Linkedin for executives: Create a powerful personal brand
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Linkedin for executives: Create a powerful personal brand

The new CV: Your digital reputation. Get your Linkedin profile to No.1 with 40 proven tips in less than 2 hours.
4.0 (24 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
219 students enrolled
Created by Valeria Dominguez
Last updated 2/2016
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn how to rank No.1 for your profession via your chosen keywords on Linkedin. You will be found by recruiters and increase your chances of landing your dream job or opportunity.
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  • No previous action or knowledge is necessary other than having an active Linkedin account.

The class talks about how to build your personal brand in the digital world and focuses primarily on your Linkedin profile as the centerpiece of your career. A vast portion of the class is a social media training class and covers the mechanics of how to better position yourself within the Linkedin ecosystem and how to use your profile to further your business interests.

The objective of the class is to position you as an authority in your field. In order to do so we will go over 38 tips that will allow you to rank No.1 for your profession on Linkedin. We will learn basic SEO (Search Engine Optimization) concepts, Linkedin marketing and how to track & manage your online reputation.

The people that most benefit from this class are those who would like to keep growing professionally and aspire to have an optimized business profile on LInkedin, one that is SEO friendly and shows up on recruiter searches.

The 3 steps to a better career are:

Identify your competitive advantage

Create your digital CV (personal website, business Linkedin profile, google search results for your name and your social media persona)

Get a better job


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Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to get recruited for a better job, get more clients for his/her firm, become an advisory board member, get offered speaking engagements, consulting opportunities, become a published author or columnist, teach a class at a University, get into a top University or masters program etc...anyone with career ambition can greatly benefit from an optimized and highly ranking Linkedin profile.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
2 Lectures 17:42

The CV is dead, it´s a Linkedin world. The new CV is a collage of your personal website/online cv, press, public speaking, conferences, awards, your professional social media presence and your Linkedin profile in the epicenter.

The objective of this class is to position you as an authority in your field

We will go over the 38 tips that will allow you to rank No.1 for your profession in Linkedin. I will teach you basic SEO concepts so that you are found by recruiters. Another important aspect we will cover is how to track and manage your online reputation.

Who should take this class?

Anyone who wants to get recruited for a better job

Get more clients for his/her firm

Become an advisory board member

Get offered speaking engagements

Consulting opportunities

Become a published author or columnist

Teach a class at a University

Get into a top University or masters program



Tip 1. Find your competitive advantage

Tip 2. Feedback from your environment exercise

Tip 3. Find your heros

Tip 4. Find the quotes that inspire you


Tip 5. Do the keyword exercise with Google Adwords

Tip 6. Create your final keyword cheatsheet

Tip 7. Apply keywords to all Linkedin sections


Tip 8. Learn SEO Basics to position your profile

Tip 9. Become a master linkbuilder

Tip 10. Never stop learning


Tip 11. Stalk yourself

Tip 12. Face reality

Tip 13. Create a control panel


Tip 14. The importance of an image

Tip 15. Showstopper branding


Tip 16. Fill out 100% of the profile

Tip 17. Think of professionals, not skills

Tip 18. Customize your URL

Tip 19. Be easy to get in touch with

Tip 20. Maximize your 120 characters

Tip 21. Be human

Tip 22. What is your call to action?


Tip 23. Be futuristic

Tip 24. Be a keyword stuffer


Tip 25. Make sure your profile is public

Tip 26. Expand your network actively

Tip 27. Join Groups

Tip 28. Be warm, don´t automate

Tip 29. Be premium

Tip 30. Enlist the power of third party endorsement


Tip 31. Be active, get noticed

Tip 32. Post your published work

Tip 33. Make Linkedin your blog


Tip 34. Do outbound linking

Tip 35. Add presentations via Slideshare

Tip 36. Add your press

Tip 37. Add video to your profile

Tip 38. Surprise!

There are 3 steps to a better career:

1. Identify your competitive advantage

2. Create your digital CV (personal website, linkedin profile, google search results for your name, social media persona)

3. Get a better job

Thank you for considering taking this class, hope to see you inside!!


Preview 11:45

My educational background includes a mechanical engineering degree from Canadian Queen´s University and an MBA from IE Business School in Spain.

I´m also currently enrolled in an executive MBA called the PLD (program for leadership development) at Harvard Business School which I will graduate from in July 2016.

I have lived in the United States, Canada, England, Germany, Switzerland and currently in Spain which is where my family is from. I speak English, Spanish, French and German with native fluency.

For the past 5 years I have been the corporate director of eCommerce and Omni-channel of an international fashion brand with 650 boutiques in 35 countries. This has been an extraordinary experience that has allowed me to specialize in eCommerce & digital strategy further. I was already doing digital marketing & website building in New York City but I´m now managing a much larger 40 person team and get to learn about everything from warehousing, logistics, eCommerce platforms, hosting, CMS, email marketing, CRM, branding, public relations etc… whereas before it was primarily digital marketing, branding & pr.

I now have 10 years of hiring manager experience and am still to this day involved in the recruitment of talent on a daily basis so I see a lot of resumes, cover letters and yes, Linkedin profiles.

I am lucky to be able to spend significant time traveling, attending conferences, learning from the world´s leaders in digital strategy and also be able to give back and create an environment of sharing & abundance via my work as a speaker. This more strategic, thoughtful work forces me to think big picture when the day to day work is often about problem resolution at a different, more detailed scale and is more action oriented. This balance of powers between strategy work that i prepare for interviews and conferences with the day to day implementation in the business world has given me a lot of confidence in my executive decisions and so far we are experiencing exceptional business results.

Preview 05:57
2 Lectures 10:41

This lecture deals with the beginning of the identity work which will slowly allow you to choose the professional persona, through keywords, that you will then work on positioning highly for.

Since life and goals often change often, it´s best to start fresh every time and see if you are on the right path and if so, can you possibly be aiming higher and closer to your true goals.

Tips 1-2: Find your competitive advantage and get feedback from your environment

Tips 3-4: Find your heroes & quotes that inspire you
1 Lecture 10:44

The keyword exercise is the practical implementation of the identity work.

Keywords are those words that best summarize who you are in the business world. They are the words that you would like to show up for when someone searches for them. For example, if someone searches for an eCommerce Director in Spain or Latin America because they are looking for talent or a digital speaker to keynote at a conference…that´s a search I would like my profile to come up for, both in Google and in Linkedin. In order for that to happen, the Linkedin and Google search engines need to have understood that you might be a relevant search result. You do this in many ways but one very potent one is to have those keywords all over your profile, not the point it would look spammy to a person reading it but enough that your name and profile are linked to them.

Tips 5-7: Keyword exercise, cheatsheet & implementation in profile
1 Lecture 17:58
Tips 8-10: Learn SEO to rank higher, become a master link builder & more sources
1 Lecture 08:48

This section is called the audit and I created it to show you how to monitor your online reputation and track your SEO performance over time.

Tips 11-13: Stalk yourself, face reality and create a control panel
1 Lecture 07:23

This section talks about creating a killer profile and it starts with the importance of an image, first impressions and your ability to stop people in their tracks with showstopper personal branding.

Tips 14-15: The importance of an image & showstopper branding
1 Lecture 12:37

This section covers the basics of how to get your profile to all star level which means 100% complete.

Tips 16-22: How to fill out 100% of your profile step by step
1 Lecture 15:19

This section will teach you how to become a keyword stuffer and see all of the opportunities you have to label yourself with keywords.

Tips 23-24: Be futuristic and a keyword stuffer
1 Lecture 10:16
Tips 25-30: Be public, expand your network & the power of 3rd party endorsement
1 Lecture 10:19
Tips 31-33: Be active, get noticed, publish work and blog on Linkedin
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About the Instructor
Valeria Dominguez
4.0 Average rating
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219 Students
1 Course
Harvard Business School. eCommerce Director. Fashion exec

Valeria is the eCommerce & Omni-channel Director and a member of the steering committee at fashion retail brand Adolfo Dominguez, a publicly traded company founded in 1976 with 650 boutiques in 35 countries. She has recently graduated from Harvard Business School with an executive MBA (PLD 22)

Valeria is an award winning speaker on digital strategy and attends/speaks at all major international eCommerce conferences. She consults on digital strategy and eCommerce at Expert Platform Clarity.

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS for Adolfo Dominguez online
Sales have increased by 1,918% (multiplied the business by 20)
Double digit Ebitda since year 1
Online store is No.1 (out of 650)
Site is TOP 5 most searched for fashion brand (Google)
Launch of the eBusiness in 25 EU countries, Mexico & USA
Logistics revamp: 95% of packages ship on same business day
Award winning mobile strategy with responsive site, iPhone/Android APPs with product scanner
Economic value of media appearances: 2,7M€

No. 8 on the Choiseul 100 Economic Leaders of Tomorrow (´16)
IE Business School´s business woman of the month ('15)
Best Multichannel Integration in eCommerce, Finalist (Digital Economy Forum,'15)
Best Customer Service, 2nd Prize (eShow magazine eAwards, '15)
Site was ranked top 3 best eCommerce sites in Spain (Modaes, '13)

Previously she was a Vice president at The Corcoran Group and a consistent top producer, ranked among the top 1.7% of brokers nation-wide. 

Originally from Spain, Valeria has native fluency in English, Spanish, French and German. 
After attending boarding schools in Switzerland, England and Germany, she earned a Bachelor of Science with honors in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada and an executive MBA from IE Business School and Harvard Business School.