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LinkedIn Profile Update Testimonials for Mark Stonham and Wurlwind

LinkedWin Pimp Your LinkedIn Profile ImageMany clients see huge benefits in having their LinkedIn Profile re-written professionally.

Here are a selection of comments and LinkedIn Profile Update Testimonials about the process and results achieve with a rewritten LinkedIn Profile.

Click on the links to visit their profiles on LinkedIn and see for yourself.

If you’d like a Professional, Engaging and Compelling LinkedIn Personal Profile as a solid foundation for your LinkedIn Sales and Social Selling activity please send an email to me at mark@wurlwind.co.uk.

Customer feedback and LinkedIn Profile Update testimonials.

Marc Lawn LinkedIn Profile Image

Mark’s support & advice is invaluable for anyone who is looking to stand out from the crowd. His business background means that his recommendations are not only thoughtful & thought provoking but they are relevant & not just theoretical.

Ian Parker LinkedIn Profile Image

I turned to Mark to take an objective look at my personal branding, LinkedIn profile and business positioning. As the “outsider” he promptly bought much needed “fresh thinking” to my LinkedIn profile and corporate page. Ideas that I rapidly flowed into my website and Twitter banner. His recommendations were well thought out and have readily chimed with my target audiences.

Andy Pye LinkedIn Profile Image

I was referred to Mark when I realised I needed to improve my LinkedIn Profile having moved from contractor to business owner. Mark gained an excellent understanding of my business and wrote a really clear description of the service I offer, targeting me towards the type of clients I was looking for.

Konrad Jelen LinkedIn Profile Photo

Mark is a great consultant possessing a unique ability to grasp one’s strengths, understand his client’s personality, experience and potential – and forge it into a great story and a professional profile – one that helped me get more customers and networks than ever before.

I personally recommend the Profile Update service, as Mark has extensively improved my own LinkedIn profile. This includes sharply refocusing existing content, adding valuable new content, and numerous other actions that establish me as a subject matter expert. Don’t hesitate.

Andy Paterson-Jones LinkedIn Image

We commissioned Mark to rewrite the LinkedIn Profiles of the 4 founders and create the LinkedIn Company Page when we launched our Premium Brands Agency “The London Gentleman”. We’re delighted that it’s helped us to initiate sales conversations with several premium brands and create some really high value opportunities. Mark’s approach and advice was excellent and really valuable.

Janice Moore LinkedIn Portrait

Mark did an amazing job with my LinkedIn profile. He was incredibly generous with his time, giving me advice and guidance way beyond my expectations. His input put me on a positive trajectory to help me work out what I really want to be doing. Well worth the investment.

Pat Thomas Linkedin Portrait

Within days of updating my LinkedIn Profile, using the approach Mark taught me, I received an inquiry that turned into a consultancy engagement over 3 months.

Elaine Hollerhead Portrait

I commissioned Mark to rewrite my LinkedIn profile. Mark was extremely thorough, helping me to clearly define my Service. I am now receiving more inquiries from relevant agencies. I cannot recommend Mark’s skills highly enough – he is certainly worthy of his reputation in the Bristol area as being ‘The LinkedIn Guru’!

Jean marc Penelon LinkedIn Image

Thank you for running the LinkedIn and Social Selling training course for us. I learned a lot about how powerful LinkedIn can be and your explanations will help us to maximize our search for prospects and partners. And our profiles look much better after you rewrote them.

Tom Lakos LinkedIn Portrait Image

I asked Mark to rewrite my LinkedIn profile as there are several sides to my training and fitness business, and because my English is not brilliant, probably never will be :). I am really pleased with the result, and have asked Mark to write the profiles of new members of my team. He knows what he is doing and I know I can trust him. I heard back from my referred clients too, he did a great job for them as well so I highly recommend him.

Mark Hutchinson LinkedIn Image

I engaged Mark to rewrite my LinkedIn profile and provide coaching services to help me get more out of LinkedIn. It was time and money very well spent. I’m confident the tactics and his insight will start to pay dividends in the near future. Mark’s reputation on LinkedIn is very well known and deserved.

Nick Cramp LinkedIn Profile Photo

Working with Mark to rewrite my LinkedIn profile was really valuable. He challenged me to think about what I wanted, what I was best at, who I was focusing on and what topics would start conversations with them. He then drew out and highlighted my credentials to support this

Gary McGeorge LinkedIn Image

I looked at my LinkedIn profile recently and thought how good it was. Then I remembered that Mark had written it for me over a year ago. I’m really impressed that it is still relevant and appropriate. Mark certainly captured the essence of what I do and wrote a profile that has stood the test of time and is proving to be an excellent investment for me.

Tom Faraday Portrait

Mark is hugely knowledgeable and went over and above to provide guidance on the best Social Selling strategy for my particular opportunity in addition to delivering a well researched, written and targeted profile update. Can’t recommend enough!

Mark re-wrote my LinkedIn personal profile and created our LinkedIn company page for a conference we were attending. Mark really understood our strengths and developed a very clear message for LinkedIn. I’m delighted with the results and he’s really given me confidence about how to use LinkedIn.

Mark updated my LinkedIn profile to show my portfolio of business activities and present it simply and clearly. He made the transformation process fast and easy. It was reassuring having an expert on board. I would highly recommend his “Pimp your LinkedIn Profile” service.

Phil O'Brien LinkedIn Profile Photo

Mark ran a LinkedIn training course for me and my team and then rewrote several of our LinkedIn profiles. The course gave us a great understanding of LinkedIn and several techniques for lead generation, and I’m delighted with the new profiles and still get tips from Mark from time to time.

David Monks LinkedIn Profile Picture

Following expert advice from Mark (a LinkedIn guru) and we’ve moved into top gear in our sales researching through using LinkedIn much more intelligently and with much better LinkedIn Profiles for the senior team.

Mike Wills LinkedIn Portrait Image

Having attended Mark’s LinkedIn Training I realised I needed a much better LinkedIn profile to support my transition and resettlement from the Army to a civilian career. When Mark interviewed me he drew out my strengths, experience and aspirations. His re-write has helped me focus and position myself to pursue career directions that I am passionate about, drawing on relevant experience. I thoroughly recommend Mark’s profile rewriting service.

Barry Hynd LinkedIn Portrait

Mark produced an amazing LinkedIn profile and was a pleasure to work with throughout. He really captured what I wanted to get across and was extremely patient with me as well. I’m delighted with the outcome and would not hesitate in recommending Mark to others.

Alan Mikkelson Portrait

Mark was very patient and professional with his help, training and guidance to create my profile. His knowledge of LinkedIn is exceptional.

Jon Welfoot LinkedIn Profile Image

Mark has been assisting me with my personal profile and how I can make better use of LinkedIn as a business development resource. Not only does he have an impressive grasp of his subject but his delivery is first class too. I have no hesitation in recommending Mark’s services.

Amy Grenham Linkedin Portrait

Mark worked with Desynit to optimise our personal and company presence on LinkedIn. Mark knows LinkedIn through and through, and how to make it work harder for your business. He has a great deal of experience and knowledge which he has built up by working with many different clients and businesses.

I am very happy to recommend Mark and his LinkedIn Training and Consultancy Services. We brought Mark in to help me and one of my senior team get more from LinkedIn. He gave us a number of tips on how we should use Linked in more effectively. Mark also helped us improve our profiles and create a company page profile. Well worth the time and investment if you’re keen to get more from LinkedIn.

Charles Moore LinkedIn Image

I engaged Mark to re-write my LinkedIn profile in April 2014. His approach was very thorough and created a professional and engaging profile highlighting my expertise and business value. Within a few days of the update I was receiving far more profile views and invitations to connect, and invitations I sent out were being accepted readily. As a direct result I was invited to an interview which led to an interim management position.

Mike Wilsher LinkedIn Profile Image

Mark did a brilliant job of seeing the wood for the trees on my LinkedIn profile. He managed to dissemble what I’m about and draw the thread through everything that I’ve done so that the whole adds up to more than the sum of the parts. I’m now delighted with my LinkedIn profile – it’s so much clearer, sharper and has so much more impact. Well done, Mark. It was a pleasure working with you too!

Different LinkedIn Profile styles for different roles

Having reviewed and written hundreds of LinkedIn profiles it’s clear that different roles deserve a different style of profile. Check out the following pages that outline the key points for each role and profile:

For more information, or a quote, please send an email to me at mark@wurlwind.co.uk.

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Website and social media case study for the Mirifice project

Mirifice logo for social media case studyThis short website, integrated marketing and social media case study highlights the three major phases and deliverables of a project for Mirifice, a network monitoring software supplier based in Bath.

Mirifice engaged Mark Stonham, founder and lead consultant at Wurlwind, to help them develop their online marketing and lead generation systems.

Over a two year period there were three major projects undertaken and successfully completed.

  • The largest was the Mirifice website replacement and integration project
  • The second was developing and kicking off the Mirifice Social Media plan
  • The third was Mirifice company and Mirimon product marketing support

Paul Tinkler, founder of Mirifice, outlines how pleased he was with the way the project went, and with the deliverables and outcomes.

Watch the video and read our website and social media case study below.

Each of the three phases included many elements, the main ones being:

1. Website replacement and integration

The website replacement project started with a Website Review and Action Plan undertaken by Mark, and completed with the website going live in time for a European trade exhibition, about 12 weeks later. The project included:

  • Design of an integrated online marketing and lead generation platform for Mirifice, including:
    • various ways to generate traffic and visitors, such as Search and Social Media and offline methods
    • multiple inquiry capture pages, essentially one for each major decision-maker persona
    • email marketing automation, and Loopfuse was selected against the criteria set out
    • integration with Salesforce.com, the CRM system already in use at Mirifice
    • use of Google Analytics for monitoring traffic and conversion and decision support for ongoing improvements
    • the preferred website CMS platform against the criteria was WordPress
  • A website brief was developed against this design, and a website design and build company was selected.
  • Mark was the project manager for the design and build of the crucial first phase of the overall design. This included:
    • Oversight of the scope of the first phase, against the brief
    • Input to and review of the templates, branding, imagery, navigation, etc.
    • Content migration, editing and new content creation
    • Basic set-up of the email automation system
    • Set up of Google Analytics
  • Mark also provided support during the exhibition, including:
    • Uploading details of inquiries gathered at the exhibition
    • Creation of follow-up emails, and tracking

2. The Social Media case study element

Alongside the website replacement Mark reviewed and updated the Mirifice Social Media presence. This included:

  • Review and update of LinkedIn profiles for key individuals
  • Creation of the Mirifice company profile on LinkedIn, along with product and service sections
  • Update and creation of Twitter accounts for key audiences
  • Plans to develop specific industry topics through the website, blog and Social Media, particularly using Twitter and LinkedIn

3. Company and Product Marketing

Prior to and as part of the website project, the Mirifice company proposition and product messaging was reviewed and refined, with assistance from Mark. This included:

  • review and update of product data sheets to emphasise benefits and gain greater consistency of layout and messaging
  • identify key decision-makers and persona, and crafting messages and copy to engage with their needs
  • keyword review and analysis to align and expand the key phrases with the likely search terms of potential buyers

As Paul emphasises in the video, he was delighted that the project came in on-time against a tight schedule, and under budget.

Mark has continued to provide support to Mirifice since the site went live, along with marketing advice and suggestions to assist the Mirifice team to make the most of the new online marketing platform, and develop through subsequent phases to capitalise on the initial investment.


About Mirifice:

Mirifice provides real-time, end-to-end monitoring solutions for television network operators in Cable, Satellite and IPTV. Mirifice improves Quality of Service (QoS), Quality of Experience (QoE), quality and reliability of set top boxes (STBs) and IDTVs and the services consumed through them.

NB. Mirifice evolved into www.geniusdigital.tv in 2012.

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Wurlwind Services – LinkedIn Training and Social Selling Consultancy

Wurlwind helps business owners and sales teams to Connect LinkedIn with Sales in several specific ways.

The areas we cover and contribute to, with a LinkedIn focus, including:

  • Personal Branding
  • Online Networking
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Prospecting
  • Lead Generation
  • List Building
  • Social Selling
  • Customer Appreciation
  • Referral Business
  • Lead Nurture

The main ways we help clients is through:

  • Training – to improve the knowledge and skills so people can use LinkedIn more effectively
  • Services – to undertake specific tasks to accelerate the progress and adoption of Social Selling using LinkedIn
  • Wurlwind Consultancy – to diagnose, advise and guide clients on their journey to embed Social Selling within their organisation.

LinkedIn Training from Wurlwind

We offer many LinkedIn training packages to help sales focused individuals, sales teams and organisations to gain the skills to Connect LinkedIn with Sales.

Our primary focus is how to use LinkedIn for Social prospecting, Lead Generation, Business Development and Sales.

For Companies, Organisations and other Businesses we offer the following on-site courses:

  • LinkedIn Training – Foundation Course
  • Social Selling Training – Foundation Course

We also customise the LinkedIn Masterclass training as requested for the following audiences:

  • LinkedIn training for Technology Sales Teams
  • LinkedIn training for Marketing Agencies
  • LinkedIn training for Management Consultants
  • LinkedIn training for Lawyers
  • LinkedIn training for Accountants
  • LinkedIn training for Exporters
  • LinkedIn training for Salesforce.com users
  • LinkedIn training for Exhibitions and Exhibitors

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

LinkedIn Services from Wurlwind

To help business owners make more of LinkedIn and save time on the set-up activities we offer the following:

  • Exhibition Support using LinkedIn
    • Contact us to discuss

Social Selling Consultancy from Wurlwind

We offer strategic diagnostic reviews, planning and project guidance to help businesses along the journey to Social Selling.

Review and Action Plan Packages

For an initial chat about what we do and how we help companies and organisations like yours, and to discuss how we can help you to Connect LinkedIn with Sales, please send an email to me, Mark Stonham, and let’s schedule 20 minutes for an introduction.