Sams Teach Yourself LinkedIn in 10 Minutes: Edition 2

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Sams Teach Yourself LinkedIn® in 10 Minutes, Second Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Linkedln® in 10 Minutes, Second Edition offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. Learn everything you need to know to quickly and easily generate solid results on LinkedIn.

Tips point out shortcuts and solutions

Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls

Notes provide additional information

Plain English explains new terms and definitions

10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…

  • Create a LinkedIn profile that generates results
  • Find jobs, consulting opportunities, partners, and clients
  • Enhance your visibility to an audience of millions
  • Promote your services as a LinkedIn service provider
  • Develop a streamlined approach for managing contacts
  • Customize LinkedIn for maximum effectiveness and productivity
  • Use LinkedIn Answers and Groups for research and marketing
  • Extend the power of LinkedIn with third-party applications and tools
  • Give and receive professional recommendations
  • Recruit job candidates
  • Access LinkedIn from mobile devices
  • Advertise on LinkedIn

Category: Internet

Covers: LinkedIn

User Level: Beginning

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About the author

Patrice-Anne Rutledge is a business technology author and expert who has been featured on, AOL, CareerBuilder,, Fox News, MSN, and other media outlets around the world. She specializes in teaching others to maximize the power of new technologies such as social media and online collaboration to promote their businesses and careers. Patrice is a long-time LinkedIn member and social networking advocate who uses LinkedIn to develop her business, find clients, recruit staff, and much more. Her other books include Using LinkedIn, Using Facebook, and The Truth About Profiting from Social Networking, all from Pearson. She can be reached through her website at

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Pearson Education
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Jan 27, 2011
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Computers / Web / General
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My LinkedIn®


instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do


when you run into problems or limitations with LinkedIn

Tips and Notes

to help you take full advantage of LinkedIn

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through making the most of LinkedIn! Learn how to:

• Leverage the vast LinkedIn network, with hundreds of millions of members worldwide

• Create your LinkedIn account, explore the LinkedIn site, and get started fast

• Define your goals and create a profile that helps you achieve them

• Enhance your profile with multimedia content including images, audio, video, and documents

• Connect with people you know—and people you need to know

• Make the most of LinkedIn Messages, InMail™, and Introductions

• Systematically build your professional brand

• Find new jobs, consulting opportunities, and clients

• Optimize and streamline the way you manage contacts

• Request, provide, manage, and revise professional recommendations

• Use endorsements to demonstrate your expertise

• Customize your LinkedIn home page to view the content that’s most relevant to you

• Use LinkedIn Groups for networking, research, and marketing

• Extend the power of LinkedIn with external tools

• Access LinkedIn from mobile devices

• Use LinkedIn to recruit the world’s best talent

• Decide whether to upgrade to a LinkedIn premium account

• Promote your firm with an outstanding LinkedIn Company Page

• Drive maximum value from LinkedIn Ads and Sponsored Updates

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