Getting the Most out of LinkedIn

Getting the Most out of LinkedIn
Event on 2013-05-20 19:00:00

Getting the Most out of LinkedIn

Monday, May 20th from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

With a network of over 140 million professionals, including executives of nearly every Fortune 500 Company, LinkedIn has become a powerful tool for business connections.  Are you getting the most out of your presence within this network?  In this class, you will learn how to effectively use LinkedIn to boost your personal brand, successfully network with high-profile individuals, make yourself discoverable to recruiters and potential partners, as well as drive traffic to your website and generate high quality leads for your business.

Student takeaways:

  • Learn to efficiently navigate through LinkedIn
  • How to optimize your privacy settings and your personal profile for maximum exposure and discoverability
  • Understand the power of “recommendations” and how to use them
  • Strategies for connecting with high level decision makers
  • How to successfully create and manage your own LinkedIn group
  • Overview of the LinkedIn advertising platform and why it may be better than Facebook

Pre-Requisites & Preparation:

Instructor bio:

Pratik Vyas is an Online Marketing Consultant specializing in helping businesses leverage the Web, Social Media and Mobile platforms to increase Lead Generation and Sales. Pratik is a graduate of The Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and he has 9 years previous experience in Sales, Strategy and Product Development roles at Reuters, Bloomberg, and Citibank.  His current clients come from a variety of different industries: Financial Services, Property Development, Diamond Manufacturing, Retailers, Art, and more.  He has conducted marketing related trainings at The British Chamber of Commerce, The French Chamber of Commerce, Lane Crawford, and over 250 businesses in the past 2 years.


About The Hive: The Hive is a premier members’ coworking space and creative community based in the dynamic Wan Chai area of Hong Kong. General Assembly has partnered with The Hive to bring you classes/workshops in early 2013.  More information about the space here.


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