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Does your LinkedIn profile need some holiday TLC? [Bonus Checklist Included]

Carla Deter | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Carla Deter

The end of the year is near and you've been thinking about your LinkedIn profile for some time now. You know it's a money-maker for you, your business...

How I Made $10,000 in One Month on LinkedIn (And You Can Too)

Diana Mitchell | Posted 03.18.2017 | Business
Diana Mitchell

Two years ago I was feverishly working to help pay for my dream wedding in Walt Disney World (modest for most, but a dream wedding for me - marriage w...

Deconstructing LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 12.31.2016 | Business
JD Gershbein

Dubbed as "the largest professional network in the world," and rightfully so, LinkedIn is an ever-expanding, interactive social medium that serves its constituents in a variety of ways.

How to Become the Top 1% on Linkedin (Without Being Already Famous)

Li Lin | Posted 08.10.2016 | Technology
Li Lin

As I skyrocketed to the top 1% most viewed profiles on Linkedin within my network of about 900+ people, I realized that I did a set of very particular things that got me literally thousands of views within 90 days.

7 Tips to Clean Up Your LinkedIn Profile

Jill Jacinto | Posted 07.24.2016 | Women
Jill Jacinto

Spring has officially arrived. While you clean up your home and store your winter attire don't forget to tackle your LinkedIn profile. It's most likely been a while since you updated your profile, added new connections and touched base with your network. Grab a cup of coffee and get started.

Are You a LinkedIn Dinosaur? It Depends on Your Connection Strategy

Joshua Waldman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology
Joshua Waldman

But what might have gone unnoticed is how easy LinkedIn is making it for total stranger to connect with one another, by way of adding new connection features in all sorts of new places; connection features that require just one click.

The LinkedIn of Things

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
JD Gershbein

Without question, LinkedIn has forever altered the business landscape -- both digitally and in the physical world. Nowadays, so much of what we call business or career development is carried out regularly on this site.

App-maker, App-maker, Make Me a Match

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

If you're on Tinder, the idea of using Tinder-like techniques to find a job might make you cringe. On the other hand, you might think of this as a great opportunity to level the playing field and to remove the "who you know" factor from the job search.

LinkedIn Publishing: A New Era of Social Influence

JD Gershbein | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

With LinkedIn Publishing, the company extends its Influencer program, taking citizen journalism to the extreme, and giving each of its users the privilege once reserved for 150 hand-picked luminaries.

How A Smart Misspelling Can Lead To LinkedIn Success

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 05.25.2014 | Fifty
Susan P. Joyce

Some names are spelled many different ways, and someone looking for you may not remember exactly which version of your name to use. LinkedIn's search function, now, is not adept at offering all the different variations of a way a name could be spelled.

Avoid the LinkedIn Penalty Box

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

To succeed on LinkedIn, devote some attention to understanding the rules, described below. The penalties associated with breaking them can negatively impact your visibility and ability to use LinkedIn successfully.

Are People Really Getting Business From LinkedIn?

JD Gershbein | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

Are Linkedin users actually developing new paid business from their efforts on the site -- and specifically, how are they doing it? Well, that would be the 64-dollar question, would it not? The short answer is yes.

Shoot for the One Good Thing on LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

There is no LinkedIn strategy more powerful than your resolve. Ya gotta bring laser-focus and enthusiasm to each session, regardless of how much time you spend in front of your screen. If you allow yourself to get sidetracked, your vision of the outcome blurs.

On LinkedIn, It's Your Message That Matters

JD Gershbein | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

Nowadays, this page is your first point of access in the business world. Take a look at yours and ask yourself: am I making a favorable impression? Would I want to engage with me?

Top 7 LinkedIn Features That All Professionals Should Be Using

Adam Kirr | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology
Adam Kirr

When you personalize a message, you're creating a more memorable connection between yourself and the professional you're trying to add as a contact.

3 Ways LinkedIn Can Help You In Your Job Search

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 12.08.2012 | Fifty

LinkedIn is, by far, the most active and successful social media hunting ground for talent utilized by businesses of all sizes. Moreover, third-party ...

Seven Ways to Be Effective on LinkedIn

Fauzia Burke | Posted 02.06.2013 | Small Business
Fauzia Burke

All social networking venues are not created equal. LinkedIn is a great way to build your network, relationships and personal brand, but in order to do it effectively, you have to use LinkedIn in a professional manner.

Sales -- Moving Beyond LinkedIn

Anne Zink | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
Anne Zink

LinkedIn is a fabulous tool. But it is important to understand that there is a difference between your professional network and the Opportunity Network of the sale you are pursuing. Ideally, there is overlap, but they should be viewed as two separate entities.

9 Things You Should Never Do On LinkedIn

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.20.2012 | Technology

We’ve all seen them: The LinkedIn profiles that make us cringe. LinkedIn’s mission is to “connect the world’s professionals to enable them...