Monday, 20 December 2010

Edinburgh New Media Breakfast - Linked-In

The first New Media Breakfast of 2011
Thursday13th January 2011

Venue: To be confirmed
Brand You and Business Development.

Looking at how to best present your profile on Linkedin and using it for Business Development. (Referencing personal case studies)

Linked-In is much talked about as a business social network but, are you using it to it's full potential? We will explore how best to present your personal profile on Linked-In and, how you can use this popular tool for business development.

We are delighted to have Colin Gilchrist to present this New Media Breakfast. Colin is a well respected figure in the social media community and brings a wide variety of experience to this very topical subject.

Here is a quick summary of Colin's career so far, I'm sure you will agree his experience will be invaluable in presenting this subject and we are pleased to have him as a presenter at the New Media Breakfast.

1984 - 2000 Fashion retail & buyer (latterly Burberry)
2000 - 02 Event Business Development
2002 - Digital Business Development
2003 - Set up Digital Face with Leith spin off
2005 - Started using Social Media (introduced to it through old school friend Hugh Macleod - Gapingvoid)
2006 - Making Myspace pages for EMI & Universal
2007 - Developed a world first, using a social network to alleviate traffic congestion
2008 - Making Facebook applications (trip-advisor)
2009 - Spent time in Las Vegas with Zappos in the weeks before the Amazon investment (also developed Tweetabits, which is now back in development)
2010 - implementing social media strategy to clients such as The Famous Grouse Experience ; Poppyscotland as well as delivering training & consultancy to Advertising agencies and Businesses both professional and consumer (and allude to a mild fascination in Fashion, see

I hope you can make it along to this event. If so, I look forward to seeing you on the day.

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