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UCOL's Public Lecture Series: Linda Coles


Thu 24 May 2018, 4:30pm–6:00pm

Where: UCOL Institute of Technology, Cnr King & Princess Sts, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: marketingteam

Hear from international speaker, author and one of the world's 500 LinkedIn Influencers, Linda Coles.

Join UCOL as we host Linda Coles, international speaker, author and one of the world’s 500 LinkedIn Influencers, as she discusses the importance of personal brand, her work as an influencer and ‘quick wins’ as part of UCOL’s Public Lecture Series.

"People buy from people, they don’t buy from companies".

Founder of Blue Banana, a digital marketing coaching business, Linda has had over ten years experience in the digital space. She has been a LinkedIn influencer since the programme was launched in 2012 beside influencers such as Sir Richard Branson and Barack Obama.

With a following of 600,000 people, Linda’s articles have had 1.5 million views on LinkedIn alone and have been in well-known publications such as the Huffington Post, NZ Herald, NZBusiness Magazine and Social Media Examiner.

Along with her articles, Linda has written and traditionally published four books on marketing including, ‘Social Media for Business’, ‘Marketing with Social Media’, ‘Start with Hello’ and ‘Learn Marketing with Social Media in 7 Days’.

Linda has had vast experience in presenting speeches across both the national and international stage and will enlighten the crowd as to why it is important to develop a personal brand and quick and easy ways you can achieve this.

“Think about developing the brand of Ask yourself, what is it you want to be known for? How do you want others to see you and what do you need to do, both on and offline?”

- 4.30pm: Arrive for drinks and nibbles
- 4.50pm: Mihi/Welcome
- 4.55pm: Linda Coles
- 5.30 - 5.45pm: Questions and networking

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