LinkedIn 101 - The Foundations to Build Your Professional Internet Presence

Do you want to use LinkedIn to get connect with colleagues, clients, and contacts?

Do you want to create a professional presence online?

Are you using online networking tools to build your brand and develop your professional network?


Online networking has boomed in the past few years. Professional networking has always been a great way to build your business, but how do you make it effective on the internet? There is a lot of confusion about what online networking can and can't do for your career, and the more comfortable you get with the tools available, the more they can help your career.

With over 35 million users, Linkedin has become the premier professional online networking site over the past 5 years.  Whether you are salesperson, small business owner, job seeker or CEO, LinkedIn can make a powerful impact on your career.  David Fisher of RockStar Consulting will go through the basic skills and tools needed to make Linkedin a valuable part of your networking strategy, both online and offline.

"Thank you for the wonderful seminar. I learned a lot and you reinforced some other things I knew, so thank you! I’ve been on LinkedIn this morning putting into practice some of the things you said. The interaction from the group and the questions raised showed just how valuable the seminar is to people. Thanks again!"

Sue Boedecker - Valley Virtual Assistance

In this webinar, youll gain confort and confidence on LinkedIn and walk away with useful tools:

  • Learn the advantagesof using LinkedIn and other social networking websites.
  • Create a LinkedInProfile that will get noticed.
  • Understand how to usethe passive marketing tools to make you stand out.
  • Develop a powerfulnetwork to connect with prospects, clients, and partners.
  • Use Groups to leverage your network.

The seminar will be an opportunity to learn the tools and skills, as well as get answers to questions that you have.  Be ready to take your networking into the 21st century and beyond!

"I took David Fisher's seminar on the business networking website, LinkedIn. David made sense of the mechanics of it and the "how-to", but also the "why". He teaches in a very lucid way, with a sense of humor and great responsiveness to the many questions. I wholeheartedly recommend this course."

John Lionberger - Renewal in the Wilderness

To be involved in this webinar, you will need a computer with high-speed internet access as well as a phone.  The call in number is not a toll-free number so you'll want to use a cell phone with free long-distance or a land-line with inexpensive long-distance calling.

Daviid's HeadshotDavid J.P. Fisher is a business coach and the president of RockStar Consulting.  He focuses on helping entrepreneurs, small business owners, and salespeople develop their skills and he has run a variety of networking groups throughout the Chicagoland area.  He is the author of Step by Step Networking and he currently has over 2.2 million connections in his LinkedIn network.  You can find out more about David at the RockStar Consulting Website.

Name Sales End Price
Early Bird Registration   Ended $25
Standard Ended $35
Group   Ended $25

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