LINKEDIN ORLANDO CITRUS CLUB
LinkedIn Local Orlando at The Citrus Club:
Venture X had the distinct pleasure to sponsor the first ever Linkedin Local Orlando event in late October at The Citrus Club. It was a sold out event, actually ended up going beyond capacity. The guests were treated to networking opportunities and educational content from some of the most influential people on Linkedin.
Some of the Florida-Based Speakers Included:
Manny Garcia – Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor
Manny spoke on what monetization means, how he used Linkedin to generate business and what were some of the biggest mistakes he sees people making on Linkedin.
Ted Bogert – Creator of the Ted Show with over 500+ episodes
Ted has generated 100mm+ in loans as a direct result of social media initiatives. He spoke on why he decided to create a social media show coming from the mortgage business. How he manages his time to produce a daily show, and if Ted would do anything differently.
Kelly Merbler – Keynote speaker, leadership development consultant, recruiter, content creator
The quote of the night came from Kelly where she said “My dream job wasn’t hiring, so I decided to build my dream job and hire myself. She spoke on what sparked her decision to build her brand Linkedin and why. She also gave specific tips to people looking to get started on Linkedin.
Lorena Acosta – Personal Brand Evangelist
She went through the steps that got her from zero to 230,000 followers in 3 years.
Guest takeaways include:
- How to best leverage comments to get above the algorithms and how likes, comments and shares helps grow organic posts. Being consistent instead of randomly posting
- Add value in a very authentic way. You want to leave a conversation better than you found it. Add value in a very authentic way. Doing what you can to make a situation better for someone else.