LinkedIn can be overwhelming. How much do I share? Where do I put this information and that? What kind of picture should I use? Why do I need endorsements and recommendations.
But if you're a professional (especially in insurance) you're going to want to hop onto LinkedIn.
More than 277 million members in over 200 countries and territories.
Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second.
There are over 30 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn. They are LinkedIn's fastest-growing demographic.
LinkedIn counts executives from all 2013 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate talent solutions are used by 90 of the Fortune 100 companies.
LinkedIn members did over 5.7 billion professionally-oriented searches on the platform in 2012.
More than 3 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.
LinkedIn members are sharing insights and knowledge in more than 2.1 million LinkedIn Groups.