Linkedin Training Brisbane: a practical, one-day short course

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Fishburners Brisbane

155 Queen Street

Brisbane City, QLD 4000


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In this intensive one-day Linkedin training course in Brisbane we'll step you through how to use Linkedin for business.

By the end, you'll have a better understanding of how to use Linkedin for marketing (for finding new business) and for your career (for boosting your online reputation or finding a new job.)

This is in-person with an experienced educator in a small class. So you can ask questions and get unstuck!

How we work

We provide:

  • a hands-on day (with your laptop) working to improve your Linkedin profile

  • fast, practical tips to help you use Linkedin more effectively

  • advice on using Linkedin strategically for business and marketing

  • brainstorming and writing to get you thinking and applying strategy

We also use:

  • examples of best practice

  • live online demonstrations

  • a plain English approach to teaching

You’ll walk away with:

  • a better understanding of what you need to do

  • an improved, more effective profile

  • ideas and a plan for how to use Linkedin in future

  • class notes to take away

  • access to other useful learning resources (including videos on how to do it)

  • the confidence & inspiration to keep going after the course

What's in the Linkedin course?

The big picture / strategic thinking:

  • Why use Linkedin and how you can benefit

How to maximise the effectiveness of Linkedin

  • How to search engine optimise your profile

  • The role of content marketing and thought leadership on Linkedin

  • How to generate sales leads using Linkedin

How to maximise the effectiveness of Linkedin (by key features):

  • Profile and Executive Summary – what to write and how to write it

  • Connections – who to connect with, how to write a connection invite, and how to work with Connections

  • Groups – which to join and how to use them

  • Recommendations – why do them and what to write

  • Companies – which to follow and how to set up and use your Company page

  • Content/Updates – what content to share and how it can be useful

  • Skills – how to set up and manage Skills

  • Search – how to use it to find leads

Handy tips:

  • How to stop receiving unwanted emails from Linkedin

  • How to stop bombarding your Linkedin contacts with unnecessary info

  • How to see who’s viewed your profile

  • Which connection requests to accept

Why learn about Linkedin?

People have used Linkedin to successfully:

  • generate leads and opportunities - for both marketing and finding work

  • build relationships with customers

  • position themselves as a leader in their field

  • develop their personal brand

  • change or shift their career direction

  • generate awareness for their company

This course will help set you on the path to get there.

Who should do the Linkedin training?

Our one-day training is for people who:

  • have made a start on Linkedin but aren’t sure what to do next

  • wondering how Linkedin can help them find business (or work)

  • want to learn how to use LinkedIn more effectively

Who is teaching the Linkedin course?

My background includes 10+ years experience working in advertising and the media, 10+ years teaching in higher education and 7+ years campaigning online. Since 2008 I've used Linkedin to network, build a reputation, pick up sales leads, promote causes and find staff.

I've worked in leading advertising agencies in Sydney including The Campaign Palace. And on campaigns for clients with large budgets – from Rydges Hotels to Oil of Ulay through to small business, creative startups, charities and causes. I set up practical advertising programs at Charles Sturt University and the University of Western Sydney.

Find out more about Phil Stubbs.

Want to talk to the instructor?

If you'd like to know more, you're welcome to call me (Phil Stubbs) at the School on 0403 517 242. Or email phil(at)mediaschool.com.au

Can't make the current course date?

We can let you know when the next course is on by email.

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Interested in other social media courses?

As well as Linkedin, we offer a one-day introduction to social media marketing and intensive training on other key social media platforms. (Blogging is a specialty.)

View other social media courses offered by Media School Australia.

What people say about our training

Here are some comments from people who've attended our courses:

"Very practical course. Feel like I have the tools to make Linkedin work for the business now. Phil was very patient and went out of his way to help me get over the line."

~ Rene van der Loos, General Manager at NRMA Living Well Navigator

"Loved the course. Answered my questions and empowered me to comprehensively update my profile."

~ Val Grveski, Change Management Specialist, Office of Finance, NSW Government

Check out more comments from past participants.

Our secret weapons (experience + care)

We're confident you'll get a lot out of this course. We've been working in business, education and the media for over 20 years. We genuinely care about helping people and seeing their business succeed. We'll make the day well worth your time and money.

See the range of businesses that sent people on our courses.

By all means, give me a call if there's anything you'd like to know more about. My number is 0403 517242.

Phil Stubbs,

Director, Media School Australia.

See our website for our Refunds Policy. We offer full refunds up to 7 days before the event. Otherwise, a cancellation within 7 days will be held as a credit for 12 months.

Logo disclaimer: Media School is not affiliated with Linkedin. Nor does it claim to hold rights to its logo. We are enthusiasts helping others learn how to use the platform effectively.

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