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LinkedIn Now Shows How Your Profile Ranks In Your Network

LinkedIn Now Shows How Your Profile Ranks In Your Network | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

LinkedIn may have just found a way to make its service a little more addictive.


LinkedIn announced on Wednesday that it is expanding on the Who's Viewed Your Profile section with a new feature that shows how your profile ranks compared to others at your company and to everyone you're connected with on the social network. The ranking is based on the number of times your profile has been viewed during the previous 30 days.

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The most addictive feature on LinkedIn is about to get even more addictive, or helpful, depending on how you look at it.

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The Complete Guide to LinkedIn Etiquette

The Complete Guide to LinkedIn Etiquette | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

LinkedIn has developed a killer resource of 225 million users, one you absolutely should take advantage of when it comes to your career. But you'll have to navigate LinkedIn's potentially tricky tools and settings while you're at it. Not to mention take care to maintain proper etiquette at all times. That's a lot of pressure.


Chances are, if you do use LinkedIn, you're approaching the network from a job seeker's perspective — if not now, then in the future. Or maybe you're a recruiter or a PR representative looking to network and pitch via LinkedIn.

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Mashable dissects some of the biggest etiquette dos and don'ts when logging into LinkedIn, the web's largest professional network.

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7 Ways to Optimize Your Professional Profile

7 Ways to Optimize Your Professional Profile | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it
Here are some tips to help you optimize your online profiles and raise your personal brand awareness.


Companies spend a lot of money every year making sure they are found online. And there are countless articles explaining the ins and outs of online marketing for a corporate brand. But what about your personal brand? How should you optimize your personal brand so you’re easily discovered?

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6 Steps To Building A Killer Linkedin Profile

6 Steps To Building A Killer Linkedin Profile | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Two every second: That's how many people join LinkedIn as new members, many of whom hope to exploit the platform's rich resource for industry contacts. That means that by the time you finish reading this article, you’ll have on average 250 people and counting to compete with for the professional world’s attention.


But before you even consider your strategies for interacting on the popular social media site, you must first look inwards--at the state of your profile.


This infographic from social media agency Link Humans shows you how to stand out from the crowd and put your best profile forward:

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What you do with your LinkedIn profile can mean the difference between garnering views and job prospects and alienating potential employers.

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13 Mistakes Your Business Is Making On LinkedIn

13 Mistakes Your Business Is Making On LinkedIn | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it
A LinkedIn insider tells us the common pitfalls.


LinkedInisn't just a good resource for professionals.When used the right way, it can be a powerful tool for businesses too—and not just for recruiting, the way most managers think of using the site.


Businesses that navigate LinkedIn properly engage customers, generate sales leads, and swap internal information among employees.


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Personal Branding With Social Media [Infographic]

Personal Branding With Social Media [Infographic] | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Personal Branding With Social Media Infographic via Chris Voss


Why having the right social media tools matter:


"Social media tools have the tremendous power to put you in contact with thousands of people in order to build your online brand you need to know all of the possibilities, as well as how all of your activities are working together.


It's important to be consistent so that each part of your social media network is contributing positively to the brand you are trying to build.


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