LinkedIn Live! – Developing your professional networking skills using LinkedIn

Presentation given at the 9th meeting of the Bucks, Berks and Oxfordshire Chartered Director Group on 16th March 2010 at the Hotel Du Vin Henley

  • Hints and Tips
  • Getting the most out of LinkedIn
  • How to use LinkedIn effectively
David Doughty
1.        Why do I want to be LinkedIn?   

  • Follow the ‘rules’ of networking
  • Building a network
  • Suggested contacts
  • What type of account should I have?

2.        LinkedIn etiquette   

  • Invitations – who to invite? What to say?
  • ‘Don’t knows’ – what to do if you get too many
  • Introductions – target contacts

3.        Your Profile   

  • More than a CV
  • Recommendations – giving and receiving

4.        Status   

  • Twitter (to tweet or not to tweet?)
  • Who is looking at my profile?
  • Updates – what are my contacts doing?

5.        Groups   

  • Discussions
  • Jobs
  • Expanding your network

6.        Applications   

  • Events
  • Books
  • Presentations
  • WordPress – Blogs

7.        LinkedIn CRM   

  • Outlook LinkedIn Dashboard
  • Profile Organiser
  • Search

8.        Settings Plus   

  • E-mail addresses
  • Duplicate accounts
  • Who can see what?
 Powerpoint Presentation

Published by David Doughty

Serial entrepreneur, Software sales and marketing specialist, Chartered Director, Chief Executive, Chair, Non-executive roles in private and public sector, Business consultant and mentor.

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