15 Staggering LinkedIn Statistics

by Alex DiVincenzo August 13, 2012
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LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the internet. Here are some interesting facts about the website. The staggering numbers come directly from LinkedIn.

    LinkedIn started out in the living room of co-founder Reid Hoffman in 2002.
    LinkedIn officially launched on May 5, 2003. It had 4,500 members after its first month.
    LinkedIn has approximately 161 million members in over 200 countries and territories.
    People join LinkedIn at a rate of around two new members per second. That’s approximately 172,800 people per day! …

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16 Tips to Use LinkedIn Effectively

by Tony Shays May 6, 2012
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LinkedIn is an important asset to any business person. It can be used to find a job, attract customers, connect with business people and more. However, it’s only useful if you use it effectively. Here are 16 tips to help you get the most out of the social network.

1. Keep Your Name Consistent

The most important thing about choosing your name is consistency. You want your name to be exactly the same across all social networks and websites on which you post. …

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An Introduction to LinkedIn

by Tony Shays February 28, 2012
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LinkedIn is the business person’s Facebook. It’s a professional network designed to help business people connect with each other, to share resumes, to locate work and to exchange ideas, knowledge and business opportunities.

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network and is growing at an incredible rate. If you’re not using LinkedIn as a marketing arm, you need to get connected right away.

Whether you are looking to gain new customers and clients or build your reputation as a professional, LinkedIn can help you connect with sales leads and business professionals who can help grow your business. …

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