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Melonie Dodaro
Works at Top Dog Social Media
Attended Sheridan College
Lives in Kelowna, British Columbia
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Fascinating statistic, +Melonie Dodaro! What's the source? 
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Melonie Dodaro

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What really is #socialselling ?
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Good catch +Jill Rowley! I'll definitely get that changed! 
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What is everyone's plans for this weekend? Work? Relaxing? Spending time with the kids? Exercising?
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+alh777 . that sounds like a great weekend! I've been unfortunately busy with working away on some side projects - but I was able to get outside and enjoy the warm weather we had yesterday. :) 
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Melonie Dodaro

Social Selling Strategies  - 
Social selling isn't just the future, it's the PRESENT.

#SocialSelling   #QuoteOfTheDay   #SocialMedia  
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Social Selling Strategies  - 
What are you fixing, or supplementing?

Thank you +Chris Heffer for sharing Guy Kawasaki's absolutely amazing, resonating post on the art of evangelism. You can read it here:

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The BEST sales people are EVANGELISTS! 
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Melonie Dodaro

Social Selling Strategies  - 
Yes, most people should know this definition,  but I want to cover the basics before getting to the more advanced terms and strategies.

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"Sellers who've embraced social media are creating new opportunities that totally bypass traditional sales channels… It's about good selling -- using all the tools that are available to you today."
-Jill Konrath

Learn more about social selling here:

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Social selling isn't just the future, it's the present.
I hope you bought your ticket because the train is about to leave the station and your clients are sitting on it.
Are you going along with them?

Join the conversation and have access to tips, strategies, and other social selling experts that will help you in every facet of social selling.

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Happy friday everyone! So, as you can see it's a Starbucks Venti, No foam, extra hot, vanilla Latte day - and yes my order is a little long but it's the perfect order, so no judging me! ;)

What do you get at Starbucks? Any recommendations for me?

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+Destiny Tarin Ah, that is very true. What do you mean by ordering it upside down?
+Scott Bee Pike Place Roast is my all-time favourite drip coffee. I buy 5 pound bags of it at Costco usually - so I'm stocked for awhile ;P
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10 Social Selling Best Practices For Sales Teams

Whether you are a small operation or a Fortune 500 company, the person or team in charge of sales needs to have a social selling strategy in place or they open up a large vulnerability to competitors.

Current statistics show that 1 in 3 business professionals around the world are on LinkedIn. This makes LinkedIn an amazing tool that you can use to gain access to potential prospects in your target market. If you understand how to operate within the LinkedIn environment, social selling can be a powerful tool for your business and will only continue to get stronger with each passing year.


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Whether you're a solopreneur or running a large sales team, these 10 social selling best practices will help you leverage relationships to get sales online.
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elonie, olive u
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Social Media Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Social Media Trainer, LinkedIn Training, Social Media Strategist, Social Media Consultant, Social Media Manager, LinkedIn Expert
Social Media Marketing, LinkedIn Marketing, Social Media Strategic Planning, LinkedIn Training for Corporations, Keynote Speaker, Marketing
  • Top Dog Social Media
    Social Media Speaker, Social Media Trainer, Social Media Consultant, LinkedIn Sales Trainer, LinkedIn Expert, Social Media Strategist, 2010 - present
    Top Dog Social Media is a digital marketing agency specializing in online marketing, education based marketing, LinkedIn marketing and social media. Top Dog Social Media for businesses, professionals and corporate sales teams. Top Dog Social Media works with small to medium-sized businesses, Fortune 500 companies (for LinkedIn training for sales professionals), media companies and ad agencies.
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    Author, Speaker, Trainer, Founder and CEO of MindBody FX Weight Management Company, 2009 - 2012
  • Previously: Franchise owner of L A Weight Loss centers, Franchise owner of Herbal Magic weight loss centers, President & Co-founder of LifeSuccess Perfect Weight with Bob Proctor from the DVD The Secret
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Kelowna, British Columbia
Toronto, Ontario - Mississauga, Ontario - Vancouver, British Columbia - Calgary, Alberta - San Deigo, California - San Francisco, California - Victoria, British Columbia
Dubbed as Canada's #1 LinkedIn Expert & Social Media Trainer

Hi, I'm Melonie Dodaro, founder of Top Dog Social Media and I help businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals use social media marketing to boost their visibility, attract new customers and increase their revenue.

My team and I create profitable social media strategies for our clients. I've been recognized by the media as Canada's #1 LinkedIn Expert and social media strategist.

I am an international keynote speaker with extensive knowledge of social media marketing, and a particular focus on LinkedIn marketing.

I also provide corporate social media training and show sales teams (social selling) on how to use LinkedIn as an effective lead generation tool and be seen as a trust advisor. My social media training for sales people includes advanced LinkedIn training strategies.

I've created many tools to help businesses and professionals succeed at social media including my online courses Insanely Profitable Social Media and the LinkedIn Profit Formula.

I'm always available to answer questions about how to use social media marketing to grow your business on any of my social sites.

To learn more go to and feel free to connect with me on any of my social media sites, I welcome all invitations.

Here's some FREE social media resources for you:

[WEBINAR] Attract a Flood Of Leads Using LinkedIn:

8 Steps You Need To Follow To Have A Winning Facebook Page:

How to Create a Professional & Optimized LinkedIn Profile:

How to Create a Professional Twitter Profile That Gets Attention:

Social Media Speaker ♦ Keynote Speaker ♦ LinkedIn Marketing ♦ Social Media Trainer ♦ Social Media Consultant ♦ LinkedIn Training ♦ Social Media Strategist ♦ LinkedIn Expert ♦ LinkedIn Sales Training ♦ Corporate LinkedIn Training for Sales Professionals ♦ Social Media Training for Entrepreneurs and Professionals ♦ Social Selling

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Dubbed by the media as Canada's #1 LinkedIn Expert, Top 30 Most Influential Bloggers in PR, Contributor for Social Media Examiner & Canadian Business Journal, Top 100 Sales Experts to Follow on Twitter
  • Sheridan College
    Business Administration
    Business, Marketing, Human Resources, Accounting
  • Various Courses & Seminars
    Social Media Marketing
    Social media marketing, LinkedIn marketing, Blogging, SEO, Facebook marketing, Twitter marketing, Pinterest marketing, YouTube marketing, Relationship marketing, Sandler sales training, Guerrilla marketing, Social media strategies, Social selling
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Common mispellings of my name: Melanie Dodaro, Melonie Dorado