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2008 Webster Linked In Presentation2

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2008 Webster Linked In Presentation2

  1. 1. Using Google and LinkedIn By: Scott Gilbert
  2. 2. Using Google to Search LinkedIn• Limitations of Searches from Within LinkedIn• What is LinkedIn’s Public Directory• How to Use Google to Search LinkedIn Public Directory• Additional Tools to Help Search LinkedIn Public Directory
  3. 3. Standard LinkedIn Internal Search• Limited to contacts in YOUR network• LinkedIn Looks at Degrees Seperated from You and blocks contacts beyond your network even if they closely match your search criteria (typically over 3-4 degrees)• Shows Title of Profile out of your Network but does not show name.
  4. 4. Basic LinkedIn SearchGo to “People” to search
  5. 5. Search Example and ResultsFinance Manager – Current Title LA Basin ZipCode
  6. 6. After 100 results or sometimes fewer you get this message
  7. 7. What is LinkedIn Public Directory?And Why use it?• Public Directory is the directory of all “Public Users” on LinkedIn• Access to ALL Public Profile Users• Simple Boolean Logic/Searches
  8. 8. Basic Keyword Search from Google within LinkedIn
  9. 9. Google Searches of LinkedIn• site:linkedin.com “current * finance manager” (inurl:pub | inurl:in) - intitle:directory “greater chicago area”
  10. 10. Free Tools to Make SearchingEasier• ReferYes – Google Searches http://referyes.com/source_people.htm• Peopletoucher –LinkedIn Searches http://www.peopletoucher.com/search/
  11. 11. ReferYes http://referyes.com/source_people.htm
  12. 12. Refer Yes Results
  13. 13. Peopletoucherhttp://www.peopletoucher.com/search/
  14. 14. Peopletoucher.com Search Results
  15. 15. Additional Resources• Google Boolean to Search Linked In Public Directory: - site:www.linkedin.com keyword keyword keyword - site:linkedin.com “current * finance manager” (inurl:pub | inurl:in) -intitle:directory “greater chicago area”• http://www.booleanblackbelt.com/category/linkedin/• Dave Mendoza, Glenn Gutmacher and Shally Steckerl are Top Search Specialists

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