Public Speaker

When used properly, LinkedIn is a business tool that can provide significant value to your bottom line“. – Teddy Burriss

In addition to his consulting practice, Teddy is available for speaking events for your large or small audience. He regularly delivers quality LinkedIn seminars, workshops, webinars and keynote speeches for corporations, associations and colleges.

TLB-Network-GroupTeddy starts each presentation by answering the question “Why?”, so that your attendees really understand the value of the subject matter they are learning before moving on to the specific teaching. This practice leads not only to a greater understanding of using social media for business but also a higher rate of implementation and therefore, success.

Each presentation is prepared specifically for your audience, with a goal of changing their social media routines in a positive way. Prior to the event, Teddy will research your business, your industry and will also learn about your unique goals and challenges so that he can craft his training accordingly.

Teddy Burriss has a way to instantly connect with any audience! [With Teddy], you know that it is going to be an exceptional event and that you must listen to what he says…ALL of what he says. – Don White

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About Teddy

Tlb-GoodwillTeddy Burriss is a LinkedIn expert, social media consultant, columnist, speaker and author who shares with this audiences steps to achieve success in business by building relationships and developing leads through the use of LinkedIn as a business tool.

Teddy has used LinkedIn as a business tool for over 10 years and he knows what works (and what doesn’t) when using LinkedIn to develop business relationships.

Teddy Burriss engaged an audience of trainers and instructional designers with practical information on using social media for organizational and career development. He received great reviews with words like “knowledgeable”, “motivating”, “relatable”. His delivery style is inviting, inspiring, and fun! Teddy’s easy and confident manner immediately made the environment comfortable and ripe for learning. He is an excellent speaker!” – Betty Parker, ATD Midlands Conference and Expo in Columbia, SC

Click here to contact TeddyTeddy is a proven leader with certifications such as Social Media Strategist, DiSC and DDI Facilitator and Sandler Sales Professional. His expert articles have been featured in USA Today College and News & Record. He has two highly reviewed books: Networking for Mutual Benefit and Success Using Social Media. He’s a sought after speaker for business organizations and educational institutions such as IAAP, ATD, IREM, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University and Salem College.

Teddy Burriss was one of the most engaging speakers that we have ever had as a presenter at our state convention. His workshops/seminars on social media and LinkedIn provided information that our members have found useful for their personal and professional interactions. His presentation style was fun and entertaining. – Patricia Sledge

On a personal note, Teddy is dedicated to his local community, especially to those that are unemployed. His business success allows him to volunteer 50 percent of his time as a Career Transition Coach to help individuals in need find suitable employment.

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Available Topics
Teddy speaks on the following topics. Because he knows that the greatest workshops are those that permanently change an attendee’s actions in a positive way, Teddy will adjust his training to match your business goals. In this way, each presentation is unique.

LinkedIn as a business tool

The rapid adoption of LinkedIn as a business tool continues to grow and no serious business can afford to ignore their LinkedIn image. This knowledge packed seminar will help you and your team create real value from your use of LinkedIn.

You'll learn:

• How to build a concise, clear and impactful presence on LinkedIn

• The best practices of building a relevant and meaningful network on LinkedIn

• The actions, tasks, and tactics required to develop a strong and positive reputation on LinkedIn

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Social Media Best Practices for Business

Ignoring social media because you think it's not right for your business is a serious mistake that can impact your bottom line. When used properly, social media creates real value for your business by connecting you with potential clients and customers and creating a positive impression of your business before their first live interaction. During this discussion, you'll overcome the fears and perceived risks of integrating social media into your business.

You'll also learn:

• How to decide which social media tools and platforms to use

• Which types of content to create and share

• Who should be involved in your social media effort

• How to get consistent, meaningful value from social media


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Networking for Mutual Benefit

If you've ever said "I hate networking", this discussion is for you. Teddy can teach you how to turn networking into an enjoyable and rewarding experience. You'll learn how to approach networking events feeling relaxed and prepared to get value from your time spent.

You'll also learn how to:

• Strike up a conversation with someone new and enjoy it

• Instantly gain trust and respect from people you've just met

• Expand your network diversely and relevantly

• Turn your network into your most valuable asset

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Building a Linkedin Profile - Workshop

Did you know? If you build your profiles correctly, you and your entire business development team can be found on the first page of LinkedIn or Google search.


You only get one chance to deliver a solid first impression on LinkedIn. Teddy's 10+ years of experience with LinkedIn will help you save time and effort by training your team in best practices and tactics to create a profile that stands out in your industry. During this highly engaging 3-hour group workshop, you'll learn how to:

• strategically use the right words in your profile to get noticed

• develop impactful and relevant content for your summary and experience sections (plus why this is important)

• decide what to share, what to exclude and what your prospective clients are looking for in your profile.


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Building a LinkedIn Network - Workshop

Did you know? Your LinkedIn Network is an important gateway to some of your greatest business opportunities.


Your LinkedIn network is more than just a pile of business cards. It's a collection of unique individuals who have connections to even more unique individuals, many of whom you’d like to connect with over time. Social networking is all about finding, developing and nurturing these relationships. During this 3 hour intensive group workshop, attendees will discover:

• how to use LinkedIn for research and to find new connections

• how to form a positive relationship with every new connection

• how to introduce yourself to people who don't know you via LinkedIn

• best practices of accepting and sending LinkedIn connection requests

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Building a reputation on Linkedin - Workshop

Did you know? Your online Reputation can be as important, if not more important than your local reputation to your future best client.


Building a strong, positive reputation on LinkedIn can only occur through an investment of engagement with your network. This requires strategy, thoughtfulness and time. Great reputations can’t be created haphazardly. During this 3 hour in-depth group workshop, attendees will learn:

• How to deliver content on LinkedIn that gets your business noticed

• How to find content that is worthy of sharing with your network

• How to distribute LinkedIn content across other social media channels for maximum success

• How to become a LinkedIn author

• How to measure your reputation on LinkedIn



Grab a time slot from my calendar and let’s have a quick 10 minute phone call to tell me about your event, presentation needs and scheduling.


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