Get LinkedIn: How To Get Connected (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Get LinkedIn: How To Get Connected (Registration Required)

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 2:30 p.m.

"Get LinkedIn!: How to Get Connected with LinkedIn" is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a workshop that will introduce and connect you to the professional networking tool that provides the perfect opportunity for business owners, nonprofits and job seekers to build professional relationships and establish successful and fulfilling careers.  No social media experience required. (2.5 hours)

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Registration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.

Instructor: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below)
Computer Lab, Room 311

We'll start from the beginning and discuss:
  • What LinkedIn is and why you should use it
  • How to create a great personal profile
  • How you can use it to build the relationships that are key to your success
  • Tips and techniques for LinkedIn best practices
  • LinkedIn tools and applications
At the end of this three-hour workshop you will be able to:
  • Update and manage your LinkedIn profile
  • Connect with your colleagues, prospects and recruiters
  • Use LinkedIn tools and applications
  • Add LinkedIn to your social media portfolio
Prerequisites:
  • Basic internet knowledge is required;
  • You must have a working email address, and know the password to get in it
  • Optional: Please bring your head shot on a USB flash drive
PRESENTER:

Romona Foster is a social media trainer and consultant. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Email Marketing, Pinterest, Google +, and Microsoft Office. She has conducted workshops for several organizations including “Discover the Power of Twitter Tweet-A-Thon Style” for Social Media Week 2013, Washington, DC and “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn: Personal Branding for Sales Professionals” for the National Sales Network DC-Baltimore chapter. Romona has also served as a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference 2013 “Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market” and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Inc. Washington DC Chapter’s 2012 Pre-Conference Career Expo: “Using Social Media Networking to Advance Your Career” and “Branding: What Sets You Apart From Other Job Seekers?”. She has been featured on WEAA 88.9 FM’s Briefcase Workshop Radio program and has recorded five radio promos on Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s WASH-FM (97.1) for Constant Contact. Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider; and a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013).

Add to Calendar 25-09-2014 14:30:00 25-09-2014 15:30:00 Get LinkedIn: How To Get Connected (Registration Required) "Get LinkedIn!: How to Get Connected with LinkedIn" is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a workshop that will introduce and connect you to the professional networking tool that provides the perfect opportunity for business owners, nonprofits and job seekers to build professional relationships and establish successful and fulfilling careers.  No social media experience required. (2.5 hours)Register NowRegistration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.Instructor: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below)Computer Lab, Room 311We'll start from the beginning and discuss:What LinkedIn is and why you should use itHow to create a great personal profileHow you can use it to build the relationships that are key to your successTips and techniques for LinkedIn best practicesLinkedIn tools and applicationsAt the end of this three-hour workshop you will be able to:Update and manage your LinkedIn profileConnect with your colleagues, prospects and recruitersUse LinkedIn tools and applicationsAdd LinkedIn to your social media portfolioPrerequisites:Basic internet knowledge is required;You must have a working email address, and know the password to get in itOptional: Please bring your head shot on a USB flash drivePRESENTER:Romona Foster is a social media trainer and consultant. She trains groups and individuals on how to use LinkedIn, how to market on Facebook, all about Twitter, Email Marketing, Pinterest, Google +, and Microsoft Office. She has conducted workshops for several organizations including “Discover the Power of Twitter Tweet-A-Thon Style” for Social Media Week 2013, Washington, DC and “Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn: Personal Branding for Sales Professionals” for the National Sales Network DC-Baltimore chapter. Romona has also served as a guest panelist for the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference 2013 “Reach & Sell to the Hispanic Market” and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Inc. Washington DC Chapter’s 2012 Pre-Conference Career Expo: “Using Social Media Networking to Advance Your Career” and “Branding: What Sets You Apart From Other Job Seekers?”. She has been featured on WEAA 88.9 FM’s Briefcase Workshop Radio program and has recorded five radio promos on Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s WASH-FM (97.1) for Constant Contact. Romona is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert, certified Social Media Marketing Presenter, Email Marketing Trainer, and an accredited Constant Contact Solution Provider; and a two-time recipient of the Constant Contact ALL STAR Award (2012 & 2013). false DD/MM/YYYY