(PRWEB) September 22, 2013
The original LinkedIn site launched in 2003 and today it’s bigger than ever. As a result businesses should be using it to help them grow their business, Gollan asserts in his updated business bulletin LinkedIn Tips for Entrepreneurs.
The first step to LinkedIn is to create a profile, fill out the summary page then sign up using an email address. The email address should be the individual’s business address – allowing them to establish a connection to their company.
In creating the profile Summary and individual with a business should fill in a sentence or two about their company – around two paragraphs in total. Next should come Experience then Education, says business mentor Gollan.
He adds: “The secret to creating a profile people is making sure new people
understand who you are, what you do and what your business can provide for them.”
Owners of a business can claim their company page on LinkedIn. The connection is made in the system. Company profiles allow businesses to upload their logo and write a summary of the business, including the industry sector and number of employees.
The page can also list the services and products the company sells. The business page also allows companies to list any openings they may have.
To make connections individuals should connect with former classmates, colleagues, partners and other professional links.
The area of opportunity to make new connections on LinkedIn is through an individual’s current connections. The site itself makes suggestions for people to follow in different ways. An individual can reach out and connect with those people then start building a relationship with them via t
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