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The benefits of LinkedIn

The benefits of LinkedIn

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  • 1. Rob Seaver Vice President of Strategic Marketing Presents:
  • 2.
    • Getting Started
    • Completing Your Profile
    • Building Your Network
    • Adding Applications
    • Creating a Group
    • Joining Groups
    • Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn
  • 3.
    • Fill in all the necessary information
      • First Name
      • Last Name
      • Email (be sure to use an email address that is professional)
      • Password
      • Country
      • Postal Code
      • I am currently employed
      • Company
      • Title
      • Industry
    About You
  • 4.
    • You will get an email like the one to the right asking you to confirm your email address. Just follow the instructions.
    • LinkedIn
    • Click here to confirm your email address.
    • If the above link does not work, you can paste the following address into your browser:
    • You will be asked to log into your account to confirm this email address. Be sure to log in with your current primary email address.
    • We ask you to confirm your email address before sending invitations or requesting contacts at LinkedIn. You can have several email addresses, but one will need to be confirmed at all times to use the system.
    • If you have more than one email address, you can choose one to be your primary email address. This is the address you will log in with, and the address to which we will deliver all email messages regarding invitations and requests, and other system mail.
    • Thank you for using LinkedIn!
    • --The LinkedIn Team http:// /
    • © 2009, LinkedIn Corporation
    Confirm Your Account
  • 5.
    • What can your network help you with?
    • What kinds of things do you want to be contacted about?
    How do you want to use LinkedIn
  • 6.
    • Upload a photo
    • Add a position
    • Add your education
    • Add a summary
    • Add your specialties
    • Ask for recommendations
    • Add your company Website
    • Customize your URL
    • Add additional information about you
    • Set your contact settings
    • Set your status
    Building Your Profile
  • 7.
    • Build your network
    • Find contacts who are already on LinkedIn
    • Import your address book
    • Invitations to contacts on LinkedIn
    How do you want to use LinkedIn
  • 8.
    • My Travel
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    • Polls
    • Company Buzz
    Adding Applications
  • 9.
    • Group Profile
      • Logos
      • Naming your group
      • Group information
      • Group Settings
      • Managing your group
    Creating a Group
  • 10.
    • Groups that fit your interests
    • Corporate
    • Alumni
    • Networking
    Joining Groups
  • 11.
    • Increase your visibility
    • Improve your connectability
    • Improve your Google PageRank
    • Enhance your search engine results
    • Perform blind, “reverse,” and company reference checks
    Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn
  • 12.
    • Increase the relevancy of your job search
    • Make your interview go smoother
    • Gauge the health of a company
    • Gauge the health of an industry
    • Track startups
    Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn
  • 13.
    • Ask for advice
    • LinkedIn’s newest product, LinkedIn Answers, aims to enable this online. The product allows you to broadcast your business-related questions to both your network and the greater LinkedIn network. The premise is that you will get more high-value responses from the people in your network than more open forums.
    Above All