Are you familiar with the LinkedIn Influencer publishing platform? Originally, this publishing platform was reserved for top influencers, including the President of the United States! Other influencers include top CEOs, academic professors, and even celebrities. LinkedIn has opened up it’s publishing platform to all members! Now it’s your turn to be an influencer! This gives you, me, […]
John Willding is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Strasburger & Price, LLP. He has impressive credentials, including degrees from SMU, Rutgers, and Harvard. He also served Army and Air Force Reserve.
I first heard about John from multiple people around town on multiple occasions. He’s created quite a buzz here in Dallas, Texas. You see, not only is John Willding II a well-respected, successful business lawyer, he is the innovator behind the most popular, professional business networking event in the city!
John’s event is informally known as the “Last Tuesdays”. This is how business people in Dallas refer to the event when they are casually talking it up amongst their friends, colleagues, and connections. “Last Tuesday Happy Hour at the Ritz”,as the event is more formerly known, is held on the last Tuesday of the month at the Dallas Ritz Carlton Hotel on the patio.
A handful of video excerpts taken from my Blogworld New Media Expo session in New York City (one of my favorite cities) by one of the cool attendees in the audience, Penny Sansevieri.
By the way, this is what you want when you’re giving a public presentation! You want someone to do the work for you and spread your insights! A great example of Building Online Influence 101.
LinkedIn is the largest professional social network online today with over 160 Million professional users. The average household income of LinkedIn users is over $88,000/year, which outpaces the average income for the readership of the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Business Week! If you are a professional or a business owner, you can’t afford to miss out on the opportunity to build relationships with potential customers, clients, partners, and peers on LinkedIn. It’s a powerful audience with which you can engage, interact with and influence.
LinkedIn continues to upgrade and enhance the network with new features. If you already have a profile created, it’s a great time to revisit and refresh your presence! Or, if you’re just wondering how to get started, these 5 simple steps will help you make the most of your time and effort!
This article was originally published on my company blog, Wired Advisor. These days we can get our daily news through a multitude of resources from across the web. From traditional news sites to blogs and social networks, there is an abundance of information available on every topic. LinkedIn Today is a newer resource available for […]
This article first appeared in Social Media Examiner. If you have a profile on LinkedIn and Twitter, you may already be aware that these two networks are integrating. In fact, LinkedIn has a specific application called “Tweets” that can help you keep tabs on the Twitter updates from your LinkedIn connections. As more professional LinkedIn […]
HubSpot recently published an Ebook entitled ” Learning LinkedIn From the Experts”, written by five LinkedIn specialists (including yours truly) who provide key insight into how you can use LinkedIn to successfully grow your network and business. This is a great resource for professionals! In this ebook, you will learn how to: Build Your LinkedIn […]
The value of building and expanding your professional network on LinkedIn is extremely important for professionals. Strategies for building your connections on LinkedIn include participating in groups, updating your status, answering questions, and sending invitations to connect. Where do you go from there? Once you begin to build your professional network on LinkedIn, how can […]