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33 LinkedIn Tips, in 140 characters or less

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LinkedIn is the best online networking platform for professionals. If you're serious about your career, you need to be serious about LinkedIn. Public speakers and presenters especially need to use LinkedIn effectively to establish credibility with audiences and event coordinators. Also, LinkedIn is an incredible tool for developing an influential platform as a thought-leader. Use these 33 LinkedIn tips to ensure that your LinkedIn profile is at all-star status.

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33 LinkedIn Tips, in 140 characters or less

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