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LinkedIn Tip: Creating a Complete Profile.


LinkedIn is a social network with over 116 million users that enables you to network professionally, post and find job, answer questions, and build thought leadership. LinkedIn should be an integral part of your social media marketing.

Creating a LinkedIn profile is an excellent way to establish and own your professional identity online. LinkedIn profiles typically appear among the top search results when people search by name. Check out this video to learn how to create a complete profile.

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April 13, 2012 · 2:10 pm

LinkedIn Tip: Connect Your Blog to LinkedIn to Gain Valuable Traffic Back to Your Website


LinkedIn is the top social network for professionals. With over 175 million members worldwide (as of August, 2012) in over 200 countries and territories.  It is a social channel that deserves your attention. LinkedIn offers several ways to build your personal brand and business reputation throughout their network as well as gain valuable traffic back to your website. I’m going to show you one way by adding the Blog Link application to your LinkedIn personal profile. Here’s what to do:

1. At the bottom right of your personal LinkedIn profile, click “+add an application.” (Scroll all the way down on the page.)

2. Next, click on the BlogLink App

Blog Link

Features:

Trusted news from your connections. Blog Link automatically pulls in the latest blog posts from around your network so you can be informed by sources you trust. Stay up to date on the issues that matter to you from the people that matter to you.

Promote your blog and develop your personal brand. Everyone knows blogs are the best way to cultivate your personal brand. Now you can share the thoughts and insights on your blog on your  LinkedIn profile.

110% complete profile. Blog Link enhances your LinkedIn profile and with the latest news from your blog. Your connections can see your latest thoughts as soon as you update your blog.

Support for all bloggers and all platforms. Blog Link supports TypePad, Movable Type, Vox, WordPress.com, WordPress.org, Blogger, LiveJournal, and many more. And it is Powered by TypePad technology, the premier hosted blogging service.

It’s as easy as that! As always, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn if we’re not already connected. If you’re not already a BrandLove, LLC Facebook Fan, please “like” my page. There are lots more social media tips and information. My fan page is updated daily. Thank you for your support!

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Tips for Sharing Content on LinkedIn


Sharing content on LinkedIn is simple:
  • Just paste a link in the box and watch the magic happen – then add a comment to put your own spin on it.
  • Choose whether to share with just your connections, to groups you belong to, or to everyone who visits your profile.
  • Try sharing news articles, job postings, career developments, and any content related to your area of professional interest.

Sharing Bookmarklet

One of LinkedIn’s many tools is this convenient bookmarklet that lets you share anything on the web with your network and groups. Once you’ve installed it on your toolbar, just click it when you’re on a page you’d like to share.

For Firefox, Chrome, and Safari

Drag this link: Share on LinkedIn to your browser toolbar.

Screenshot of Network Updates

For Internet Explorer

1. Right-click this link: Share on LinkedIn.
2. Select “Add to Favorites”.
3. Click “Yes” if you see a Security Alert popup.
4. Select “Favorites Bar” from “Create In”.
5. Click “Add”.

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