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TOP 10 TIPS FOR ROCKIN’
YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE
Solutions Manager
mira@280group.com
Mira Wooten
280 Group Overview
Rate Your Profile
1-Low, 5-High
Your LinkedIn Presence
Why you should care1.
Make a great impression2.
Formula for Your LinkedIn success3.
Don’t Do It!
No LinkedIn profile at all
Why Should You Care?
Potential
clients/co-
workers will
check you out
Potential
employees
will check
you out
Potential
Job...
By the numbers
400M users
world wide
By the numbers
107M in the US
By the numbers
2 new users per second
By the numbers
40% log in daily
Tip #1
Profile Picture
What is a good photo?
Make sure the photo fits
Your tag line quickly identifies your area(s) of
expertise (3-5 seconds!)
Tip #2 Edit profile headline
Sample Headlines
Product Management Leader
SMB Product Marketing
Agile Evangelizer
Tip #3 Profile Page - Summary
Anatomy of an Summary
√ Introduction and Elevator Pitch
√ Results you deliver
√ Your call to...
Tip #4 Experience-Not Resume
Focus on what you’re taking forward
What tasks did you do?
What impact did you have?
Tip #5 Paint the Picture
Worked on vs Owned a product
Attended vs Presented at Tradeshows
Created a 3-Year Product Road Map
Tip #6 Get Specific
“Responsible for content” isn’t specific
Wrote content is more specific
Back it up with active words a...
Tip #7Use Data - Support Facts
“Reduced time to market” how much?
“Managed PMs” how many?
“Responsible for P&L” how much?
Tip #8 Highlight Leadership
Hired and managed 14 PMs
Led cross-functional teams for 5 Releases
Presented 5-year Roadmap to...
Tip #9 Grow Your Network
Join Product Management Groups
Connect with Colleagues and Clients
Follow People and Companies
LinkedIn Connections
>500
The size of your network matters:
<100
5%
95%
Tip #10 Flaunt Yourself
Share Your Interests
Post Your Certifications
Post Published Articles or Patents
Components
of a
Profile
Photo
Professional
Headline
Summary
Job
History
Education
Skills
Groups
Connections!
Download Your Copy At: http://280.gr/challenges-pm
What are your challenges?
-  Most comprehensive PM survey
every conduct...
Are there any…
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  1. 1. TOP 10 TIPS FOR ROCKIN’ YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE
  2. 2. Solutions Manager mira@280group.com Mira Wooten 280 Group Overview
  3. 3. Rate Your Profile 1-Low, 5-High
  4. 4. Your LinkedIn Presence Why you should care1. Make a great impression2. Formula for Your LinkedIn success3.
  5. 5. Don’t Do It! No LinkedIn profile at all
  6. 6. Why Should You Care? Potential clients/co- workers will check you out Potential employees will check you out Potential Job leads Build relationships
  7. 7. By the numbers 400M users world wide
  8. 8. By the numbers 107M in the US
  9. 9. By the numbers 2 new users per second
  10. 10. By the numbers 40% log in daily
  11. 11. Tip #1 Profile Picture
  12. 12. What is a good photo?
  13. 13. Make sure the photo fits
  14. 14. Your tag line quickly identifies your area(s) of expertise (3-5 seconds!) Tip #2 Edit profile headline
  15. 15. Sample Headlines Product Management Leader SMB Product Marketing Agile Evangelizer
  16. 16. Tip #3 Profile Page - Summary Anatomy of an Summary √ Introduction and Elevator Pitch √ Results you deliver √ Your call to action √ Contact information Amazi ng
  17. 17. Tip #4 Experience-Not Resume Focus on what you’re taking forward What tasks did you do? What impact did you have?
  18. 18. Tip #5 Paint the Picture Worked on vs Owned a product Attended vs Presented at Tradeshows Created a 3-Year Product Road Map
  19. 19. Tip #6 Get Specific “Responsible for content” isn’t specific Wrote content is more specific Back it up with active words and data
  20. 20. Tip #7Use Data - Support Facts “Reduced time to market” how much? “Managed PMs” how many? “Responsible for P&L” how much?
  21. 21. Tip #8 Highlight Leadership Hired and managed 14 PMs Led cross-functional teams for 5 Releases Presented 5-year Roadmap to Board
  22. 22. Tip #9 Grow Your Network Join Product Management Groups Connect with Colleagues and Clients Follow People and Companies
  23. 23. LinkedIn Connections >500 The size of your network matters: <100 5% 95%
  24. 24. Tip #10 Flaunt Yourself Share Your Interests Post Your Certifications Post Published Articles or Patents
  25. 25. Components of a Profile Photo Professional Headline Summary Job History Education Skills Groups Connections!
  26. 26. Download Your Copy At: http://280.gr/challenges-pm What are your challenges? -  Most comprehensive PM survey every conducted -  850 PM professionals -  Compare your team and company to others
  27. 27. Are there any…

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