|Tuesday, 27th April 2021 at 10:00am - 1:00pm|
It used to be the case that LinkedIn was just a place to put a copy of your CV online and wait for recruitment agencies to approach you. Whilst that does still happen, today LinkedIn is a platform that offers an online place to network, raise your professional profile and find sales leads.
In addition to building a network, you’ll also want to learn about the additional products and features as part of the LinkedIn family and how best to use them.
Anyone using or considering using, LinkedIn to increase their own visibility online, or increase the brand awareness of their company. This workshop is valuable to people new to LinkedIn as well as more experienced users.
Please note that this workshop is open to trading SMEs based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Businesses located outside of this area will be unable to attend and instead directed to alternative support.
How to update your profile to show you at your best and attract connections
How to gain endorsements and recommendations from your connections
How to search for new sales leads
Strategies for building your network
Whether company pages are worth setting up and how to make the best use of them within your business
After attending this workshop, you will:
Be able to optimise your LinkedIn profile
Be able to search for new leads on the platform and have strategies for connecting with new contacts
Understand how a company page may be useful for your business
Understand whether a premium account is worth the investment for you
This is an interactive, Action Planning Online Workshop. You will leave this session with handouts and a practical action plan which can be implemented within your business. Where possible, we would like to encourage you to join this session with your video camera turned on and when instructed by the facilitator, you may un-mute your microphone to take full advantage of the interactive nature of the workshop. For the best user experience, we recommend joining the workshop using Chrome or Firefox as your web browser.
10.00am - 10.50am - Workshop presentation
10.50am - 11.00am - Break
11.00am - 11.50am - Workshop presentation
11.50am - 12.00pm - Break
12.00pm - 12.45pm - Workshop presentation
12.45pm - 1.00pm - Q&A
Paul Ince is owner of ‘LikeMind Media’ in Loughborough – he’s a digital marketing strategist who believes that the people working within the business are best placed to talk about it. He helps organisations understand their voice and puts strategies in place to amplify it to their market. With nearly 20 years’ experience in the IT industry he has supported many businesses to increase their visibility online and grow their business through digital technology.
This workshop is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub, East Midlands Chamber and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
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