Casual LinkedIn user guide to stuff you may not know

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LinkedIn has a lot of stuff the casual user may not know. This guide shares a few profile, messages, and settings stuff.

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Casual LinkedIn user guide to stuff you may not know

  1. 1. The Casual LinkedIn User Guide for stuff you may not know
  2. 2. You’re a busy person
  3. 3. Who has time to keep up with the finer points of LinkedIn®?
  4. 4. Don’t despair
  5. 5. Presenting some LinkedIn® stuff
  6. 6. things won’t change
  7. 7. After all, this is social media
  8. 8. TA-DA! LinkedIn® Stuff
  9. 9. Profile Stuff
  10. 10. Maximum character counts* * includes spaces Company Name
  11. 11. Maximum character counts* * includes spaces Professional Headline
  12. 12. Maximum character counts* * includes spaces Summary
  13. 13. Maximum character counts* * includes spaces Experience
  14. 14. Skills limit
  15. 15. Message Stuff
  16. 16. Status updates If you share your message on Twitter
  17. 17. Connection messages* * 1st connections only
  18. 18. InMail messages* * people you are not connected to
  19. 19. Invitations to connect* * can request increase from LinkedIn
  20. 20. Settings Stuff
  21. 21. You have control
  22. 22. You have control sort of
  23. 23. You don’t have to share everything
  24. 24. Get familiar with Privacy & Settings
  25. 25. Profile privacy settings
  26. 26. You can say no to activity broadcasts
  27. 27. When you edit your profile
  28. 28. You have an option to share at that time When you edit your profile
  29. 29. Wonder why Mystery Man viewed your profile?
  30. 30. He (or she) chose an Anonymous Privacy Setting
  31. 31. Want to cut down on the competition?
  32. 32. Beware of the other privacy settings
  33. 33. like the ones that appear here
  34. 34. like the ones that appear here and here
  35. 35. like the ones that appear here and here and here
  36. 36. Communications privacy settings
  37. 37. Groups et al privacy settings
  38. 38. 3rd party privacy settings
  39. 39. Plugins privacy settings
  40. 40. Account privacy settings
  41. 41. There’s a lot more stuff
  42. 42. But let’s keep it simple Profile • Max character counts • Limit on listed skills Messages • Max # of recipients • Limit on Invitations • Costs for InMail Settings • Activity controls • Multiple privacy options
  43. 43. I know, I know. Why didn’t I say so in the first place?
  44. 44. Photo Credits: BigStockPhoto.com and LinkedIn® Want a text version? Visit the post LinkedIn Guide on Little Stuff
  45. 45. Cathy Miller, Business Writer Business site: www.SimplyStatedBusiness.com

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