Top 10 Tips for using LinkedIn

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Top 10 tips for using LinkedIn to generate business. As delivered during our monthly Business Enhancement Series presentation October 2009.

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  • 1. Northwest Business Associates
    Enhancing your business marketing using LinkedIn
    http://nba.bnisite.com

2. Northwest Business Associates Getting Business Done
Top 10 Tips to Use LinkedIn to Generate NEW Business
3. LinkedIn Top 10!
ProfileTune up
Profile Maintenance and Alignment with other Pages
Adding Connections
Removing Connections
Improve Google and other search Ranking
References and Recommendations
Advanced Search / Blind Reverse
The Answers Connection
Find Target connections in groups
Tools
4. 1. Profile Tune Up
5. 1. Profile Tune Up
Some PeopleThink 100% Profile is the GOAL
6. 1. Profile Tune Up
The GOAL is to Generate NEW BUSINESS
Some PeopleThink 100% Profile is the GOAL
7. 1. Profile Tune Up
8. 1. Profile Tune Up
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10. 1. Profile Tune Up
11. 1. Profile Tune Up
12. 1. Profile Tune Up
13. 1. Profile Tune Up
14. 1. Profile Tune Up
15. 1. Profile Tune Up
16. 1. Profile Tune Up
17. 1. Profile Tune Up
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20. 1. Profile Tune Up
21. 1. Profile Tune Up
22. 1. Profile Tune Up
Create Personal Tag Line
Appear focused
Elevator pitch
Point out relevant skills
Explain your experience
Distinguish yourself from the crowd
23. 2. Profile Maintenance and Alignment with other Pages
24. 2. Profile Maintenance and Alignment with other Pages
What to Change When ..
When your products Change
When your services change
When your campaigns shift
Territory changes
Vertical Changes
Website changes
25. 3. Adding Connections
26. 3. Adding Connections
Batch Them
DO Not Get
Punished
27. 3. Adding Connections
28. 3. Adding Connections
29. 3. Adding Connections
Be Polite
Take the Time to Connect
30. 4. Removing Connections
31. 5. Improving tour Google Page Rank
32. 5. Improving tour Google Page Rank
33. 5. Improving tour Google Page Rank
Create a public profile
Select full view
Use your name for link to public profile
Use links in other places
34. 6. References and Recommendations
35. 7. Advanced Search and Blind Reverse
36. 7. Advanced Search and Blind Reverse
37. 7. Advanced Search and Blind Reverse
38. 6. 7. Advanced Search and Blind Reverse
Find Important Connections
Who had their job before
Patterns of the business
39. 8. Answers Connection
40. 9. Find Targeted Connections in Groups
41. 9. Find Targeted Connections in Groups
42. 9. Find Targeted Connections in Groups
43. 10. Tools