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LinkedIn Basics: Tagging Strategies for Contacts

LinkedIn Basics: Tagging Strategies for Contacts | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Organizing Your Connections with LinkedIn’s Contacts, Part 1
If you are like me, you’ve been adding LinkedIn connections for years and letting them collect a little bit of dust between sporadic attempts at organization.  However, not that you can import lots of people into Contacts without connecting to them,  that small list of connections can grow to a wild hert of data begging for organization.  Like a cowboy protecting his herd, you need to cull and brand your connections.  Here's how...

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What Santa Can Teach Us About LinkedIn Profiles

What Santa Can Teach Us About LinkedIn Profiles | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Have you seen Santa’s LinkedIn profile? Check out his Summary:



Since it’s Santa’s busiest season, we were very lucky he found some time to sit down with us and answer a few questions.
What makes your profile’s Summary so good?
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Lisa Sicard's comment, December 12, 2013 6:26 AM
Love this one on LinkedIn - Thanks!
Lisa Sicard's comment, December 12, 2013 6:26 AM
Love this one on LinkedIn - Thanks!
Anita Windisman's comment, December 13, 2013 3:29 PM
I know, Lisa. So fun!!!
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Top 10 Overused LinkedIn Profile Buzzwords of 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top 10 Overused LinkedIn Profile Buzzwords of 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC] | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
As 2013 comes to a close, we revisit our analysis of overused buzzwords in members’ profiles for the fourth year in a row. Does ‘creative’ once again dominate as it has for the past two years? Or will we see some surprising changes?
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SlideShare Overhauls Homepage With Art That Pops

SlideShare Overhauls Homepage With Art That Pops | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
SlideShare, the slideshow curating site referred to as YouTube for slideshows, received a redesign on Thursday that puts a more visual spin on the homepage.
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If you didn't already know... SlideShare is a LinkedIn company.

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14 Steps To Improve Your LinkedIn Presence In 2014

14 Steps To Improve Your LinkedIn Presence In 2014 | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Whether you’re a power user or a casual LinkedIn participant so far, here are the 14 straightforward things within everyone's reach as we bring the current business year to a close and look on to the next.
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4 Steps To Getting The Most Out Of Your Showcase Pages

You've set up your LinkedIn Showcase Page. Now what? Here are 4 easy steps to take to get the most out of your Showcase Pages. For more on Showcase Pages, visit
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9 Reasons Why You Must Update Your LinkedIn Profile Today

9 Reasons Why You Must Update Your LinkedIn Profile Today | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Over the past decade, LinkedIn has become an essential personal branding tool. It has never been more important to build and maintain a stellar LinkedIn profile. The virtual professional network has morphed from an online resume and networking site to a comprehensive personal branding resource. Here are nine eye-opening reasons why you need to polish your LinkedIn profile right now!

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Noland Hoshino's curator insight, November 25, 2013 11:04 PM

Because if you don't, kittens lose their wings.

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Announcing LinkedIn Showcase Pages

Announcing LinkedIn Showcase Pages | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Millions of companies use their LinkedIn Company Pages to share content and opportunities. For our members, the best way to stay up to date with those updates is to follow the companies they’re interested in.
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Recommendations Are Like Gold on LinkedIn - Business 2 Community

Recommendations Are Like Gold on LinkedIn - Business 2 Community | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

There are so many “experts” and “masters” of subjects out there (often just because they say they are!) and sometimes they’re not! Sadly social media and social networks are a great example of this but it equally applies to every profession.

The ability to irrefutably reflect the value that you have shared with your clients, their views of you, your expertise, products and the way they write about you online has a huge impact on your “social proof”.

You have the ability to help make a potential client relaxed that they have done their due diligence and you are as good as you say you are, often just because someone they know, someone they relate to or someone like them has recommended you on LinkedIn.


Read more at http://www.business2community.com/linkedin/recommendations-like-gold-linkedin-0678054#Ijylzf8GEEdyQC0G.99
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How to supercharge your LinkedIn profile

How to supercharge your LinkedIn profile | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Regardless of whether you're actively job hunting or networking, your LinkedIn profile is as important today as your resume.

Although Twitter is coming on strong, LinkedIn remains the No. 1 social network for finding contacts, clients and jobs, and the key to making it all work is your profile.

 

Yes, you say, but what exactly do I need to do to make it stand out? Lucky for you, MarketMeSuite has a fantastic 17-point plan for making your profile shine and expand your network.

Here are a few stats that caught our eye:

More than half of profiles (50.5%) are incomplete.Profiles that include a photo are 7 times more likely to be viewed than those without.42% update their information regularly.42% of hiring managers say they view volunteer experience on par with paid work experience.

Read below and see how your profile stacks up and what you can do to make it stand out.

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6 Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile

6 Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIN’s career expert Nicole Williams elaborates on six LinkedIN tips to optimize your profile and attract more recruiters.
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The new millennial workplace perk: Bring Your Parents to Work Day at LinkedIn

The new millennial workplace perk: Bring Your Parents to Work Day at LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Conceived in part as a way to bridge the gap between millennials and their parents, it is also one of many ways companies are learning to play mom and pop in their favour
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4 secrets to standing out on LinkedIn

4 secrets to standing out on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Want to attract some attention—the good kind—on the professional social network? Follow this advice from LinkedIn itself.
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7 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile is a Hot Mess

7 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile is a Hot Mess | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
In the age of personal brand marketing, it's just not okay to let your LinkedIn profile sit collecting Internet dust until you're ready to look for your next job.
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The Best Companies To Work For In 2014

The Best Companies To Work For In 2014 | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Here are the best places to work in 2014, according to Glassdoor.com.
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The top 10 includes LinkedIn!

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LinkedIn Tips for Nonprofit Board Members

I've had the honor of presenting to several nonprofit boards about how their members can leverage LinkedIn to support the causes they care about. Here's a versi
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5 Tips for Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Business

5 Tips for Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Business | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn isn't only good for hiring employees. Here's how you can use the social network to connect with customers, identify new leads and more.
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Integrating with LinkedIn Company Pages – the Untapped Opportunity for SMBs (Study Results)

Integrating with LinkedIn Company Pages – the Untapped Opportunity for SMBs (Study Results) | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Several studies have shown that small and mid-size businesses massively use social media as a digital marketing tactic. But at Scoop.it we wanted to take it a step further: how do small and mid-sized businesses use social media?
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Linking 10 Million Professionals in the Middle East and North Africa

Linking 10 Million Professionals in the Middle East and North Africa | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
A little over a year ago, we opened our first office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Today, it brings me immense pleasure to announce that LinkedIn is now 10 million members strong in the region.
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Zahid Yakoob's curator insight, November 27, 2013 1:32 PM

Linkedin has hit an amazing milestone in hitting 10 million Professionals in the Middle East and North Africa.

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10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
If you're managing social media for your business, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising social media statistics this year. Here are ten that might make you rethink the way you're approaching social media.
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Check out Stat #4:  Every second 2 new members join LinkedIn

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5 LinkedIn Headaches, Cured - InformationWeek

5 LinkedIn Headaches, Cured - InformationWeek | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Tame your LinkedIn endorsements mess, change settings so people won't guess you're job hunting, and more.

 

Every social network has its challenges and LinkedIn is no exception. Here's a look at some of the most common LinkedIn frustrations plus step-by-step instructions for fixing them, including where to find important settings if you're starting a new job search, how to remove annoying endorsements from your profile, and how to delete contacts you uploaded accidentally.

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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, November 20, 2013 6:46 AM

Having several of these headaches now so helpful post.

Iron Dane Richards's curator insight, November 21, 2013 11:14 AM

So Important to those Seeking a Career or Employer Change! Great Insight!

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6 Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile

6 Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIN’s career expert Nicole Williams elaborates on six LinkedIN tips to optimize your profile and attract more recruiters.
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What LinkedIn employees do every single day on LinkedIn

What LinkedIn employees do every single day on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Here's what the experts -- those who work at LinkedIn -- do daily on the popular networking site
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LinkedIn Unveils Major Pulse Integration, Replaces LinkedIn Today

LinkedIn Unveils Major Pulse Integration, Replaces LinkedIn Today | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn announced a major integration between its mobile reader app Pulse and the rest of the LInkedIn.com site on Wednesday.
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Conan O'Brien Is a LinkedIn Top Influencer and Huge Troll [VIDEO]

Conan O'Brien Is a LinkedIn Top Influencer and Huge Troll [VIDEO] | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Conan O'Brien's plan to take-over LinkedIn is going just as he planned.
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