LinkedIn For Dummies

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-02-21
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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What the book covers: the key features of LinkedIn including understanding how LinkedIn works, joining LinkedIn, starting your network, building your own profile, searching the network, growing your network, requesting and writing recommendations, keeping track of your LinkedIn activities, finding a job, finding employees, finding professional services, getting connected with groups, marketing yourself and your business, developing strategic partnerships, cultivating sales leads, finding potential investors, and more. Updated coverage of the LinkedIn service: This new edition will have will have approximately 30-40% new content. This includes coverage of the latest release of LinkedIn, new tools such as status updates, using LinkedIn on your mobile device, and the latest trends and tools in the market. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than nineteen years.

Author Biography

Joel Elad, MBA, is the head of Real Method Consulting, a company dedicated to educating people through training seminars, DVDs, books, and other media. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Facebook Advertising For Dummies, Starting an Online Business All-in-One For Dummies, and Web Stores Do-It-Yourself For Dummies.

Table of Contents


Part I: LinkedIn Basics.

Chapter 1: Looking into LinkedIn.

Chapter 2: Sign Me Up!

Chapter 3: Building Your Profile.

Part II: Finding Others and Getting Connected.

Chapter 4: Searching LinkedIn.

Chapter 5: Managing Introductions and InMail.

Chapter 6: Growing Your Network.

Chapter 7: Using LinkedIn Answers.

Part III: Growing and Managing Your Network.

Chapter 8: Exploring the Power of Recommendations.

Chapter 9: Keeping Track of Your LinkedIn Activities.

Chapter 10: Using LinkedIn with Your E-Mail and Browser.

Part IV: Finding Employees, Jobs, and Services.

Chapter 11: Finding Employees.

Chapter 12: Finding a Job.

Chapter 13: Finding Professional Services.

Part V: Using LinkedIn for Everyday Business.

Chapter 14: Getting Connected with LinkedIn Groups.

Chapter 15: Marketing Yourself and Your Business.

Chapter 16: Using LinkedIn to Increase Your Sales.

Chapter 17: Venture Capital and Angel Funding.

Chapter 18: Miscellaneous Creative Uses of LinkedIn.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten LinkedIn Do's and Don'ts.

Chapter 20: Ten LinkedIn Resources.


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