An SBDC Business Advisor since 2013, Stuart Fried specializes in business networking and teaching small business owners how to use LinkedIn to promote their businesses and search for, identify and connect with potential clients, strategic referral partners, vendors and industry peers.A small business owner himself, Stuart creates and delivers workshops and presentations on LinkedIn and career-related topics at SCORE Los Angeles; California State University-Northridge (CSUN); Jewish Vocational Service (JVS); and a variety of job clubs, professional associations and business groups.Stuart blogs about LinkedIn and social media topics and is the author of a comprehensive Career Transition Guide. He previously taught a course in Fundamentals of Accounting at the University of Maryland. He is a member of Jewish Business Networking (JNET) and is Manager of the JNET LinkedIn Group.“I want to share my knowledge and expertise about LinkedIn and networking to help small businesses build more effective professional networks and utilize this unique site to help increase their visibility, expand their reach, and promote their brand,” he says.Stuart has a B.S. in Commerce: Accounting and Marketing from Rider University and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University.