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A presentation on Getting Started with LinkedIn Plugins - inspired by the excellent presentation "Getting Started with the LinkedIn API" by Taylor Singletary. Available at ...

A presentation on Getting Started with LinkedIn Plugins - inspired by the excellent presentation "Getting Started with the LinkedIn API" by Taylor Singletary. Available at http://www.slideshare.net/episod/getting-started-with-the-linkedin-api

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  • Getting Started with theLinkedIn PluginsIvo Brett Ivo BrettTechnical Solutions Consultant Technical Solutions Consultantibrett@linkedin.com ibrett@linkedin.comwww.linkedin.com/in/ivobrett www.linkedin.com/in/ivobrettNote: for information on “Getting Started with LinkedIn APIs” seehttp://www.slideshare.net/episod/getting-started-with-the-linkedin-api
  • What are PluginsA plugin is a stand-alone application that can be embedded on a page(e.g. a webpage, blog, etc).LinkedIn provides are a set of plugins that allow companies to leverageLinkedIn on their external websites.For example, you can embed a LinkedIn share button on yourcompany’s blog to allow readers of the blog to share blog posts to theirLinkedIn professional network.
  • Where do I begin? Start by navigating to : http://developer.linkedin.com/plugins This is our page within our developer site specifically for Plugins From here you can read a bit about each plugin and navigate to a simple to use code generation page.
  • Example Plugin Generator– Follow Company (Step 1) Start by entering your Company’s Name. Or select a company from a drop down of suggested companies as you type.
  • Example Plugin Generator– Follow Company (Step 2) Next: Customise your plugin For this Plugin you can select how you want the “follower count” to be shown. “Follower Count” is the number of followers your company has on LinkedIn
  • Example Plugin Generator– Follow Company (Step 3) Next, press the button saying “Get Code” A tailored segment of Javascript code has been generated for you Copy and paste the code to your webpage source code
  • Example – Follow Company (You’re Done) Now, the Follow Company Plugin is embedded and prospective clients/candidates can now start following your company by clicking the “follow button” Followers can start receiving targeted status updates from the company
  • What other plugins are available? Get more information on: http://developer.linkedin.com