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How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work For You

Don't miss this extraordinary presentation
by Karmen Reed and Marcia Hancock.

How to make your Linkedin Profile Work for you

LinkedIn is the place where you will get the biggest return on your professional visibility investment online. Whether you're looking for a new job or just trying to stay in the game, LinkedIn rules when it comes to getting information, establishing professional connections, acquiring clients, or hiring your best employees.

  • As a professional, how do you stand out from the crowd on LinkedIn?
  • How do you differentiate yourself from the millions of professional users on the network?
  • What will make your profile visitors want to learn more about you and your business to ultimately connect with you?

Enhancing your personal brand and strengthening your digital footprint requires spicing up your LinkedIn profile.

  • You will get to know the most important LinkedIn profile areas to focus on
  • And Biggest LinkedIn profile mistakes you need to avoid.

Let’s take some simple steps and create some sassy visibility. Leveraging the power of LinkedIn begins with building a solid professional profile and presence – it’s time to give it your full attention.

Karmen Reed founded Kickoff Topic, a social media marketing and online visibility solutions company that focuses on maximizing the power of social media for professionals and small businesses by creating solid online presence and visibility. Karmen is a passionate advocate for the power of social media relationships in building brand currency online and was named by as one of the top 20 Women for Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter.

Marcia Hancock, Owner/Founder, The Job Search Advisor, is committed to helping people discover the means they need to change their lives. Marcia's belief is that a resume, CV and/or a biography are tools, and creating these tools are the first steps toward making that change happen. Creating a resume, CV or a biography can be a life altering and career changing experience! And give you the confidence to move forward.


Date: Friday, June 6, 2014

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00am

COST: $15.00 in advance ~ $25.00 at the door.


9:00 - 9:30      -  Registration, Greetings and Networking 
9:30 - 9:50      -  Announcements and Introductions
9:50 - 10:40    -  Guest Speakers: Karmen Reed and Marcia Hancock
10:40- 11:00   -  Conclusion and Additional Networking 
11:00 - 11:30  -  Optional Networking at Grapevine Cafe

Bayshore Corporate Center 
Conference Center - Suite 126 
1710 Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo, CA

All requests for cancellations and refunds must be sent by 8pm on the Tuesday prior to the event. After that time, no refunds will be issued. Please contact us if you have questions.


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Looking forward to seeing you all there!

For more information, contact your organizers:

Lynn Kirkham
Chief Inspiration Officer 
Yes, You Can Speak!


Phyllis E. Garland

Chief Creative Officer 
Garland Web Design and Marketing Services 

Founder of WEBA
Organizer of WordPress for Business or Pleasure


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  • Lelana C.

    Like Beth stated, excellent presentation on making LinkedIn profiles work, by Karmen Reed & Marcia Hancock -- took away lots of action items! I look forward to your 3 hour workshop next Friday, June 20th!.

    June 12, 2014

  • Cynthia K.

    I met some very interesting business women as well. You all did a great job presenting your services so we easily learned who you are and what problems you solve.

    1 · June 11, 2014

  • Cynthia K.

    I've already implemented the suggestion of posting more updates on LinkedIn.

    June 11, 2014

  • Cynthia K.

    Great talk on LinkedIn last Friday, Marcia and Karmen. I look forward to your 3 hour workshop next Friday. Putting the time aside with expert advice at my shoulder will definitively make a difference.

    June 11, 2014

  • Candace H.

    Carmen and Marcia were great and amazing information. It was unfortunate we were not able to hear more from Marcia. Great to see everyone.

    1 · June 9, 2014

    • Marcia H.

      Thank you Candace. Hope you can make the workshop. Let Karmen and I know how we might support you.

      June 10, 2014

    • Candace H.

      Unfortunately I have an event that day. Please keep me informed of future events like this.

      June 10, 2014

  • Orene K.

    Great talk. Thanks very much. I have a list of several action items.

    1 · June 6, 2014

    • Marcia H.

      Hi Orene. Glad to be of help to you and the group. It was great re-connecting again with everyone. Actions and words go together to create results!

      June 7, 2014

  • Karmen R.

    Great group of energetic women ready to soar! What a pleasure it was to be with you today! I look forward to supporting you and watching your success grow!

    1 · June 6, 2014

  • Hiromi M.

    Great talk about how to use linkedin!
    I came home and sent invitations to connect to people who were at the talk today. :)

    2 · June 6, 2014

    • Marcia H.

      Hi Hiromi. Great to see you again. And I received and accepted your invitation to connect with you on LinkedIn. The samples of your photography as part of your Summary look great-very creative. Thank you.

      1 · June 6, 2014

    • Karmen R.

      Great action taking on your part Hiromi! And thank you for your Li connection! :)

      June 6, 2014

  • Jan B.

    Karmen and Marcia gave a great presentation! Now I am going to have to go implement some of their suggestions! Thanks ladies!

    3 · June 6, 2014

    • Marcia H.

      Hi Jan. Great to see you again. Let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.

      1 · June 6, 2014

    • Karmen R.

      You go Jan!

      June 6, 2014

  • Meggi R.

    Thank you for the informative and useful information. I already went into my profile and made changes - and maybe more to come
    Any comments welcome.

    2 · June 6, 2014

    • Marcia H.

      Hi Meggi. Are we connected on LinkedIn? I will send you an invite. It was a pleasure meeting you today. Hope to see you again at future WEBA gatherings.

      1 · June 6, 2014

    • Karmen R.

      Yeey Meggi! Only action creates results! Glad you found it useful and interesting!

      June 6, 2014

  • Beth W.

    Excellent presentation on making LinkedIn profiles work, by Karmen Reed & Marcia Hancock -- took away lots of action items!

    2 · June 6, 2014

    • Karmen R.

      Glad you enjoyed it Beth!

      June 6, 2014

  • Marcia H.

    It as a pleasure meeting and speaking with everyone at today's workshop. And thank you for your great questions and feedback. Look forward to presenting the LinkedIn Workshop on Friday, June 20th with my colleague Karmen Reed.

    2 · June 6, 2014

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