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Product Details

  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (March 4, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439229635
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439229637
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #742,778 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Jan Vermeiren is the founder of Networking Coach. Following on the best seller success of his first book "Let's Connect!" , in his second book "How to REALLY use LinkedIn" he reveals even more the dynamics of networking and tools that anybody can immediately apply. Together with his team at Networking Coach, Jan gives presentations and training courses in the field of networking and referrals. Customers are large organisations like Deloitte, Dupont, IBM, ING, Nike, SAP, Sun Microsystems and Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School , as well as small companies and freelancers.

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Jan Vermeiren is the expert in Europe when it comes to networking and referrals. He is the founder of Networking Coach and according to HR Tribune one of Belgium's top 10 speakers.

Jan and his team not only provide (key note) presentations, training courses and personal coaching about networking and referrals, but also advice organisations how to stimulate networking at their own events and how to integrate networking in their sales and recruitment strategy.

Besides that he is also regularly interviewed about networking and referrals by different media like Belgian national television, Forbes, job sites, and the magazines of several Chambers of Commerce.

Jan is the author of the networking books "Let's Connect!" and "How to REALLY use LinkedIn", the networking CD "Let's Connect at an event!", and the "Everlasting Referrals Home Study Course".

The US version of Let's Connect reached the Amazon best seller list on October 9, 2007 with a number 2 position in marketing books and number 9 in management books. This made Jan the first Belgian author to reach this position. On March 17, 2009 "How to REALLY use LinkedIn" broke this record with a number 1 position in the category "Sales & Selling" and number 2 in "Job Hunting & Careers".

Jan and his team are hired by large international companies like Alcatel, Deloitte, DuPont, IBM, ING Bank, Mobistar, Nike, Philips and Siemens as well as by small companies and freelancers.

Jan is also a guest lecturer in the international MBA programs of Vlerick Management School (Belgium) and RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands).

LinkedIn appointed Networking Coach as their partner to develop the LinkedIn Live training program, making Networking Coach the first Certified LinkedIn Training Company in the world!

Customer Reviews

Finally I broke down and read the book.
M. Burdick
Author Jan Vermeiren's new book goes to the top of my list of most useful books on LinkedIn.
Dave Carpenter
I would recommend this book to anyone in the Beginner or Intermediate level of proficiency.
Sales Success Trainer

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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Sharon Drew Morgen on July 19, 2009
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Jan's book was very, very helpful to me in my own book launch. I did what he told me to do, and within 2 weeks went from 136 Linked In connections to almost 1000; I got a speaking engagement, 2 prospects, and several conversations with potential partners. And I haven't even finished contacting my new 'friends' who wrote me notes.

This book is an important addition to the field. Sure, it could have used a bit of editing. But the information is so powerful, so simple, so 'spot on' that I can easily overlook any imperfections. This is a must read for everyone who plans on using social networking for business.

Sharon Drew Morgen, author NYTimes Bestseller "Selling with Integrity"
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30 of 34 people found the following review helpful By Business Reader on September 10, 2009
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Jan Vermeiren offers numerous good tips for more effectively using LinkedIn. I was disappointed that none of these tips seemed all that extraordinary, even for a relative new user like me. What disappointed me most were the "Advanced Strategies" for different scenarios. At least four times (almost verbatim) he repeats essentially the same strategies: join groups, increase recommendations, create alerts etc. I also agree with an earlier reviewer that Mr. Vermeiren needed a better editor to improve the book's readability.
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25 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Dave Carpenter on May 2, 2009
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I am a huge fan of LinkedIn and believe it is an awesome business tool. As a result, I devour every book published on the subject. Author Jan Vermeiren's new book goes to the top of my list of most useful books on LinkedIn.

As the author points out, his book is not intended to be a primer. It is purposely void of the step-by-step instructions on how to build one's profile. Instead the book is focused on ways that users can leverage the power of LinkedIn.

Although the focus of the book is advanced techniques, I was pleased to see that the author started with the fundamentals of effective networking or connecting. And, I loved that his fundamentals emphasized giving before receiving, a concept that I have long believed is critical to effective networking but is so often overlooked by so many.

I especially liked that the author has set up free tools for staying current with the rapid pace of change with LinkedIn.

Proof of the value of the book, at least for me, is that I got an implementable idea -- for a new group program I am launching -- directly from a recommendation made by the author. And, the idea is huge for my business.

Jan Vermeiren, I now owe you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By A. Foltz on April 27, 2009
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This book is about what you would expect. It gives a good overview of the functions and how-to for LinkedIn if you are unexperienced, but then further gives strategies for experienced users to grow your connections. It has some good networking tips that would be useful not just on LinkedIn. It's pretty brief, I read the whole thing on a plane in about 4 hours, and you can kind of skim it and refer back to it as needed when you are sitting in front of your computer. Overall, I'd say it was worth the cost.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Reg Nordman on July 31, 2009
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[...] The author has done a very very good job with this book. I have used LinkedIn for several years and felt pretty competent with it, but this chap has identified so many tools and tips on using it I feel like a newby all over. Such tips as keeping up with one tool for all your social networks (Hellotxt), using LinkedIn as a steroid fueled people finder, job finder, to increase networking, locating new suppliers or partners, he pretty well covers them all. His comments on using Groups is worht the price of the book alone. I installed the LinkedIN Outlook toolbar and was amazed at the capabilities now in the tool, (especially good in keeping Outlook contact data up to date, goodby Plaxo!) The firefox toolbar also has some hidden gems wrto extracting contact info from websites. If you job/career requires maintaining a good network, this is a must read and implement book. Google finds information, LinkeIn finds people.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By G. Jones on March 6, 2009
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Many of my customers tell me they find LinkedIn confusing, complex and time-consuming. Thank goodness Jan has written this book, because I can let my clients have it safe in the knowledge that by reading it they will realize that LinkedIn is a highly effective tool for their business. Plus, they will see that LinkedIn is straightforward, easy to get on with and, when used well, time-efficient. Thankfully Jan's book guides people through the use of LinkedIn in such a friendly way they will be able to use it to truly enhance their business networking for great effect - and quickly. I have absolutely no doubt in recommending this book to my customers - indeed to anyone who uses LinkedIn!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Vincent De Waele on March 6, 2009
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Great things come from simple and pragmatic methods and that is what Jan Vermeiren succeeded with his latest book. "How to REALLY use LinkedIn" will not only give you clear strategies to increase your network efficiency with the use of LinkedIn, but it will also tell you the real sense and purpose of networking. A must for every professional!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Katharina Mullen on March 6, 2009
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"Thank you Jan for sharing your knowledge and insights on networking again. I have been on LinkedIn for a while, always realizing that I did not really USE it to its full potential. Now I know why and I know how to change that. "How to REALLY use LinkedIn" gives me the insight and the method to do better. And ... especially, it stimulates me to really act upon the eye openers provided, because the rewards are clearly specified and relevant. Powerful and empowering!"
Katharina Müllen, Transition Manager & Vitality Mentor, WinVitality [...]
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