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LinkedIn Shows You What Makes A Perfect Profile LinkedIn Shows You What Makes A Perfect Profile

Link Humans has put together an interesting infographic with tips for creating the perfect profile on LinkedIn. This one’s worth paying attention to considering that LinkedIn itself is sharing it. LinkedIn’s Alexis Baird writes, “Your profile is the place to …

LinkedIn Gives Jobseekers New iPhone App LinkedIn Gives Jobseekers New iPhone App

LinkedIn just announced the launch of a new Job Search app for iPhone, providing users with customizable search options, recommended jobs, and updates on companies of interest. “The new Job Search app is LinkedIn’s first standalone app experience dedicated to …

Why Some Businesses Are Unsatisfied With LinkedIn Showcase Pages Why Some Businesses Are Unsatisfied With LinkedIn Showcase Pages

A couple months ago, LinkedIn killed the Products & Services tab on Company pages, and upset a fair amount of companies. LinkedIn suggested that businesses use its Showcase Pages instead, but some simply don’t think this approach works so well. …

LinkedIn Reveals New Search Architecture LinkedIn Reveals New Search Architecture

LinkedIn just announced a new search architecture that it has already implemented, moving away from Lucene, upon which its early search engines were built, to Galene. LinkedIn’s Sriram Sankar and Asif Makhani explain, “Around a year ago, we decided to …

LinkedIn Premium Members Get Some New Goodies LinkedIn Premium Members Get Some New Goodies

LinkedIn is adding new features to its premium experience for new and existing subscribers, including early access to a custom background feature for your profile, which will roll out to all members in the coming months. Also new to Premium …

LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’ LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’

With the school year wrapping up, LinkedIn has decided to put together some data to paint us a picture (an infographic actually) of the state of student recruiting in 2014. According to the company, there are over 39 million students …

LinkedIn Shows You How Your Profile Ranks Compared To Others In Your Network LinkedIn Shows You How Your Profile Ranks Compared To Others In Your Network

LinkedIn introduced a new feature of its Who’s Viewed Your Profile page showing you “how you rank” compared to others in your network. It’s almost like LinkedIn’s own little Klout score. Unsurprisingly, the Who’s Viewed Your Profile feature is one …

LinkedIn Makes Another Move That Irritates Business Users LinkedIn Makes Another Move That Irritates Business Users

About a month ago, LinkedIn angered some of its business users when it announced that it would get rid of the Products/Services tab in favor of Showcase Pages. Now it’s irritating users again by shutting down its business card scanning …

LinkedIn Deepens Partnership With Evernote, Shuts Down CardMunch LinkedIn Deepens Partnership With Evernote, Shuts Down CardMunch

LinkedIn announced that it is “deepening” its partnership with Evernote and shutting down its own CardMunch app. Going forward, LinkedIn members will be able to scan business cards using Evernote’s mobile app, and directly connected it with contacts on LinkedIn. …

LinkedIn Adds Company Page Features LinkedIn Adds Company Page Features

LinkedIn angered some businesses with the removal of one feature recently, but is now introducing some new features for company pages. Businesses can now utilize language preference targeting and a personalized page feed. The features work for Company Pages as …

LinkedIn Earnings Released, Revenue Up 46% LinkedIn Earnings Released, Revenue Up 46%

LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the first quarter with revenue of $473.2 million, up 46% year-over-year. The company managed to beat analysts’ expectations. The company reminds us that it has over 300 million members, which it announced a …

LinkedIn Charges You To View Full Names, But Only If You’re Logged In LinkedIn Charges You To View Full Names, But Only If You’re Logged In

For some reason, LinkedIn is hiding the last name of some members on profile pages when you’re logged in. This appears to be happening at least when you’re searching for a person on Google. As far as we can tell, …

LinkedIn Launches Partner Programs For Sponsored Updates, Content LinkedIn Launches Partner Programs For Sponsored Updates, Content

LinkedIn announced two new types of Certified Marketing Partners – Sponsored Updates Partners and Content Partners. These, the company says, will make it easier for brands and agencies to scale their content marketing efforts on LinkedIn’s platform. LinkedIn launched Sponsored …

Infographic: LinkedIn Analyzes Global Economic Confidence Infographic: LinkedIn Analyzes Global Economic Confidence

LinkedIn recently surveyed 14,000 senior business leaders in 16 countries to get an idea about the health of local and global economies. The company has put the highlights together in an easy-to-read infograhpic for your viewing pleasure. It’s not the …

LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Members, Compares Today To Five Years Ago In Infographic LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Members, Compares Today To Five Years Ago In Infographic

LinkedIn announced on Friday that it has surpassed the 300 million member mark. When it reported its earnings in February, it had 277 million. A third of the 300 million are members in the U.S. “While this is an exciting …

LinkedIn Makes SlideShare More Mobile-Friendly LinkedIn Makes SlideShare More Mobile-Friendly

LinkedIn has launched an Android app for SlideShare, as well as a redesigned mobile web experience and a mobile preview feature for uploads on the desktop. Video: SlideShare Android App from SlideShare LinkedIn acquired SlideShare about two years ago, and …

LinkedIn Angers Businesses With Feature Removal LinkedIn Angers Businesses With Feature Removal

As recently reported, LinkedIn is killing the Products & Services tab on Company pages. It turns out that some businesses aren’t a fan of this move. Do you use the Products & Services tab? Do you find it to be …

LinkedIn Is Giving Companies An Internal Job Recommendations Tool LinkedIn Is Giving Companies An Internal Job Recommendations Tool

LinkedIn announced new features to make recruiting and talent retainment easier. One of these is for Internal Job Recommendations, which raises employee awareness about open positions within the companies they’re already working at. More importantly, for those looking to retain …

LinkedIn Redesigns Groups Landing Home LinkedIn Redesigns Groups Landing Home

LinkedIn has released a new landing page for LinkedIn Groups users to manage their participation and discover new groups. You can access this if you go to “Interests” in the top menu, and then go to “Groups”. The company says …

LinkedIn Kills Products/Services Tab On Company Pages LinkedIn Kills Products/Services Tab On Company Pages

Back in November, LinkedIn launched “Showcase Pages” for companies to show off specific brands and products, which users can follow separately. Users can follow Microsoft Office specifically, for example, without having to follow Microsoft itself.

YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report] YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn & Twitter Are All Better Than Facebook For Post-Click Engagement [Report]

Shareaholic has a new report out called “Social Referrals That Matter,” which looks at the average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rates for visitors to its network of sites from the top 8 social media platforms. The report …