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Enter to win a copy of Alex Samuel’s e-book ‘Work Smarter with Linkedin’

We are HUGE fans of Alexandra Samuel. For those of you who aren't aware, Alex is:

Vice President, Social Media at Vision Critical. Social media speaker, author, blogger.

She blogs for one of our favourite blogs – Harvard Biz Review (they have over 1,000,000 followers…not too shabby!) and is a local Vancouverite.

Recently, Alex wrote an e-book “Work Smarter with Linkedin” and we think it's brilliant. We love it so much that we asked Alex and Harvard Biz Review if we could giveaway one copy to one of our readers. So here's your chance! Just follow the contest details below and good luck.

work-smarter-with-linkedin-cover-250Quick synopsis:

If you think LinkedIn is just for job hunting, you're missing out on the many ways you can take advantage of this social network to build the professional relationships you need to advance in your career. LinkedIn can help you initiate, strengthen, and use the very real human connections that make you effective on the job–and help you get ahead. This short, practical book shows you how. In “Work Smarter with LinkedIn,” social media expert Alexandra Samuel demonstrates the most effective ways to actively build and use your network, sharing tips and tricks on: Deciding which connection invitations to accept, Searching for potential connections when you need to establish a new contact, Using business travel to make the most of face time with colleagues and contacts, Capturing all the connections you've made at a conference, and When not to use LinkedIn. The book also includes a 30-minute quick guide to starting–or perfecting–your LinkedIn profile. Read more. 

To enter contest, please: 

Comment in the space provided below why you would like to win.

For an extra entry, tweet the following:

I just entered to win ‘Work Smarter with Linkedin' e-book by @awsamuel @harvardbiz. RT to enter. http://ow.ly/mUI0C 

We’ll announce the winner on July 30th!

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10 Responses to Enter to win a copy of Alex Samuel’s e-book ‘Work Smarter with Linkedin’

  1. Janette July 15, 2013 at 10:55 pm #

    This book sounds like just what I need to boost my networking IQ. Thanks for the opportunity!

  2. Keri-Anne July 18, 2013 at 11:16 am #

    Always looking for fresh perspectives on how social media can take business to new levels! Cheers, KA

    • Jen Schaeffers July 30, 2013 at 4:18 pm #

      Congrats Keri-Anne, you’re the lucky winner of the book. We’ll be in touch with details.

  3. Dominika Urbanowski July 22, 2013 at 8:26 am #

    This book sounds so interesting. I love learning. Looking forward to reading more, and putting it in practice.

  4. Salina Siu July 22, 2013 at 12:24 pm #

    I’m really interested to learn how I could be using my LinkedIn connections more effectively!

  5. Nicole Poitras July 23, 2013 at 5:15 pm #

    This sounds like a great book. I know there are a lot of things I could do with my LinkedIn profile, so this would be a great way start!

  6. Chandra Blouin July 23, 2013 at 5:41 pm #

    If really love to learn more about LinkedIn, especially how to contribute to groups!

  7. Cathy Burrell July 25, 2013 at 4:17 pm #

    LinkedIn is an invaluable tool to building your professional network, but everyone has their ‘secrets,tips&tricks’.If I win a copy of Alex’s book I’d love to write a review for the networkinginvan blog, and take Jen out for a nice cup of tea!

  8. steph connolly July 29, 2013 at 2:40 pm #

    I would love the extra strategy for managing my own linkedin network, as well as be able to recommend the book as a resource to students. After reading it myself, I’d publish a review and donate my copy to our school’s library.

  9. Stephen July 30, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

    Would like a read of this. Need to get back in the job market and using LinkedIn better sounds like the ideal way.

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