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Building Your LinkedIn Network

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Overview of LinkedIn Features and Components for building a network

Overview of LinkedIn Features and Components for building a network

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    Building Your LinkedIn Network Building Your LinkedIn Network Presentation Transcript

    • Using LinkedIn to Build YourNetworkExpand your network by leveraging social media forbusiness users
    • About LinkedIn DRAFT •Launched in May 2003 •World’s largest professional network •200 million members in over 200 countries •Digital Resume • High-ranking in search results • 4.5 billion people searches in 2012 • Networking and job searchPage 2
    • Your Profile DRAFT •Basic Information •Job History •Education •Recent Photo •Contact Information •Headline •Summary ParagraphPage 3
    • Your Contacts DRAFT •Those to whom your are connected •Categorization availablePage 4
    • Your Groups DRAFT •Common Interest •Domain Interest •Group Discussions •Recent Activity •InfluencersPage 5
    • Your Group - Details DRAFT • Discussions specific to your domain •Links to Articles •Community of common interestPage 6
    • Follow Companies DRAFT • Follow companies of interest – news, events, organizational changesPage 7
    • Recommendations DRAFT • Provide and request recommendations from colleagues, clients, etc •Validates your skills and experience •Community of common interestPage 8
    • Endorsements DRAFT• Under definedSkills & Expertiserequest anendorsement•Easier thanwriting a fullrecommendationPage 9
    • Active on LinkedIn DRAFT Here are a few ideas on how to be an active LinkedIn member: •Update your status at least three times a day on the actual site itself, versus using third-party tools so that you have full control over your message and increase engagement. •Share and comment on the updates of your first-, second- and third-degree connections at least once a day. •Send an invitation to connect to at least one new person per day. •Start and/or participate in LinkedIn Group Discussions three times a week. •Answer questions on “LinkedIn Answers” three times a week. •Comment on profile updates from the companies you follow on LinkedIn once a day.Page 10