10 ways to get more out of LinkedIn

With more than 80 million users worldwide, LinkedIn has established itself as the premier social networking site for professionals. If you're job searching, looking to broaden your network or hunting for new partnerships, these 10 tips and tricks will propel you toward success.

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Rank Higher in Search Results

If you want people to find you on LinkedIn, you need to [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/596402|improve your search ranking.]]

Generate a list of keywords— ones people would use if they wanted to find you. If you're an IT consultant, maybe those words are "IT," "consultant" and "technology consultant." Then revisit each field in your profile and restructure it so you're frequently using these keywords. Be sure to complete all parts of your profile thoroughly, especially your summary and your work experiences.

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