Why You Need To Be On Linkedin

kayus By kayus, 13th Nov 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/1zgtq_t9/
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Linkedin has been around as the largest professional networking sites. For now, it has no rival and it has brought lots of professional people together, thus promoting their businesses.Read and understand why you should join even if you are a full time writer.

Knowing About Linkedin

Are you on linkedin or are you just hearing about it for the first time? hatever the case may be,there is much to gain be part of the linkedin network.

Linkedin is a professional networking platform. It brings together all kind of professional people.The engineers, doctors, nurses,internet marketer,media,journalist just name, all have thier place on linkedin.

Stats and Its Use

Not too long ago, the linkedin reached a massive membership of about 175 millions.That is a big number of people having a way to associate and share with like-minded people on a platform.There huge opportunities for people to network,interact and even get a deal being on the biggest professional networking site.

Just in march thius year, the site hit a whooping 101 increase in profit this first quater more than what they earned last quarter.And they are not showing sign of any fall in revenues as they have about 2 people siging up every 2 seconds.They rose from $93.9million in 2011 first quarter to $188.5 million this quarter.

The linkedin platform is easy to navigate. you can easily see the join link where you can either sign up providing your email details and others or sign up using your facebook or twitter accounts.After siging up, there you have your account and you can start looking for for friends or professional like yours and add them to your connection. However, you must ensure people you invite to connect with must be people you know. They are very serious about this because if you make spammy invitation your account could be suspended.

A research conducted by an online sites says that most members of linkedin are outside America.It listed the stats as follows:

44 million in the middle east,Europe and Africa as at February 17, 2012
15 million in India as at MAY 29 2012
25 Million in Asia and Pacific as at January 29, 2012.
5 Million memeber sin Canada as at January 19, 2012.

Free Learning and Webnar for Members

Learning Centers for all Members

For all member at linkedin, they have periodic webinars, where they get to intimate their members about the purpose of linked and how they can leverage on it.You can be a part of it by registering in advance at their learning center under the training resources tab at the left-hand side of your dashboard.

It is free and you can take advantage of those free webinars for more insights into the power of linkedin.

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Linkedin, Networking Sites, Professional

Meet the author

author avatar kayus
kayode is a graduuate of communication arts and a freelance writer.I love dogs and more importantly i write on internet marketing,relationship and health.
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author avatar Peter B. Giblett
14th Nov 2012 (#)

Know this about LinkedIn it is only for professional networking, it has a massively different focus to other networking tools. It can be an effective way to highlight your professionalism.

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