LinkedIn community stats:
• 187 million monthly unique users
• 3 million LinkedIn business pages
• 2.1 million Linkedin groups
Here are some simple tips to be more effective on LinkedIn and how to make use of its global network of business professionals.
Tips to double your LinkedIn connections
Here are some guidelines to take you beyond the typical 500 connections.
• Update your status daily with your latest blog post, sa Slideshare presentation or an article that is of value to your industry.
• Participate in (or start) a LinkedIn group discussion weekly.
• Follow influencers and ask or answer questions on their posts.
• Join relevant LinkedIn groups and stay active on each one.
• Send a personalized invitation daily.
• Make it easy for people to contact you.
• Endorse people you know.
• Promote your LinkedIn profile. Include it on your card, email signature and website/blog.
• Tweet your LinkedIn updates.
• Include links to your blog and website in your LinkedIn profile.
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