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LinkedIn Strategies for Writers

LinkedIn just counted 200 million members.

Is your LinkedIn profile in good shape? Here’s more from the company: “New members continue to join LinkedIn at a rate of two per second. The company has added more than 13 million members since its last announcement on November 1, 2012.” As the network grows, you need to make sure your profile is professional and easy to find.

We’ve collected some strategies for improving your LinkedIn footprint:

LinkedIn Profile Tips for Writers & Publishing Pros

Why You Should Use LinkedIn Endorsements & Notifications

LinkedIn Groups for Publishing Professionals SocialTimes has more: “LinkedIn wants to be able to map every business in the world through its business profiles, including all of the part and full-time jobs and the number of skilled workers. (It’s possible, considering that 63 percent of LinkedIn’s 187 million-strong user base is located outside of the United States. The network currently includes 2.6 million company pages.) Toward that end, LinkedIn also gives members the option to add skills to their profiles for other members to endorse.  In the short-term, these endorsements validate a person’s skill set to a recruiter.”

Last year, we discussed these developments on the Morning Media Menu with SocialTimes editor Devon Glenn. Press play below to listen…

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