Sandy Jones-Kaminski is a self-described "networking enthusiast" and the author of the #1 pick on the Inc.com 2010 Business Book Wish List titled, "I'm at a Networking Event--Now What???" As a speaker and presenter, she shares her practical advice, professional insights and best practices on effective networking, LinkedIn and personal branding via keynotes, webinars, workshops and by co-hosting in-person networking events called Pay It Forward Parties. She's known for engaging and energizing her audiences (a brief video is from BlogHer '13 in Chicago) and is actively sought as a LinkedIn, social selling, professional networking and online personal branding expert by event organizers and the media. A speaker montage video can be found here.
Below are just a few of the ways Sandy's been described by her clients and audience members over the past few years:
- Engaging, upbeat and high-energy
- The Suze Orman of LinkedIn
- Networking guru
- Fun and informative
- The queen of social networking tips
- LinkedIn savant
- Extremely knowledgeable and personable
- Excellent speaker
- LinkedIn ninja
- Super easy to work with
- Networking sage
Sandy's been quoted by Bankrate, You're Hired!, Fox Business News, Yahoo! Small Business and MSNBC, and frequently speaks to business leaders, executive organizations, trade/user groups, professional associations and chamber organizations. She believes that beyond self-promotion, networking builds community and creates healthier and stronger business environments. At events, Sandy prides herself on creating relaxed, yet professional environments where people always leave feeling energized, more connected and confident about the quality of the new connections made as well as their ability to recreate the experience on their own in the future.
In addition, Sandy is also a bylined columnist for Showcasing Women, LinkedIn, Business2Community and onTargetjobs. She's been an active and daily user/member of LinkedIn since early 2004, has attended multiple in-depth training sessions delivered by LinkedIn’s own executives, was invited to participate in their 100M member campaign and to present a Marketing session for SMBs on LinkedIn at a Linked Live event in Silicon Valley and is a member of the Friends of LinkedIn group which she was invited to join back in 2009.
Phone: (415) 613-8508
Sandy has occasionally donated her time to speak at local non-profit events that are close to her heart. Furthermore, fees can vary based on flexibility to sell copies of her book. To discuss details for any engagement, please contact her directly via the number above or a by message here.