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5 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Is Probably Missing

Posted On02/14/2017

ContributorShirin Miller

LinkedIn: the ultimate networking and career-building website out there. Serving as a digital portfolio, it’s the Resume 2.0. It allows you to showcase yourself as more than just a professional, but also a person you’d want to grab a drink with after work. But, like any social network, in order to get the most out of LinkedIn, you have to figure out the right way to use it.

As a social media marketer, Linkedin is usually a perpetually-open tab on my Mac. In addition to growing the LinkedIn business profile for the company I work for, I love sharing my own blog posts about entrepreneurship and marketing. After recently starting my own #sidehustle, LinkedIn became even more important for building a quality portfolio and connecting with those who need social media and marketing assistance.

Anyone can make a LinkedIn profile, especially in this day and age. All it takes is responding to that pesky invite email in your inbox. But it’s exponentially harder to have one that accurately and energetically conveys what you’re all about, that can be used to build new relationships.

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