SPEAKING

Book Melonie to Speak to Your Conference or Company on LinkedIn, Social Selling and Digital Sales & Marketing

SPEAKING

Book Melonie to Speak to Your Conference or Company on LinkedIn, Social Selling and Digital Sales & Marketing

Melonie Dodaro is a preeminent authority on social selling and LinkedIn, author of two #1 bestselling books, LinkedIn Unlocked and The LinkedIn Code, and creator of Cracking the LinkedIn Code 3.0 an online training and coaching program.

She is one of the most in demand LinkedIn speakers in the world, regularly addressing conference and corporate audiences throughout Europe and North America. While running Top Dog Social Media, Melonie makes time for keynote speaking engagements dozens of times each year.

A few things you may not know about Melonie

  • Her book, LinkedIn Unlocked, quickly became an international best seller hitting #1 in USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Brazil and Australia in 63 categories
  • She is a serial entrepreneur whose initial interest in social media began as she was trying to figure out how to use it for another company she owned
  • Originally from Canada, Melonie now makes her home in Amsterdam with frequent travel across Europe and North America
  • Melonie is a go-to person when media outlets are looking for quotable experts on social media
  • Melonie is a contributing author to Social Media Examiner, LinkedIn Sales Solutions Blog, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog, Social Media Today, Canadian Business Journal and other publications

Melonie Dodaro is a preeminent authority on social selling and LinkedIn, author of two #1 bestselling books, LinkedIn Unlocked and The LinkedIn Code, and creator of Cracking the LinkedIn Code 3.0 an online training and coaching program.

She is one of the most in demand LinkedIn speakers in the world, regularly addressing conference and corporate audiences throughout Europe and North America. While running Top Dog Social Media, Melonie makes time for keynote speaking engagements dozens of times each year.

A few things you may not know about Melonie

  • Her book, LinkedIn Unlocked, quickly became an international best seller hitting #1 in USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Brazil and Australia in 63 categories
  • She is a serial entrepreneur whose initial interest in social media began as she was trying to figure out how to use it for another company she owned
  • Originally from Canada, Melonie now makes her home in Europe with frequent travel throughout  UK, Netherlands, Canada and USA
  • Melonie is a go-to person when media outlets are looking for quotable experts on social media
  • Melonie is a regular contributor to Social Media Examiner, LinkedIn Sales Solutions Blog, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog, Social Media Today, Canadian Business Journal and other publications

Your attendees have questions. Melonie Dodaro has answers.

Nothing wakes up a business audience and keeps them awake like actionable answers to pressing questions.  

Those answers — and the uniquely passionate, personable and no-nonsense way she has of delivering them — have made bestselling author Melonie Dodaro a sought-after LinkedIn, Social Selling and Digital Sales & Marketing keynote speaker to conferences and company events for English speaking audiences everywhere.

For audiences ranging from less than 100 to more than 5,000 attendees

  • Sales teams
  • Business groups
  • Conferences
    • Social media
    • Sales
    • Marketing
  • Government and non-profit organizations

No fluff. No buzzwords. Just densely-packed how-to guidance that inspires audience members to take charge of their digital futures.

As noted social media keynote speaker and Facebook marketing expert Mari Smith said after seeing Melonie speak,

“I’m blown away by her ability to break down even the most complex of topics into bite size nuggets that has light bulbs popping from the entire audience.”
Mari Smith

Your attendees have questions. Melonie Dodaro has answers.

Nothing wakes up a business audience and keeps them awake like actionable answers to pressing questions.  

Those answers — and the uniquely passionate, personable and no-nonsense way she has of delivering them — have made bestselling author Melonie Dodaro a sought-after LinkedIn, Social Selling and Digital Sales & Marketing keynote speaker to conferences and company events for English speaking audiences everywhere.

For audiences ranging from less than 100 to more than 5,000 attendees

  • Sales teams
  • Business groups
  • Conferences
    • Social media
    • Sales
    • Marketing
  • Government and non-profit organizations

No fluff. No buzzwords. Just densely-packed how-to guidance that inspires audience members to take charge of their digital futures.

As noted social media keynote speaker and Facebook marketing expert Mari Smith said after seeing Melonie speak,

“I’m blown away by her ability to break down even the most complex of topics into bite size nuggets that has light bulbs popping from the entire audience.”
Mari Smith

Just some of the questions answered
— with step-by-step directions
— in Melonie’s speaking engagements

  • Is social selling real, or is it just a new buzzword?
  • How do I use LinkedIn effectively without being tagged as a spammer?
  • Why should I believe that digital sales works better than traditional sales?
  • Does anyone ever really read my LinkedIn profile?
  • To succeed in social selling, what are the things I absolutely need to do?
  • Can I generate leads on LinkedIn?
  • Sales and marketing alignment? Are you kidding me?

Just some of the questions answered — with step-by-step directions — in Melonie’s speaking engagements

  • Is social selling real, or is it just a new buzzword?
  • How do I use LinkedIn effectively without being tagged as a spammer?
  • Why should I believe that digital sales works better than traditional sales?
  • Does anyone ever really read my LinkedIn profile?
  • To succeed in social selling, what are the things I absolutely need to do?
  • Can I generate leads on LinkedIn?
  • Sales and marketing alignment? Are you kidding me?

HOW TO GO FROM COLD LINKEDIN CONNECTION TO CLIENT

Melonie’s international bestseller, LinkedIn Unlocked has become the go-to resource for businesses and individuals worldwide, laying out a step-by-step guide to attract, convert and sell using LinkedIn. Her LinkedIn Unlocked keynote presentation is a riveting, task-based wakeup call to every attendee who has been ignoring LinkedIn or using it incorrectly.

What You Will Learn

  1. How to set up a process to have more leads and prospects that you could ever want
  2. The LINK Method™, Melonie’s proprietary lead generation formula for converting new LinkedIn connections into clients
  3. How to avoid the mistakes that others make that destroys trust and damages their credibility
“… Melonie is truly one of the foremost authorities on social media marketing, and easily a top 10 speaker in the world on LinkedIn.”
Paul Holmes
Organizer of Social Media Camp
“Melonie did an excellent job of tailoring her message to our crowd, offering valuable information that our attendees could apply to their own social media practices to grow their businesses and increase effectiveness.”
Mark Phillips
Vice President, HelmsBriscoe

HOW TO GO FROM COLD LINKEDIN CONNECTION TO CLIENT

Melonie’s international bestseller, LinkedIn Unlocked has become the go-to resource for businesses and individuals worldwide, laying out a step-by-step guide to attract, convert and sell using LinkedIn. Her LinkedIn Unlocked keynote presentation is a riveting, task-based wakeup call to every attendee who has been ignoring LinkedIn or using it incorrectly.

What You Will Learn

  1. How to set up a process to have more leads and prospects then you could ever want
  2. The LINK Method™, Melonie’s proprietary lead generation formula for converting new LinkedIn connections into clients
  3. How to avoid the mistakes that others make that destroys trust and damages their credibility
“… Melonie is truly one of the foremost authorities on social media marketing, and easily a top 10 speaker in the world on LinkedIn.”
Paul Holmes
Organizer of Social Media Camp
“Melonie did an excellent job of tailoring her message to our crowd, offering valuable information that our attendees could apply to their own social media practices to grow their businesses and increase effectiveness.”
Mark Phillips
Vice President, HelmsBriscoe
“She had them at "hello"! … No one else has optimized LinkedIn the way Dodaro has done and continues to do in her cracking of the LinkedIn Code."
Patrick Marshall
TEC Canada/Vistage Chair, Victoria, BC
“I’ve promoted speakers around the world for 20+ years. I had the pleasure of learning from Melonie, and it was the most relevant training that I’ve seen. I can’t wait to start booking her to speak and train on LinkedIn all over the world.”
Gail Kingsbury
Event Promoter, Co-author of Speak and Grow Rich, Oregon, USA

I HAVE A LINKEDIN PROFILE, NOW WHAT? [SOCIAL SELLING ROADMAP]

Marketing activities that don’t produce ROI are a waste of time, and connecting with your ideal prospects on LinkedIn is only as important as your ability to convert a healthy percentage of them into clients. In this keynote presentation, Melonie shows you how to do just that.

What You Will Learn

  1. The 5 E’s to an effective LinkedIn and social selling strategy
  2. The right way to engage your leads and prospects in conversation on LinkedIn
  3. How to develop expert positioning through the right use of content
“She had them at "hello"! … No one else has optimized LinkedIn the way Dodaro has done and continues to do in her cracking of the LinkedIn Code."
Patrick Marshall
TEC Canada/Vistage Chair, Victoria, BC
“I’ve promoted speakers around the world for 20+ years. I had the pleasure of learning from Melonie, and it was the most relevant training that I’ve seen. I can’t wait to start booking her to speak and train on LinkedIn all over the world.”
Gail Kingsbury
Event Promoter, Co-author of Speak and Grow Rich, Oregon, USA

I HAVE A LINKEDIN PROFILE, NOW WHAT? [SOCIAL SELLING ROADMAP]

Marketing activities that don’t produce ROI are a waste of time, and connecting with your ideal prospects on LinkedIn is only as important as your ability to convert a healthy percentage of them into clients. In this keynote presentation, Melonie shows you how to do just that.

What You Will Learn

  1. The 5 E’s to an effective LinkedIn and social selling strategy
  2. The right way to engage your leads and prospects in conversation on LinkedIn
  3. How to develop expert positioning through the right use of content

HOW TO CREATE A LINKEDIN PRESENCE WITH THE WOW EFFECT [PERSONAL BRANDING]

In this step-by-step presentation, you’ll learn how to turn your LinkedIn profile into a client-attracting magnet and have decision makers click “accept” to your connection requests.

What You Will Learn

  1. That everything you thought your LinkedIn profile should include is wrong, and what you need to write to build a powerful personal brand
  2. The three things decision makers look for before accepting your connection request
  3. How ensure that your profile resonates with your ideal clients and that you stand out
“Melonie delivers! I’m glad I asked Melonie to speak at The Big Social Summit in Las Vegas. As one of our keynote speakers, Melonie’s presentation gave the audience practical and crystal clear insights into using LinkedIn. The entire audience was inspired and fully engaged. I highly recommend Melonie for any company looking to have a top-notch social media speaker at their event!”
Lance Joe
San Francisco, California
“Melonie is truly the master of all things LinkedIn and social selling. I have learned so much from her, and I even had her speak at one of my events in Amsterdam. The audience was blown away by the strategies she shared that they can use immediately to grow their speaking business using LinkedIn.”
Ernesto Verdugo
Event Promoter, Houston, Texas

HOW TO CREATE A LINKEDIN PRESENCE WITH THE WOW EFFECT [PERSONAL BRANDING]

In this step-by-step presentation, you’ll learn how to turn your LinkedIn profile into a client-attracting magnet and have decision makers click “accept” to your connection requests.

What You Will Learn

  1. That everything you thought your LinkedIn profile should include is wrong, and what you need to write to build a powerful personal brand
  2. The three things decision makers look for before accepting your connection request
  3. How ensure that your profile resonates with your ideal clients and that you stand out
“Melonie delivers! I’m glad I asked Melonie to speak at The Big Social Summit in Las Vegas. As one of our keynote speakers, Melonie’s presentation gave the audience practical and crystal clear insights into using LinkedIn. The entire audience was inspired and fully engaged. I highly recommend Melonie for any company looking to have a top-notch social media speaker at their event!”
Lance Joe
San Francisco, California
“Melonie is truly the master of all things LinkedIn and social selling. I have learned so much from her, and I even had her speak at one of my events in Amsterdam. The audience was blown away by the strategies she shared that they can use immediately to grow their speaking business using LinkedIn.”
Ernesto Verdugo
Event Promoter, Houston, Texas
“Melonie ignited our crowd with her LinkedIn presentation at the Spark Women's Leadership Conference. Engaging, knowledgeable and personable - Melonie was a standout presenter at our premiere event.”
Judy Kucharuk
Prince George, British Columbia
“Melonie Dodaro is a knowledgeable and gifted social media trainer. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her present and train in various environments and am blown away by her ability to break down even the most complex of topics, and teach in bite size nuggets in a manner that has light bulbs popping from the entire audience!

It’s one thing for audience members to get insights from the presenter; it’s a whole other thing for the audience to get practical how-to’s that they can immediately apply – that’s exactly what Melonie provides, especially around LinkedIn. I have no hesitation in recommending her for speaking and training opportunities.”
Mari Smith
Social Media Speaker, San Diego, California

TRUST IS THE NEW MARKETING CURRENCY

Yes, people prefer to buy from those they know, like and trust. But online, no one will ever get to know you or like you if they don’t trust you. Lack of trust kills most social selling efforts before they ever get off the ground. Learn proven techniques from Melonie that will help you establish the trust you need.

What You Will Learn

  1. How to build trust and credibility online
  2. Once you’ve established trust, what’s next?
  3. The difference between selling and authentically engaging
“Melonie ignited our crowd with her LinkedIn presentation at the Spark Women's Leadership Conference. Engaging, knowledgeable and personable - Melonie was a standout presenter at our premiere event.”
Judy Kucharuk
Prince George, British Columbia
“Melonie Dodaro is a knowledgeable and gifted social media trainer. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her present and train in various environments and am blown away by her ability to break down even the most complex of topics, and teach in bite size nuggets in a manner that has light bulbs popping from the entire audience!

It’s one thing for audience members to get insights from the presenter; it’s a whole other thing for the audience to get practical how-to’s that they can immediately apply – that’s exactly what Melonie provides, especially around LinkedIn. I have no hesitation in recommending her for speaking and training opportunities.”
Mari Smith
Social Media Speaker, San Diego, California

TRUST IS THE NEW MARKETING CURRENCY

Yes, people prefer to buy from those they know, like and trust. But online, no one will ever get to know you or like you if they don’t trust you. Lack of trust kills most social selling efforts before they ever get off the ground. Learn proven techniques from Melonie that will help you establish the trust you need.

What You Will Learn

  1. How to build trust and credibility online
  2. Once you’ve established trust, what’s next?
  3. The difference between selling and authentically engaging

Melonie is also available for full-day workshops as well as fully-customized LinkedIn and Social Selling training programs.

Partial list of recent speaking events

  • Social Media Marketing World [San Diego]
  • Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies CAIPA [Turks & Caicos]
  • FDI International [Frankfurt, Germany]
  • Rise & Lead [The Hague, Netherlands]
  • Barrington National Marketing Conference [Bahamas]
  • The Big Social Media Conference [Manchester, UK]
  • Social Media Summit [Dublin, Ireland]
  • HelmsBriscoe Annual Conference [Las Vegas, NV]
  • Vistage & TEC Canada
  • National Limousine Association Conference [Las Vegas, NV]
  • Social Media Camp [Victoria, BC]
  • The Financial Advisors Conference of Canada
  • TransCore Link Logistics [Toronto]
  • SOHO SME Expo [Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver]
  • SMAC NYXPO Summit [New York City]
  • Wine Kitz National Franchise Conference
  • Social Boom Conference – Social Selling Made Easy [Tampa, Florida]
  • University of British Columbia
  • Spark Women’s Leadership Conference
  • Power in Partners (Calgary, Kelowna)

Melonie is also available for full-day workshops as well as fully-customized LinkedIn and Social Selling training programs.

Partial list of recent speaking events

  • Social Media Marketing World [San Diego]
  • Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies CAIPA [Turks & Caicos]
  • FDI International [Frankfurt, Germany]
  • Rise & Lead [The Hague, Netherlands]
  • Barrington National Marketing Conference [Bahamas]
  • The Big Social Media Conference [Manchester, UK]
  • Social Media Summit [Dublin, Ireland]
  • HelmsBriscoe Annual Conference [Las Vegas, NV]
  • Vistage & TEC Canada
  • National Limousine Association Conference [Las Vegas, NV]
  • Social Media Camp [Victoria, BC]
  • The Financial Advisors Conference of Canada
  • TransCore Link Logistics [Toronto]
  • SOHO SME Expo [Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver]
  • SMAC NYXPO Summit [New York City]
  • Wine Kitz National Franchise Conference
  • Social Boom Conference – Social Selling Made Easy [Tampa, Florida]
  • University of British Columbia
  • Spark Women’s Leadership Conference
  • Power in Partners (Calgary, Kelowna)

What audiences have to say about Melonie’s speaking engagements:

“I saw Melonie present and there is little doubt that she is an expert and highly gifted relationship builder. She happens to do it with a laser like focus in technology and digital platforms like LinkedIn.”

Tom Nguyen

WinCorp Solutions, Irvine, California

“Melonie’s presentation at Social Media Camp, on the proper use of LinkedIn, was “over the top” fantastic! I’m super happy with the results I’ve achieved just by following her advice.”

Jens Nielsen

Whitehorse, Yukon

“Melonie’s presentation was a 5/5 in every category. I’ve seen a lot of presentations, this was not only excellent, it was completely actionable.”

Robert (Bob) Sinclair

TEC Canada/Vistage Chair, West Vancouver, BC

“I had the pleasure to watch Melonie speak at a leadership event in The Hague. The knowledge she shared can be applied right away to my business to increase my visibility, engagement and gain clients from LinkedIn.”

Alena Hielema

Business Coach, The Hague, Netherlands

“I attended a session where Melonie shared valuable information with the audience on how to more effectively use LinkedIn.

She was full of tips and tricks to increase visibility, engagement and build relationships. What she teaches is highly relevant to both small businesses and large corporations.”

Snezana Zivcevska-Stalpers

Manager of Technology & Innovation at IBM, Netherlands

“I just came out of training with Melonie, and now I understand exactly how to nurture LinkedIn connections into relationships where the real business happens. Melonie provides a roadmap on how to drive sales consistently and predictably using LinkedIn.

I would recommend Melonie’s training for three reasons:

1. Melonie understands that it’s not about the technology, it’s just a tool to build better relationships.

2. She comes with a wealth of expertise and information that allows you to be more strategic with how you implement LinkedIn for your business.

3. Melonie understands how to generate leads and sales for your business using LinkedIn.”

Chris Baldwin Ph.D.

TedX Speaker, CEO of 10X Digital, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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