. Advanced Search and Blind Reverse <ul><li>Find Important Connections! </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Network Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Previous job movements </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns of their business </li></ul>
  31. 32. #8 – The Answers Section Be The Expert
  32. 33. Dean, tried the answers portion on LinkedIN and received a direct hit, someone thanked me, I did the warm offline transfer and then set my appointment and closed – too fun, thanks! Yvonne D. - US Residential #8 – The Answers Section Be The Expert
  33. 34. #9 Finding Your Target in Groups
  34. 35. Finding Groups
  35. 39. Finding Your Target in Groups
  36. 40. Finding Your Target in Groups
  37. 41. 3 Sentences MAX! Set the Hook Go for the Offline Connect Finding Your Target in Groups
  38. 42. #10 - Cool Tools
  39. 43. = Relevancy Based Content
  40. 44. Polls & Buzz = Relevancy Based Content
  41. 45. ASSIGNMENT <ul><li>Do Something! </li></ul><ul><li>Take one of the 10 items </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule 20 min by tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Do it! </li></ul><ul><li>Tell Us What YOU NEED……….. </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate – Looking for Policy, Campaigns & Training </li></ul><ul><li>Small Business – Small Campaigns, Training & Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Individual – TrainingTools to help get leads or get hired </li></ul>www.ForwardProgress.NET