Paul Haarman shares The Top 10 LinkedIn Features you’re not using enough

Here are Top 10 LinkedIn Features:

1. Update multiple sections at once with the Activity Feed tool.

The Activity Feed lets you keep up to date on what your connections are doing and also allows you to update your status and activity broadcasts with a single click says Paul Haarman. You can even upload media directly from here without needing to visit other pages or tabs within LinkedIn [Editors note: That is very useful!]. This feature is especially helpful for those who do not own companies but still want their profile to look more professional. By using this activity feed, it makes it look like they’re always working on something cool and – better yet – receiving some recognition for their efforts….

2. Use the In Mail tool to reach out to potential clients or other professionals.

The In Mail feature allows you to send messages directly to other LinkedIn members, even if you don’t have their contact information. This can be a very powerful tool for networking and building relationships with potential clients or others in your field. Just be sure to personalize your messages as much as possible and only send them to those who would be interested in what you have to say…

3. Take advantage of the Skills & Endorsements section.

This section can be a great way to show off your skills and endorsements from others. Make sure to list your skills accurately and also ask your connections to endorse you for those that you feel confident about. This can help you stand out from all of your other connections and position yourself as an industry leader.

4. Use the Search tool to find others in your industry.

You can use LinkedIn’s search engine to look up people by their name, title, company or location. This is a great way to find people who are currently employed at a certain company or those that work in a specific field. You can also set up alerts using this search function to let you know whenever someone from your network updates their profile or another update that may be relevant for you to see…

5. Highlight popular skills on your profile with the Skills & Endorsements tool.

The Skills & Endorsements section allows you to highlight four top skills from your profile so they appear on your summary says Paul Haarman. This can be a great way to show off the skills that you are most proud of and that you feel best represent you. You can also ask your connections to endorse you for these skills to increase your credibility…

6. Use the Groups tool to find potential clients or employment opportunities.

LinkedIn’s Groups tool can be a great way to connect with others in your industry or field. You can use this tool to find potential clients, employees or even just networking opportunities. There are groups for almost every topic imaginable, so it’s likely that you’ll be able to find one that is relevant to you. Just be sure to read the group rules before posting anything and always act respectfully towards others…

7. Connect with other professionals on LinkedIn Pulse.

LinkedIn Pulse is a blogging platform that is integrated with LinkedIn. This means that you can write articles, connect with other professionals and even build an audience for your writing. This can be a great way to share your thoughts and ideas with others in your field and also help to build your personal brand…

8. Use the Company Pages tool to stay up-to-date on industry news.

The Company Pages tool allows you to follow companies that you are interested in. This can be a great way to stay up-to-date on industry news, products, and services offered by the company and even job postings. You can also interact with other followers of the company page and leave comments or questions for the company itself…

9. Connect with job seekers on LinkedIn Jobs.

If you are constantly hiring new employees, one of the best ways to find them is to look through your LinkedIn network says Paul Haarman. The LinkedIn Jobs tool connects you with people who are currently seeking employment at other companies or even those that are looking for a career change. You can also make recommendations from your connections and let companies know when one of your contacts sends over an applicant…

10. Use the Intro tool to make a first impression with others.

The Intro tool allows you to send a personalized connection request message along with a list of shared connections and mutual friends when connecting with someone else on LinkedIn. This is a great way to personalize the connection request and immediately connect with them based on shared connections. You can also use this tool when sending a connection request to let them know why you’re interested in connecting with them in particular…

Conclusion:

Paul Haarman says In the end, becoming a LinkedIn Power User isn’t necessarily about knowing every little thing about LinkedIn. Instead, it’s more about gaining general knowledge of all the other things you can do to maximize your LinkedIn experience and make it work for you. Being able to adapt to change quickly while staying up-to-date on industry news is what separates a power user from a regular standard user. So get out there and increase your influence!

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