100% Pure Strategy. This book lays it out in a clear direct manner how to use LinkedIn to communicate your message to 1,000’s on a daily basis.
This stand alone workbook uses exercises, tips, strategies, and examples to walk you through creating a “Killer” profile, building credibility, and standing out among the competition.
Since 2001 I have been an insurance broker. This book details the strategies I use to drive from 3 to 5 calls from prospects each week.
Grade Your LinkedIn Profile with the Linkulator – Provided by Social Media Sonar
Ever wondered how your LinkedIn efforts compare to the average user. The LinkedIn Presence scorer grades your LinkedIn activity on a scale from 0 to 100, and shows you the average score among those who have graded their profile. The results also include tips on what you can do to improve your score and presence.
Google Alerts to Track Topics – Available by google
Set up a Google Alert to track LinkedIn related topics to keep up to date with changes and information about LinkedIn.
LinkedIn Answers & RSS Feeds – Available from LinkedIn
Track topics based on keywords and categories in LinkedIn Answers to review and respond to questions posed by other LinkedIn members.
Xobni Email Plugin
This Outlook plugin opens a summary window that displays information on each email sender and how you connect to that person.
Outlook Toolbar – Provided by LinkedIn
The Outlook toolbar isan excellent way to have full-time access to your LinkedIn contacts and information even when you are not on the LinkedIn Web site. The tool integrates your LinkedIn data with Outlook, provider you instant access to en email sender’s profile.
Browser Toolbars (IE & Firefox) – Provided by LinkedIn
The LinkedIn Browser Toolbar allows you to directly access LinkedIn, it allows you to search from anywhere, and also get the scoop on inside job connections. With easy one-click access to LinkedIn, you can easily see the LinkedIn profiles of everyone sending you Web mail.
LinkedIn Mobile – Provided by LinkedIn
Find and connect with over 85 million professionals, get the latest updates, and share your status – all from your mobile device. …for iPhone, Blackberry, and Palm.
If you have another type of phone you can access LinkedIn’s mobile site at: http://m.linkedin.com
Lotus Notes Widget 1.0 – Provided by LinkedIn
This easy to use add-in dynamically displays LinkedIn profile, status, and other information in the Notes 8 sidebar. The new plug-in is a great example of “contextual collaboration” — where users access relevant information without having to leave behind what they are already working on.
Share on LinkedIn for Browsers – Provided by LinkedIn
Share webpages with your professional network and groups straight from your browser even when you’re not on LinkedIn.
Let your users discover how they are connected to companies on your site. You pass a company name and we’ll show how many people the user knows and a few sample names. This widget works great for news sites and blogs, letting readers connect to people at companies you mention. It also works well on jobs sites where job seekers can see who they know at hiring companies. Use it anywhere to inject professional networking into your site.>
Show LinkedIn profiles on your blog, website, or application. The Profile widget shows the public profile of anyone in LinkedIn. Use it to show your own profile on your blog or website. Or use it in your business application to show profiles of people. The Profile widget takes a Public Profile URL and shows the public profile for that person. Your users can then click through to see the full LinkedIn profile page, including how they may be related and communication options.
Embed this “recommend” button on your website, for each of your services or products so your customers can recommend away with ease – again, with just the click of a mouse.The code:
Share on LinkedIn
Add a Share on LinkedIn link to your website or blog allowing your users to share your content with their LinkedIn connections or networks. This gives your content legs: one user visits your site and can notify literally tens, hundreds, or thousands of others. Works great for news sites, blogs, and other content rich sites
This application shows new members joining LinkedIn from around the world. (requires Google Earth)
Build, save & share beautifully formatted resumes based on your LinkedIn profile.
Integrate LinkedIn directly into Google Chrome. Easy access to your LinkedIn updates, anytime.
Signal is aimed at making it easy for all professionals to glean the most relevant insights from the never-ending stream of status updates and news.