Friday, January 19, 2018 | 11 AM – 1 PM | Pittsburgh Technology Council

Most people use Google many times each day. What if there were a comparable tool for finding people? Actually, there is, although most people don’t use it in this way. It’s LinkedIn, a network of 450 million business professionals. In this engaging 60-minute session, entrepreneur and Vistage Speaker of the Year, Dave Nelsen, provides dozens of actionable takeaways that you can apply to marketing, sales, and competitive analysis. LinkedIn, and the new relationships it yields, creates an unfair advantage in business. Learn to use it to your advantage before your competitors do. Because in business, it’s survival of the fastest and best connected. This workshop includes a presentation, lunch and Q&A.

TOPICS:

•Creating a compelling profile that attracts business

•Enhancing your reputation and trust

•Adding powerful new connections

•Avoiding and removing bad connections

•Identifying and connecting with top prospects, accelerating sales

•Gaining insider insights through their former employees

•Accelerating learning about any industry

Dave Nelsen is President of Dialog Consulting Group, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in helping business executives develop strategies to enhance the conversations with their most important internal and external customers using proven social media, Internet, and mobile technology tools. Dave has more than 30 years of telecom experience and has been at the leading edge of the social media revolution since founding TalkShoe.com in early 2005. He’s been recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year (2000) by Ernst & Young, as CEO of the Year (2004) by the Pittsburgh Technology Council, and as Speaker of the Year (2011) by Vistage International, the world’s largest network of business leaders. Dave was the 98,323rd person to join LinkedIn. Today, there are more than 450,000,000 members.

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