TITLE

The Professional's Social Network: LinkedIn

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Allison C.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Law Practice Today;Jan2012, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a guide on how to use the professional's social network LinkedIn. It provides instructions on creating a profile including describing one's professional headline, adding links to other website or location, and editing one's public profile link. It also notes additions to LinkedIn features including "Publications" and "Skills," and LinkedIn Today. It talks about building one's contacts, sharing and participating on LinkedIn, and integrating LinkedIn with other social media.
ACCESSION #
70879441

 

Related Articles

  • How Safe Is Social Media? Weatherford, Mark // Public CIO;Oct2009, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p48 

    The author reflects on the safety of online social networking web sites. He says that Web 2.0 technologies like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedln have bring about a cultural shift in the society, where social media has become mainstream and anyone is using it to gain public value. He adds that...

  • Deeper connections. G. M. // Entrepreneur;Jun2011, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p45 

    The article discusses features of the Web site of the online social network LinkedIn which are specifically designed for small businesses. Services considered include the site's Company Pages, which allow businesses to display product information and photographs, targeting of Internet...

  • How I found a job through LinkedIn. SULLIVAN, JENNIFER NICOLE // Quill;May/Jun2011, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p40 

    The article offers tips for journalists how to use the social networking site LinkedIn. It advises them to update their LinkedIn profile. It recommends them to get linked to people in their city and industry through LinkedIn groups. It recommends finding out about networking mixers, seminars,...

  • The Value of Your LinkedIn Connections. MAGGIANI, RICH // Intercom;Sep2010, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p29 

    The article discusses the value of social media LinkedIn connections in one's daily personal and professional lives. It explains that LinkedIn is the leading social media site for professionals in North America, with XING its equivalent in Europe. It talks about the benefits of the LinkedIn...

  • CONNECTED WITH A CLICK. Chantiri, Emily // BRW;5/12/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p42 

    The article reports on the growing popularity of online professional networking site LinkedIn among businesspeople. Factors contributing the growth of LinkedIn includes member's use of the site to build their professional brands, the desire to gain insights from the online community and to find...

  • You've LinkedIN, now engage. Allen, Timothy // Accounting Today;Apr2012, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p32 

    The article focuses on social networking site LinkedIn. The use of LinkedIn in generating new business development opportunities and referral source for an accounting firm is highlighted. Basics for using LinkedIn to drive traffic to company web site and to generate leads and referral sources...

  • The new social order. Donston, Debra // eWeek;2/2/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p10 

    The article offers the author's opinion on social networking websites. She says that the Ning website showed promise of providing a place for people to post questions and comments but there was lack of traction in it. She says that her experience with the interface of the Linkedln Corp. website...

  • Be My Friend, Join My Network. Spada, Alfred T. // Modern Casting;Apr2009, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p7 

    The author talks about the success of social networking web sites. He cites the increasing use of sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. He points out that he rarely used them because he is not a social person and he values reality that does not work in the Internet. However, he...

  • TECH TALK.  // Workforce Management;Apr2012, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p0016 

    The article reports that according to M Squared chief executive officer (CEO) John Kunzweiler, the business-related social networking website LinkedIn Corp. is the most important technological tool for finding and placing independent consultants. He says that the site has changed the old...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics