SSgt Raymond Gonzalez (USAF-SEP) has worked the streets of New York City as an Emergency Medical Technician, chased bad guys with the New York City Housing Police Department and explored the world as a Flight Medic with the United States Air Force. After serving his country, he pursued his entrepreneurial goals owning car dealerships in the Saint Louis Metro East, Southern IL region.

He lives in Plymouth, MA, has worked remotely for Shop.com deploying eCommerce enabled websites and social media solutions for small businesses and recently stood up the Business Development Center for Honda of Plymouth.

Currently he is the Massachusetts Veteran Program Coordinator for Vantage Mobility International and founder of the American Wheelchair Van Society connecting disabled warriors with State, Federal and Private funding for the purchase of specially adapted wheelchair vans in Boston, MA. His work has afforded the heroes of Massachusetts the independence and mobility they deserve.

LinkedIn Tip of the day | Russ Ventura

Linkedin Tip - - Using Tags, Notes and Exporting Contacts

On Linkedin, there are some great ways to keep track of your contacts. And since I have a terrible memory, I love these tricks! Is anyone else using tags, notes or exporting contacts? 

• TAGS: Create and edit tags on your contacts for tracking and email options (i.e. create a tag category for students you have met, guest speakers that have come to your events, recruiters, etc.). New tags can easily be added/created on your contacts page. 

• NOTES: Add in details about how you met someone. I feel like I forget people’s names and how I met them too quickly, so I love this quick tool (located on the contact person’s profile, lower right hand side). Also, go to “edit notes” to add in additional details. For example, for one alumni guest speaker, I added in the note about who his HR person is and what her email address is. That way I don’t loss track of it! 

• EXPORTING CONTACTS: You can export or download your contacts into an Excel spreadsheet. This can be done via the contacts tab at the bottom of the page. I couldn’t believe how easy it was!

by: Russ Ventura

Source: raymondgonzalez.com