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We started the show with Colin Goodrich with Hobbs Architectural Fountains. He shared information about how technology is helping his company and how they have evolved over the last 40 years. Hobbs Architectural Fountains can bee seen all over the world from Epcot Center in Orlando, FL to the Mall in Washington DC and to Centennial Park here in Atlanta, GA. For more information about them please go to their website www.hobbsfountains.com
Next up we began a dynamic discussion about Linked-In with Sean E. Nelson with Acuity Benefits Solutions and marketing consultant Leslie-Anne McAllister.
Leslie-Anne drew on her many years working with the Yellow Pages about ways small business owners can use Linked-In more profitably.
Sean has been thoroughly researching ways to use Linked-In and he shared some great tips. Here are 3 ways Sean built his network 1- Searched on companies he had worked for and schools he had attended to reconnect with people he had known in the past 2- Looked through his own CardScan contact list for people he had met though Chamber events. 3-Searched for people he had met while doing business including current clients.
Sean also shared some great tips about common mistakes people make on Linked-In…like using the canned text they provide when sending out connection invitations rather than personalizing their message. You’ll have to listen to the show with a pencil and paper to write down all the great tips that were thrown out by our guests.
For information about Sean please go to his website www.acuitybenefits.biz. And for more information about Leslie-Anne email her at leslie-anne @ mail.com
Also if you know of a business in Atlanta that we should know about please email Amy Otto at Amy @ atlantabusinessradio.com and we will try and get them on the show.