LinkedIn Wizdom

If you're in business LinkedIn is an incredibly valuable resource. This page carries links to a treasure trove of articles that tell you just about everything you need to know to use and getting the most out of LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network. The more votes, or thumbs up, each article receives, the higher it will rise on the list. You're also welcome to comment on each link. More articles will be added as time goes on, so why not bookmark this page or follow this list.

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    LinkedIn: 100 Million can’t be wrong!

    LinkedIn: 100 Million can’t be wrong!

    If you’re in business there’s a good chance that you’re either a member of LinkedIn, or have at least been invited at some point to join. Lot’s of people join ...

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    5 Ways to Get Results on LinkedIn

    5 Ways to Get Results on LinkedIn

    This is the third in a series of well received posts on how to grow your business using LinkedIn. It focuses on: setting up your personal profile; connecting with people ...

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    How to be credible when you connect on LinkedIn

    How to be credible when you connect on LinkedIn

    Do you automatically accept every connection request you receive on LinkedIn? I hope not because the value of LinkedIn comes from the quality of the connections you establish, NOT from ...

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    The Unofficial LinkedIn User’s Guide for Executives and Professionals

    The Unofficial LinkedIn User’s Guide for Executives and Professionals

    How to Increase Your Payback from Using LinkedIn LinkedIn is a social site that will prove to be of rare benefit to business executives and

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    Ten things EVERY professional should know about using LinkedIn

    Ten things EVERY professional should know about using LinkedIn

    Julian Summerhayes, social media consultant, shares his ten top tips for getting the most out of LinkedIn This is not a shopping list, nor is it a To Do list for using LinkedIn. Please don’t think that if you complete all

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    How to Create a Profitable Business Using LinkedIn

    How to Create a Profitable Business Using LinkedIn

    There are many ways to create a profitable business from LinkedIn, and LinkedIn groups are a great way to start out. Here are some advanced LinkedIn tips.

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    5 Ways to Use LinkedIn Groups to Build Influential Connections

    5 Ways to Use LinkedIn Groups to Build Influential Connections

    LinkedIn Groups: social networking strategies to get the most out of the time you spend on building influential relationships on LinkedIn.

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    Best Practices in Writing LinkedIn Invitations

    Best Practices in Writing LinkedIn Invitations

    Neal Schaffer is a LinkedIn expert who offered a tip in my last post 11 Ways To Personalize A LinkedIn Post. But Neal went one step further and explained his method in some detail. So I thought I’d let him have the floor for a few more minutes on the subject.

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    Advanced LinkedIn strategies for marketers - iMediaConnection.com

    Advanced LinkedIn strategies for marketers - iMediaConnection.com

    As one of the first million LinkedIn members (but unfortunately not one of the early investors), I've had an opportunity to refine my knowledge of, and visibility on, "the Facebook for business." Most professionals use LinkedIn for networking. While I see the value of networking (I have more than 2,000 connections myself), I do believe a vast majority of business-to-business sales and marketing professionals are missing tremendous opportunities on LinkedIn.

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    The LinkedIn “Hack”

    The LinkedIn “Hack”

    The Personal Branding Blog offers branding and career advice from Dan Schawbel and his team of experts.

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    Why I am No Longer a LinkedIn LION

    Why I am No Longer a LinkedIn LION

    Want to buy Facebook fans? Why not buy some Twitter followers to boot? There are companies that you can actually pay money to to achieve this. With the recent LinkedIn IPO, now there are companies not only selling LinkedIn connections, but also saying if you use them to create a LinkedIn Group, they will make sure it gets filled with (name your price) members!

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    5 Simple Steps for Improving Your LinkedIn Visibility

    5 Simple Steps for Improving Your LinkedIn Visibility

    LinkedIn: What you need to know to build relationships with potential customers, clients, partners and peers on LinkedIn.

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    5 Steps to Successful LinkedIn Advertising

    5 Steps to Successful LinkedIn Advertising

    How to create successful LinkedIn advertising campaigns, target ads to users based on important B2B demographics and develop your LinkedIn company page.

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    Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn Has Become the Go-To Guy of Tech

    Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn Has Become the Go-To Guy of Tech

    Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn, is looking ahead to Web 3.0, even as he juggles a myriad commitments to the present-day Internet.

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    5 Steps To Connect With People Outside Your Network On LinkedIn

    5 Steps To Connect With People Outside Your Network On LinkedIn

    5 Steps To Connect With People Outside Your Network On LinkedIn

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    11 Marketing Tips for LinkedIn

    11 Marketing Tips for LinkedIn

    With over 135 million users, 59% of which are located outside of the United States and with 75 of the Fortune 100 companies using the network for marketing and recruiting purposes, ...

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    Linkedin Leveraging: How to Tap Groups for Traffic, Leads and Sales

    Linkedin Leveraging: How to Tap Groups for Traffic, Leads and Sales

    Do you get any business from LinkedIn? You signed up for an account two or three years ago, right? Since then you’ve accepted a few connections and maybe left or received a review. So how come you hear these stories about people networking their way..

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    5 Strategic Tips for Creating a Killer LinkedIn Company Page

    5 Strategic Tips for Creating a Killer LinkedIn Company Page

    LinkedIn Company Pages tips and advice, including page admin and company page status updates.

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    How to Change the World: Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn

    How to Change the World: Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn

    The average number of LinkedIn connections for people who work at Google is forty-seven. The average number for Harvard Business School grads is fifty-eight, so you could skip the MBA, work at Google, and probably get most of the connections...

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    Site Review. LinkedIn: A Vastly Underutilized Resource for Executives and Professionals

    Site Review. LinkedIn: A Vastly Underutilized Resource for Executives and Professionals

    Valuable Space to Create Your Professional Knowledge Network LinkedIn is a social network website that enables people to build and manage (mostly) business

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    Elements of a Good LinkedIn Recommendation

    Elements of a Good LinkedIn Recommendation

    I just updated my LinkedIn profile to reflect my role as president of New Marketing Labs, and to make sure all my information there was fresh and up to date. I talked with some folks on Twitter about this process and they were surprised to see that I had over 100 recommendations. They asked how I got them, and I responded with my secret: I asked for them.

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    Four Steps to Using LinkedIn as a Referral Tool | Andy Lopata

    Four Steps to Using LinkedIn as a Referral Tool | Andy Lopata

    Based on the Six Degrees of Separation Theory, LinkedIn helps users to see how they can connect with other members through mutual networks. Put simply, if you want to be introduced to someone else who is a member of LinkedIn, the site shows you the people you know who are connected to that person.

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    20 Ways to Use LinkedIn Productively

    20 Ways to Use LinkedIn Productively

    If the number of requests to join LinkedIn, the business networking network, that clog your email inbox is any indication, then you know it is becoming a legitimate business tool, and one that most professionals need to effectively leverage to boost their professional prospects. LinkedIn, in [...]

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    Ten Etiquette Tips for LinkedIn and Online Networking

    Ten Etiquette Tips for LinkedIn and Online Networking

    After a decade (and for some of us, longer) online, we know all about Netiquette, right? Don't use all caps in your subject line (or, God forbid, the body of an email message). Don't send attachments to people who don't know you well. Don't we know pretty much everything there is to know about etiquette online?

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    17 Invisible LinkedIn Tricks Revealed

    17 Invisible LinkedIn Tricks Revealed

    Discover the Real Magic of LinkedIn’s Hidden Features!

    No, I’m not going to show...