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.