LinkedIn is a business-related social networking site. With LinkedIn you can:
- Maintain a list of professional contacts
- Network with people, organizations, or companies
- Search for jobs
When setting up your profile be sure do the following:
- To ensure appearing in a Google search fill out your profile completely and use keywords related to your profession
- Connect with people you know and with those related to your profession
- Customize your URL to reflect your name ("edit profile" screen)
- Join groups related to your profession
- Add applications like Twitter, WordPress, Blogger, etc.
- If used as your social media home base, be sure to keep your LinkedIn page updated.