13. Use its applications…
Go to ‘More’ at top of home page > drop down… or some of the key ones are below ‘experience’ in your profile.
- Lots of social networking…
- Show, don’t just ‘tell’: Applications give you the chance to show what it is that you do… You can post a power point or keynote presentation (slide share or Google presentations), add a video (slideshare or Google presentations), feed into your blog (word press and blog link) and add PDF files or word documents (box net), announce and RSVP events, conduct polls, share the books you’re reading (Amazon) and Twitter (you can link Twitter to your Linked In account – really useful. Currently this is not poss with Facebook (April 2011)
- Believe http://www.jingproject.com good if you want to add a video (free software). It will allow you to record a 5 minute screen capture as a video.
- If you’re running an event, send invitees the link for them to confirm on your LinkedIn event. Again good for SEO etc. and to show others what you are doing.
If you are running a business within one hour’s drive of UK BA15 2 , and need some support in getting your LinkedIn started, why not use my ‘Getting Started on Linked In’ service – see the Armstrong Beech Marketing website on the right under ‘Marketing Projects’.