Are you one of the millions of people who use LinkedIn? Are you one of the millions of people who do not use LinkedIn? Either way, you’re probably missing out on a bunch of business opportunities. Social media specialist Sheila Scarborough gave Freelance Austin a lesson in how to get the most out of LinkedIn, a business-oriented social networking site. This was a can’t-miss session that gave us some tips, insight and how-to’s to help us grow our freelance businesses.
Sheila is a writer, speaker and consultant specializing in travel, tourism and social media. She’s freelanced since 2006, writes for three different blogs and is also a certified Navy Master Training Specialist, with many years of experience as an instructor. Sheila trains and speaks regularly about social media to a variety of audiences, including journalists, public relations and marketing professionals, tourism and economic development experts and Web developers.
She is also the co-founder Tourism Currents, an online learning community and membership site where tourism professionals learn how to use social media tools for their destination marketing.
Her blog for tourism and social media can be found at http://www.sheilasguide.com
Click here to download the handout for the meeting.
The meeting was held at:
Ronald McDonald House
1315 Barbara Jordan Boulevard
Austin, TX 78723
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