Advantages of using LinkedIn

Advantages of Using LinkedIn

Advantages of Using LinkedIn

After so many posts on ERP software got time to cover up something on LinkedIn – LinkedIn is one of the top social media networking sites specifically for professionals who like to connect with other professionals in similar field. Unlike Facebook or Twitter, LinkedIn has serious audience.

A Background about LinkedIn:

LinkedIn was founded in December 2002 but launched on May 5, 2003, the main motive is professional networking and considered as one of the largest professional networking website. LinkedIn Reported more than 225 million acquired users across 200 countries and territories.

LinkedIn is one of the top social media website where your business presence is important to improvise social media networking.

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How you can gain advantage of Using LinkedIn

Connecting with Professionals:

The main motive of using LinkedIn is to get connect Professionals. You can connect with different professionals and experts from similar industries or from different industries. LinkedIn professionals are 100% serious users unlike Facebook or Twitter where you may find fake users.

“65% of LinkedIn users are male – with the biggest percentage of users being 35-54 years old.”

Job Search:

By following various companies you can find important news and events along with Job openings. LinkedIn is considered as one of the best social networking website for HR professionals seeking talented pool of employees for their organizations.

“In July 2011, LinkedIn launched a new feature allowing companies to include an “Apply with LinkedIn” button on job listing pages. The new plugin will allow potential employees to apply for positions using their LinkedIn profiles as resumes.” – source Wikipedia 

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Connecting with Companies:

With LinkedIn you can connect with different organizations or related groups to know about news, events which interest you. You can also resolve the queries by simply answering the questions in a group.

Gaining Professional Knowledge:

LinkedIn also helps you in gaining Professional Knowledge by raisining your queries and opinions on various pages where your queries get resolved by best professionals in the industry which helps you in proper decision making.

New Customer:

You can search for new customers and opportunities via connecting with people who might be interested in your products and services. You can even go for paid LinkedIn account to check contact information to get connect easily. You can even add connections and send messages to those accepted connections.

Getting connected with old employees and Customers:

LinkedIn helps you in getting connected with your old contacts for future business. Even you get to know detailed whereabouts of your colleagues that may not be possible with twitter or other social media networking websites.

In January 2013, the countries with the most LinkedIn users were

  • United States with 74 million members
  • India with 20 million members
  • United Kingdom with 11 million members
  • Brazil with 11 million members
  • Canada with 7 million members
  • Australia with 4 million members
  • UAE with 1.3 million members

Source Wikipedia

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Company Pages:

A Company page on LinkedIn is important for News, Announcement, product launch, Promotions, sharing different case studies and increasing traffic to your website. Creating a company page on linked in is quite easy, Company page on LinkedIn can increase your brand value since employees associated with your Organization are automatically showed and many other people can follow your company page.

There are over 2 million LinkedIn Company Pages on LinkedIn

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