Posts Tagged ‘LinkedIn’

    Social Media for Business at Lynchburg College’s Progressive Business Forum

    This morning I had the privilege of presenting a session on social media for Lynchburg College‘s Progressive Business Forum. (Thanks Ben, for the invite.) Here’s the slide deck, followed by a few of the key points and links to resources. Social Media For Business View more presentations from Cheryl Smith. First and foremost, remember your [...]

    250 Million Users Not Too Busy for Facebook

    Facebook Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced today on this blog post that the social networking giant reached the 250 Million Users mark. (Click on the graphic below to enlarge.) Which makes me wonder about all the people I’ve heard over the last few years say, “I’m just too busy for Facebook (or LinkedIn or [...]

    Fun Times at Women, Influence & Social Media

    Just moments ago Jennifer Bailey and I presented Women, Influence & Social Media to a group of Lynchburg business and non-profit professionals. Our goal was to decrease some of the mystery and intimidation associated with social media in order to make it accessible, which really is the point. Take a look at the presentation below [...]

    Blacksburg Business Professionals Using LinkedIn

    Yesterday I had the privilege of leading a session on networking and using LinkedIn for members of the Montgomery (Blacksburg, VA) Regional Chamber of Commerce. It was great fun to spend time with a varied group of business professionals all interested in learning how to best use what is arguably the most popular professional social [...]

    VACCE Institute Presentations

    Yesterday I had the privilege of giving two presentations for the 2009 Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (VACCE) Institute. Bob Leveque, VP Manufacturing, RR Donnelley, provided the keynote address entitled, “The Power of Attitude in Tough Times.”

    Reaching Out to Others

    Networking in real life and social networking are really about reaching out to others. See and be seen leads to reach and be reached. The online tools and real life venues put people in the spaces to make this happen more easily. Here are two examples. Twitter and Gourmet Brownies I was pleasantly surprised today [...]

    Calling All Central VA Social Networkers

    Central VA TweetUp #1 Live in or near Lynchburg, VA and want to meet other people who are using social networking sites for business? Then meet us for the first ever Central Virginia TweetUp – a meeting of people who may only know each other by their @Twitter nick names. In this case, the gathering [...]

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