LinkedIn for Business Boost: Sunshine Coast

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Slide deck from Des Walsh presentation on LinkedIn, Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia, July 7, 2001: Terri Cooper Networking Breakfast

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  • 1.Boost Your Business and Raise Your Profile with LinkedIn Des Walsh Social Media Strategist & Business Coach Terri Cooper Networking Breakfast Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast, 7 th July, 2011

2. Disclaimer This presentation is for information only, should not be taken as representing the official views of LinkedIn and should not be construed as constituting business or financial advice.Logos are copyright of the respective companies. Des Walsh has no business connection with LinkedIn Corporation. 3. How I Discovered the Power of LinkedIn 4. Radius re 4558 Connections 15 km 7,915 40 km 16,820 55 km 19,623 80 km 45,463 120 km 205,906 160 km 239,926 5. Today

  • 7 point success plan
  • Some basics quickly
  • Some advanced stuff
  • Q & A
  • Slides on Slideshare
  • - http://slideshare.net/des

6. 1.100% profile: - personal & company 2.Build your network strategically 3.Get testimonials4.Groups5.Answers, Polls, Today, Signal 6.Status update - daily 7.Profile update - frequent 7 Point Success Plan 7. 100% Profile Complete

  • 7 Profile Basics
  • 1. Professional Headline
  • 2. Professional photo
  • 3. Summary
  • 4. Specialties
  • 5. Customise web links
  • 6. Twitter link
  • 7. Customise profile link

8. 9. 10. Company profile 11. Build your network

  • My rules (make your own to suit you)
  • it's not about friends, it's business
  • build a network, not a collection
  • you don't have to invite everyone
  • you don't have to accept every invitation
  • be personal (no boilerplate invitations)

12. Network stats 13. Options with Invitations to Connect 14. Inviting to connect R emind F latter I ntrigue 15. Testimonials (Recommendations)

  • easier to get when you give first
  • ask (nicely) for the kind of recommendation you want
  • wait till they know you before you ask!

16. Groups 17. Answers 18. Polls 19. 20. Signal 21. Status Update 22. Remember the 7

  • Profiles
  • Network
  • Testimonials
  • Groups
  • APTS (Answers, Polls, Today, Signals)
  • Status updates
  • Profile updates

23. And then there's apps 24. InMaps from LinkedIn Labs 25. 26. Did I say no boilerplate invitations? Please! 27. 28. Contacting Des Most of my social links at http://xeesm.com/deswalsh 0413 089 355|[email_address] http://linkedin.com/in/deswalshLinkedIn coachinghttp://deswalsh.com/coaching/linkedin-coaching/ 29. Copyright stuff

  • All logos in this slide deck are copyright the respective owners. The slide deck is copyrightDes Walsh 2011. Please ask Des - deswalsh(at)gmail.com - if you wish to use it for other audiences: permission will not be unreasonably withheld.