11 Jul 2011

Are you maximizing your Linkedin presence?

Eric has worked in economic development in the service of small businesses for over 10 years. He has consulted with business improvement districts, managed multi-million dollar employment services contracts, and provided technical assistance to small businesses affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He is the Product Manager for SizeUp.com, a business intelligence service, as well as ZoomProspector.com, the national community and site selection website. Eric has a Master's degree in City and Regional Planning from U.C. Berkeley.

Linkedin is now an important Internet platform for economic developers to engage businesses, discover site selection opportunities, and network with colleagues. In this webinar (delivered in June 2011), you'll learn earn tactical strategies to maximize your effectiveness using Linkedin. Topics include:

• Building a successful profile
• Connecting with executives & decision makers
• Reaching targeted industries
• Unique tools for economic development
• Linkedin groups (local, industry, professional)
• Social capital for economic developers
• How your next job will find you
• Good & bad connections

Expert Speakers:
- Janet Fritz, Director of Marketing & Technology, Metro Denver EDC (MetroDenver.org, MetroDenverGIS.org)

- Anatalio Ubalde, CEO, GIS Planning (GISplanning.com) & ZoomProspector.com

- Dean Whittaker, President, Whittaker Associates (WhittakerAssociates.com)

The link to the Economic Development Linkedin group discussed is Linkedin.com/?groups?gid=2164533


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