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The Connections Show - Getting Business Benefit from Online Networking

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'The Connections Show' is a fortnightly Podcast that puts you ahead of the curve with the latest developments in Internet Technology.


The host, Stan Relihan, is a leading Recruiter, Headhunter & Top 50 LinkedIn user, located in Sydney, Australia.


Each episode features guests from his extensive network - who share their experiences & insights on how Online Networking and Web 2.0 tools & resources can be used to create business advantage.  


Although not strictly speaking an Episode of 'The Connections Show', it was this interview I did with Cameron Reilly (and the subsequent Challenge he set me) that kicked it all off to begin with. If you're interested in learning about how to use LinkedIn as a Business Tool (or just plain curious ... More

A few months ago, I was interviewed on Cameron Reilly's 'Day World' show, here on the Podcast Network, on the subject of 'Using LinkedIn as a Business Tool'. Many listeners found the show to be very helpful to them in communicating the benefits of LinkedIn to their friends & colleagues - and it has since been picked up ... More

This week's guest is Christian Mayaud - a successful Venture Capitalist whose amazing Rolodex formed part of the initial nucleus of LinkedIn users. He's also founder of the LinkedIn LIONs and one of LinkedIn's most highly-connected users. In this interview, you can listen to Christian's insights on the early days of LinkedIn ... More

This week's guest is Scott Allen - Executive Editor, LinkedIn Series at 'Happy About' and Co-author of 'The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and Closing Deals Online'. Scott is also a prominent Blogger, Corporate Speaker & Trainer - and author of LinkedIntelligence.com - a very useful & insightful web site on how to use LinkedIn effectively. ... More

My guest this week is Sheliah Etheridge - one of LinkedIn's most active users. Regular users of LinkedIn will recognise Sheilah as the #1 'Answers Expert' on LinkedIn's very popular Q & A forum. In this episode, Sheilah discusses her motivations and the rewards she receives from ... More

This week's guest is Rajesh Thiharie - one of Australia's more connected LinkedIn users - and a real life 'Success Story' in using social networks to business benefit. What is interesting about Rajesh and the experiences he recounts is the fact that 2 of the last 3 jobs Rajesh has had have come about as a direct result ... More

This week's guest is Cynthia de Lorenzi - successful Entrepreneur & personal contact of the legendary Vint Cerf (co-inventor of the Internet & Chief Internet Evangelist at Google). She is also the wonderful lady who was intrumental in introducing me to Vint, in a unique ... More

John Johnston is a Digital Interactive Designer & Art Director working in Sydney, Australia - and an enthusiast of a number of Social Media networks. In this episode, John talks about his latest passion, Twitter - new kid on the block among social networks, whose main point of difference seems to be ... More

Rob Kingma is a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young Revenue Growth Services in Sydney, Australia. As sponsor of Australia's first face-to-face Networking Event for LinkedIn users, Rob talks about the subsequent business benefits arising from this - as well as strategies for businesses and individuals ... More

Regular followers of this show will be familiar with the challenge given to me by Cameron Reilly (CEO of TPN & host of the G'Day World show), that kicked it all off to begin with - and the subsequent challenge that I made to HIM, back in Episode #001. Well, the Challenge finished on October 31. ... More

One of the themes that has emerged from conversations with my guests over the past few weeks has been about how Social Networks offer marketers the opportunity of engaging with consumers in a way that is not intrusive, but relevant - sometimes even welcome. Ian Lyons is Business Development Director at pureprofile - a permission-based marketing company ... More

Mike O'Neil is widely recognized at THE leading organizer of 'LinkedIn Live' and other Face-to-Face Networking Events - with a Business Network of over 7,500 members in the Denver, Colorado area. In this Episode, Mike shares his experiences on the benefits that can arise when online relationships ... More

Craig Elias is a highly-successful Sales Professional and the creator of Trigger-Based Selling - a sales training program that teaches users to identify & capitalize on the key 'Trigger' events that influence How, Why and When people are most receptive to making buying decisions. In 2003, Craig was the winner of the 'Billion Dollar ... More

Jeff Sheard is the Channels Director for Cisco Systems in Sydney, Australia. In this Episode, Jeff discusses how Cisco is using new Web 2.0 applications & other tools, such as Facebook, Second Life and Immersive Telepresence as tools for Online Collaboration - and the productivity benefits & cost savings they deliver ... More

Shaun Gisbourne is a Telemarketing Specialist in Leicester, UK - and by his own admission, unlike some of my previous guests, is NOT a LinkedIn 'Power User'. Instead, Shaun represents a typical 'Connections' listener - who was invited to appear as a Guest for the show as a result of writing to me with some very interesting ... More

Vincent Wright is a prominent Blogger, Recruiter & Career Coach, a leading 'Social Network Catalyst' - and the 'King of the Yahoo! Groups'. Creator of more than 200 networking discussion groups, including MyLinkedInPowerForum (MLPF) - one of the largest groups dedicated to users of LinkedIn, Vincent ... More

In our first Episode for 2008, we talk with Steven Lubetkin, a Public Relations consultant from Philadelphia - and a leading producer of PodCasts, Mash-ups & other Web 2.0 solutions for the Corporate sector. Steven also tells a very interesting anecdote that illustrates the Mash-Up concept in action, involving Twitter & Flickr ... More

This week's guest is Melissa Giovagnoli, an Online Marketing Visionary, Public Speaker & Networking Coach. She is also the author of a number of books, including the best-seller: 'Networlding: Building Relationships and Opportunities for Success' - and was recently named by a leading business publication as 'The Best Networker ... More

Ross Dawson is a highly-intelligent, articulate & insightful Strategy Consultant, Author, Keynote Speaker and leading authority on Web 2.0, Social Networking and their applications in the business environment. In one of the most informative & stimulating conversations I've had the privilege of being of being involved in ... More

Jason Alba Jason Alba is Chief Executive Officer of JibberJobber.com - a leading Job Search Management Tool. He's also the author of a book on how to use LinkedIn more effectively, entitled 'I'm on LinkedIn - Now What?' Jason is a smart guy - with an easy conversational style and a ready chuckle. ... More

Steven Burda is a young Entrepreneur & Senior Financial Analyst with a Fortune 500 company.
He's also one of the Top 50 most-connected LinkedIn's users, according to TopLinked.com. As a 26-year old who has yet to realize any significant commercial benefit from his 10,000+ connections, Steven is a classic case of ... More




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