What are you doing differently on LinkedIn to succeed?

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A combination of strategic and tactical concepts to help you get an ROI from using LinkedIn.

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What are you doing differently on LinkedIn to succeed?

  1. 1. 5 Deadly Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make While Social Networking By Rick Itzkowich Co-founder and Vice President of Productive Learning & Leisure LLC © 2009 Rick Itzkowich [email_address] All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. Goal of Presentation <ul><li>New perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Educate you </li></ul><ul><li>Get you excited </li></ul><ul><li>Move you to act. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Are you overwhelmed with all of the types of Social Networking?
  4. 4. Four Types of People <ul><li>1) Those who _______________ </li></ul><ul><li>2) Those who _______________ </li></ul><ul><li>3) Those who _______________ </li></ul><ul><li>4) Those who _______________ </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does using LinkedIn properly mean? Expense vs. Asset
  6. 6. Turning LinkedIn Into an Asset <ul><li>Too many choices </li></ul><ul><li>Too little time </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Trusted people </li></ul>
  7. 7. What are the mechanics of turning your network into an asset? REACH & SEARCH OR
  8. 8. Use the 3 Key Power Letters
  9. 9. The importance of a proper mindset. Be happy to . . . <ul><li>Give before you receive </li></ul><ul><li>Pay it forward </li></ul><ul><li>Realize Givers Gain </li></ul>
  10. 10. You’re already on LinkedIn. Now what? <ul><li>Maximize search results by having a complete full profile </li></ul><ul><li>Your profile photograph is mandatory </li></ul>
  11. 11. Build your network of contacts <ul><li>Maximize reach by using strategies to build your network of contacts </li></ul>
  12. 12. Look for ways to add value to your network . . . <ul><li>Connect people </li></ul><ul><li>Give valuable information </li></ul><ul><li>Help others </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul>
  13. 13. Give recommendations to maximize their credibility
  14. 14. What’s a better use of your networking time? <ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>Offline </li></ul>
  15. 15. Why LinkedIn versus . . . <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Plaxo </li></ul><ul><li>Biznik </li></ul><ul><li>Myspace </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>And many more </li></ul>
  16. 16. How much time do you need to invest?
  17. 17. Using LinkedIn properly is about the magic of building profitable relationships!
  18. 18. LinkedIn Referral Success Program <ul><li>Step-by-step approach </li></ul><ul><li>Triple your referrals </li></ul><ul><li>Guaranteed to work </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.linkedinfordummies.net </li></ul><ul><li>Get 50% discount – code Lin50 </li></ul>
  19. 19. Contact me (858) 456-7653 or [email_address] on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/rickitzkowich
  20. 20. About Rick Itzkowich <ul><li>Creator of QuoteActions and the LinkedIn Referral Success Program </li></ul><ul><li>Co-founder and Vice President of Productive Learning & Leisure LLC (PL&L) </li></ul><ul><li>As the creator of the QuoteActions and the LinkedIn Referral Success Program, Rick Itzkowich finds his marketing articles, podcasts and blog messages regarding how to combine offline and online social networking, as well as web-based quotes and actions to keep your brand &quot;top of mind&quot; in high demand. His LinkedIn Referral Success Program video series and eBook, Social Networking for Business Profits, educate the solo-preneur and small business owner in cost-effective marketing strategies. Rick is a featured columnist for The National Networker (TNNW). His column is titled -- Being There When It Matters. </li></ul><ul><li>Rick is also the co-founder and vice president of Productive Learning & Leisure, a personal development training company for corporations and individuals. He conducts executive and management workshops covering topics such as the study of the mind in business. Rick can be reached at rick@productivelearning.com. </li></ul><ul><li>WEBSITE LINKS: </li></ul><ul><li>www.productivelearning.com -- PL&L </li></ul><ul><li>www.quoteactions.com -- QuoteActions </li></ul><ul><li>www.sn4bp.com -- Social Networking for Business Profits eBook </li></ul><ul><li>www.linkedinfordummies.net – LinkedIn Referral Success Program </li></ul><ul><li>www.creatingaprosperitymindset.com </li></ul><ul><li>Email rick@productivelearning.com Phone (858) 456-7653 </li></ul><ul><li>© 2009 Rick Itzkowich All Rights Reserved. </li></ul>

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