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LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Members LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Members
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Today, LinkedIn is announcing a pretty significant milestone. The social network for professionals has just topped 200 million members. For reference, LinkedIn hit 100 million members back in March of 2011 – meaning it’s taken them nearly two years to …

LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented

LinkedIn recently revealed its 12 most popular stories of the year, which included articles from Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Entrepreneur, to name a few. Yep, it really is the professional network. The top 12 were: 1. The …

That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular

Back in September, LinkedIn launched Endorsements, a way for people to endorse others in their network for specific skills, making them more attractive candidates for various positions and/or projects. The company announced today that it has seen over 550 million …

LinkedIn App Gets Updated For BlackBerry Smartphones LinkedIn App Gets Updated For BlackBerry Smartphones

LinkedIn updated its mobile app last month with the ability to edit a profile from within the app. The update only applied to iOS and Android with a BlackBerry app update nowhere in sight. It’s now here a month later, …

LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013 LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013

Back in October, LinkedIn rolled out a feature that allowed users to follow “thought leaders,” who used their expertise to educate the public about everything from specific industries to U.S. politics. The program ended up being successful enough that in …

LinkedIn Offers Employees a Shot at 3-Month Projects LinkedIn Offers Employees a Shot at 3-Month Projects
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Google’s 20% time became famous for the wild innovation it bred when the search engine was in its infancy. The idea was that talented people should be given one day a week to use company resources for something creative. Soon, …

Quora Adds LinkedIn Connectivity Quora Adds LinkedIn Connectivity
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Quora announced a new LinkedIn sharing feature today, enabling users to directly share their Quora contributions on their LinkedIn profiles. “Quora is a place where people share a wide range of knowledge and experience with others, and many users have …

Top LinkedIn Buzzwords Reveal Users’ ‘Creativity’ Top LinkedIn Buzzwords Reveal Users’ ‘Creativity’

When it comes to filling out an online resume, the summary section of a LinkedIn profile is the perfect place to show off writing skills and highlight abilities that don’t fit into other profile sections. Unfortunately, the section is most …

As LinkedIn’s Influencer Program Grows, Richard Branson Hits 1 Million Followers As LinkedIn’s Influencer Program Grows, Richard Branson Hits 1 Million Followers

At the beginning of October, LinkedIn debuted their new “Influencer” initiative, which allowed users to follow specific “thought leaders” across the network. At the outset, about 150 thought leaders from various industries were included in the program, which allowed them …

LinkedIn Asks Users About Their Dream Jobs LinkedIn Asks Users About Their Dream Jobs
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When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to dig up dinosaurs. Of course, life throws you some curveballs and not all of us play baseball. LinkedIn recently looked at the …

LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App

LinkedIn today announced the launch of what it call the most requested feature for its mobile app. Users will now be able to edit their profile from within the LinkedIn app. More specifically, users will be able to update their …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps
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LinkedIn has just released updates to their iOS and Android apps that brings one of the most-requested features to the mobile platform. Starting today, LinkedIn users can now edit their profiles via mobile. So if you just got hired, got …

Richard Branson and Barack Obama Are Your Most-Followed LinkedIn Thought Leaders Richard Branson and Barack Obama Are Your Most-Followed LinkedIn Thought Leaders

The people of LinkedIn have spoken. After the first month of the social network allowing them to follow “thought leaders,” they have elected Sir Richard Branson as the most thought leadery of all. With 757,000+ followers, he is the the …

LinkedIn Announces the New LinkedIn Profile LinkedIn Announces the New LinkedIn Profile

At a rare announcement event today, LinkedIn announced the “new” LinkedIn, which includes an updated profile page. “[It's] one of the biggest changes to a pillar product in LinkedIn’s history,” said Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO. Weiner introduced today’s event, which …

Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event

LinkedIn held its BrandConnect12 event in New York last week, which included a number of interesting marketing discussions with numerous professionals. LinkedIn has now made video of many of these available via its YouTube channel. So, if you wanted to …

LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Recruiters To Identify Company Followers LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Recruiters To Identify Company Followers

LinkedIn announced the launch of a new feature for its LinkedIn Recruiter “Talent Pipeline” tools, which lets you identify and engage with company followers right from Recruiter itself. LinkedIn introduced Talent Pipeline back in April to make it easier for …

Google Tops LinkedIn List of Most Desired Employers Google Tops LinkedIn List of Most Desired Employers

Today, another list has deemed Google the most desired company for potential employees. This time, it’s LinkedIn who has given Google the crown (Google was voted the best company to work for in Fortune’s list earlier this year). LinkedIn has …

LinkedIn’s New Company Pages Officially Launch LinkedIn’s New Company Pages Officially Launch
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Last month, LinkedIn revealed the new look for its company pages and let some of its partners, such as Philips, Citi, Dell, and HP in on the beta test for the design. At the same time, LinkedIn added company pages …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Follow Top “Influencers” LinkedIn Now Lets You Follow Top “Influencers”
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LinkedIn has allowed users to follow companies and groups for some time, making it easier to access the top news of the day.  In an effort to expand the type of updates users receive and to provide them more interesting …

LinkedIn Goes Danish For 3 Million Nordic Region Members LinkedIn Goes Danish For 3 Million Nordic Region Members
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LinkedIn announced that is has launched a new Danish language version. The company says there are over 3 million members across the Nordic region, including 900,000 in Denmark. “Every day, our members are adding information to their profiles, sharing important …

LinkedIn Adds Skill and Expertise Endorsements LinkedIn Adds Skill and Expertise Endorsements

LinkedIn today announced a new feature called Endorsements. The feature will allow LinkedIn members to endorse each others’ skills and expertise. Over on the LinkedIn Blog, LinkedIn Product Manager David Breger explained how the new feature will work. Users will …