How to REALLY use LinkedIn (Second Edition - Entirely Revised): Discover the true power of LinkedIn and how to leverage it for your business and Career

Overview

LinkedIn is the largest professional network in the world. The majority of the users has 3 questions: "What's in it for me?", "I have a profile, now what?" and "How to get more results without spending a lot of time?"

In the second - totally revised - edition of this international bestseller you will learn:

  • 5 step basic strategy to be ...
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Overview

LinkedIn is the largest professional network in the world. The majority of the users has 3 questions: "What's in it for me?", "I have a profile, now what?" and "How to get more results without spending a lot of time?"

In the second - totally revised - edition of this international bestseller you will learn:

  • 5 step basic strategy to be successful with LinkedIn
  • 10 powerful ways to find new customers, employees, suppliers, partners, investors, experts or a new job
  • 42 tips to make your profile stand out
  • 11 strategies to apply LinkedIn at an organizational level (including Company Profile and the LinkedIn Strategy Matrix© for Organizations)
  • 3 strategies (passive, active and proactive) to boost your personal or company branding
  • 5 steps for event organizers to mix online and offline networking
  • 17 ways group managers can stimulate interaction in groups
  • 31 answers to frequently-asked questions (FAQs)
  • 30 lesser-known functions and opportunities

Plus 53 new pages, including extra tips and timesaving tools and much, much more.

NEW! Discover the FREE "Video & Tools Library" (including free updates) at www.how-to-really-use-linkedin.com.

 

Some quotes about the book

"Jan and Bert, the networking experts in Belgium, have written the ultimate book on online business networking. How to REALLY use LinkedIn will benefit professionals wishing to enter the next era of networking. The book contains fascinating insights on the meaningful use of LinkedIn in a business environment; it familiarizes you with the unknown, interesting features of LinkedIn; and it deals with burning questions around this social network. Inshort, this book is an indispensable guide to discover the power of LinkedIn!"

Erik Van den Branden, HR Director, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Belgium

The importance of having a great team is one of my Success Principles-a team including colleagues, customers, suppliers, partners, and experts. How to REALLY use LinkedIn is your guide to find them-fast!

Jack Canfield, Co-author of The Success Principles™ and Co-Creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series

"How to REALLY use LinkedIn is a must-read for anyone who wants to grow their business through networking. Even if you're already a member of a referral or network organization, Jan Vermeiren and Bert Verdonck offer powerful, advanced strategies for how LinkedIn can help you get even more out of your participation in those sites as well."

Ivan Misner, NY Times Bestselling author and Founder of BNI

"If you take networking seriously, use LinkedIn. If you take LinkedIn seriously, read this book."

Edgar Valdmanis, Marketing & Projects Director at the Norwegian Computer Society

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466347601
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/24/2011
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 242
  • Sales rank: 435,714
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Jan Vermeiren is the founder of Networking Coach, the first LinkedIn Certified Training company in the world.

Jan and his team provide key note lectures, presentations, training courses and personal coaching about networking and referrals, and also advise organizations how to stimulate networking at their own events and how to integrate networking in their sales and recruitment strategy.

Jan is the author of the bestselling networking books: Let's Connect! and How to
REALLY Use LinkedIn, the networking CD Let's Connect at an Event!, the Everlasting
Referrals Home Study Course, and the Network Box (Home Study Course).

The Networking Coach team is hired by large international companies like Alcatel, Deloitte, DuPont, IBM, ING, Mobistar, Nike, SAP, and Sun Microsystems as well as by small companies and freelancers.

Jan is also a guest lecturer in the international MBA programs of Vlerick Leuven
Gent Management School (Belgium) and RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands).

Bert Verdonck is an inspiring, enthusiastic and humorous speaker. He is master trainer at Networking Coach and a creative lifehacker.

Bert teaches people how to be more comfortable when networking, and how to improve results from networking, whether online (on LinkedIn and other business networks) or offline (receptions, mixers, conferences, fairs, and other networking events).

Bert is the founder of Genius Shortcuts, his personal flavor of life hacking. Ever imagined what you could do with 2 hours extra per day? Bert already helped thousands of people to boost their productivity and saved them hours per day.

As a lifehacker Bert published 3 books in 1 year. He co-authored Your Book in 100 Days, 175 Lifehacking Tips and The Wealth Garden. He created the Genius Shortcuts CD How to Shorten Your Workday by 2 Hours? And now he teamed up with Jan to co-author the second edition of How to REALLY use LinkedIn.

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