Watch LinkedIn Grow [pics]

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Every Cinco de Mayo LinkedIn celebrates its anniversary. Back in May 5th, 2003, the LinkedIn network started with just 10 people — the founding employees connected to each other. LinkedIn at 500,000 users. LinkedIn at 2 million users. LinkedIn at 5 million users.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. So how can companies most successfully use LinkedIn to generate more leads and sales? What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group?

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How Can Linkedin Grow?

Idaconcpts

LinkedIn is at a tipping point. View more pictures from the bell ringing ceremony taken at the New York Stock Exchange, the day LNKD started trading – May 19, 2011.). One major question that investors have about LinkedIn is: “How can Linkedin grow?

LinkedIn’s Announces First Earnings Call (Q2 2011)

Idaconcpts

On 08/04/11, LinkedIn reported their financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. LinkedIn provided the key highlights: Members grew to 115.8 Pacific Time LinkedIn will host an earnings call both from LinkedIn’s Company Page and their @ linkedin account.

Is LinkedIn the New Old Boys Network?

Adam Sherk

According to the new Pew Internet study Social Networking Sites and our Lives there are nearly twice as many male LinkedIn users as female. Do men prefer LinkedIn’s brand of simple, stripped down, business-oriented networking?

How To Make The Best Use of LinkedIn Groups

Mindjumpers

Tweet We have recently been writing about how to make the best use of LinkedIn for your brand. So far, we have written about LinkedIn pages and Recruitment Solutions , which are the direct ways of marketing your brand. Starting a Group on LinkedIn is one of the best ways to do that.

Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second

Mindjumpers

million for the year ending in August 2011, says a new study by comScore. LinkedIn was a close second with up 69% to 5.5 Facebook Linkedin Social Media Twitter LinkedIn growth location-based services Smartphones social media on mobiles user data

Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No

Almost Savvy

Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn. Not surprisingly, many people have since added the feature, causing my LinkedIn homepage to no longer be a place of value and interest to me.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

You can get the whole story in B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 , a free (and no registration required) white paper from Aggregage (the software that powers the BMZ site). Among the findings: • If you don’t have a blog yet, 2011 is the year to start one. Share this on LinkedIn.

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5 LinkedIn “Must Haves&#

Social Media Citizens

With everyone going on about the wonders of Facebook and Twitter, our poor friend LinkedIn sometimes gets left out in the cold. With millions of people from all over the globe taking part in the conversation on LinkedIn, it is definitely a place online where your audience thrives.

LinkedIn Confusion: Group or Company Page?

SocialFish

You probably have a LinkedIn icon up there. Let’s compare: NTEN group on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups enable people to join, discuss topics that are important to them, and interact with other group members. NTEN company page on LinkedIn. Quick Tips LinkedIn

How To Set Up a Presence on LinkedIn

Mindjumpers

Tweet Whenever we think of professional networking and corporate branding, the first thing that comes to mind is LinkedIn. And rightly so, with 100 million professionals following 1,9 million companies on LinkedIn, it is worth considering to grow a presence here on LinkedIn.

How to Remove LinkedIn Connections

Idaconcpts

Have a LinkedIn connection that messages you too much about “how to learn to create a Twitter account with 5,000 followers in one day&# ? Here’s how to remove those annoying LinkedIn connections. Select the LinkedIn connection that you want to remove.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile.

Linking Up on LinkedIn

Idaconcpts

Launched in 2003, LinkedIn is a business-related social networking site. Mainly used for professional networking, the company reported more than 100 million registered users as of March 2011. With last month’s LinkedIn stock market launch the company is more talked about than ever.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. New Edition of the Ranking Factors for 2011 is Now Live !:

How People & Businesses Are Using LinkedIn [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In March this year, the professional networking service LinkedIn hit the 100-million-user milestone. LinkedIn is growing so quickly that it’s adding a new member every second. Gaining more and more members, LinkedIn is naturally getting more powerful and widespread.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. How much does Social Media cost companies in 2011?

What 29% of My LinkedIn Connections Did

Ari Herzog

Of 968 and growing LinkedIn connections of mine , 281 of them, or 29 percent, “started something new&# last year. Want to tell your LinkedIn network what you recently did? Related articles you may enjoy: Facebook Twitter and LinkedIn – The Truth. Share it on LinkedIn!

My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Nevertheless, here are my top 10 posts of 2011 by pageviews: Which NBA Teams Have Seen the Most Growth on Twitter and Facebook? Is LinkedIn the New Old Boys Network? Looking at my 2011 posts, it is interesting that a sports topic got the top slot since that’s not a major focus for me.

The Top 3 ‘Big Ones’ in Social Media 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet Closing in on the end of 2011, I have listed the three big “events” that in my opinion have lead to important development within the field of social media. 2011 was the year when Page took over as CEO at Google. How To Make Your LinkedIn Page Talk About Your Brand.

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Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Is a Blog Still Important in 2011?

How To Opt-Out of Social Ads on LinkedIn in 5 Clicks

Almost Savvy

UPDATE : LinkedIn changed the design of their social ads and posted a clarification to their policy. Oh, how I love LinkedIn! As much as I also adore Twitter and Facebook, LinkedIn is still the one place to get started building your brand and career online. But, LinkedIn?

How Small Businesses Can Use LinkedIn to Grow

Mindjumpers

Taking it forward, I thought it would be a good idea to elaborate on a network which caters to corporate, namely LinkedIn. The way clientele of LinkedIn functions is quite different from the one of Facebook and Twitter. Would love to hear anything that you have tried on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Launches Status Updates For Companies

Mindjumpers

Tweet LinkedIn recently announced a new feature called ‘Company Status Updates’, which allows companies to share recent happenings like breaking news about the company, employee moves and relevant job openings or latest on their products and services.

8 Years With LinkedIn – Looking at the Growth [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet On May 5 th , LinkedIn celebrated its 8 th birthday. LinkedIn has gone through a great development especially in the last couple of years. LinkedIn itself has changed dramatically since those early days. LinkedIn is the Login of Choice for B2B sites [infographic].

What Are You Doing Wrong on LinkedIn?

Social Media Citizens

So you’re ready to get started networking on LinkedIn and converting those contacts to leads and partnerships. Think of LinkedIn as your online resume. The more complete the better – LinkedIn profiles adds to your overall SEO power.) Add LinkedIn to your email signature. Just let LinkedIn import your contacts. Use the LinkedIn Browser or Outlook toolbars. LinkedIn keeps an eye on how many people mark you as “don’t know” after a request.

LinkedIn Adds 3 Fun Ways to Remember Your Connections

Almost Savvy

LinkedIn doesn’t get much love in the “I can’t wait to go online and have fun with my friends&# category of social networking sites, but make no mistake – for professionals, wannabe professionals, businesses or non-profits, LinkedIn is where the real action is.

Converting Your LinkedIn Connections to Customers

Social Media Citizens

Last time you checked your LinkedIn stats, you had a good number of connections, and it seems to be growing every day. LinkedIn groups are all about sharing your experiences, advice and tips to make a connection. How has LinkedIn worked for you? Community Management How To Personal Branding Strategies Tools Chris Tompkins go media linkedin linkedin marketing

LinkedIn is the Login of Choice for B2B sites [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet The social networking platform LinkedIn has become the login of choice on business-to-business websites. However, now LinkedIn is the platform gaining the position. A great increase for LinkedIn. Similar Posts: Linkedin Steps Up – We Want Your Time.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

LinkedIn Reaches 174 Million Members, Revenue Up 89%

The Realtime Report

LinkedIn now has 174 million members, up from 116 million one year ago. LinkedIn’s revenue sources include display ads, subscriptions for premium services, and jobs board. Unlike Facebook, LinkedIn does not rely largely on advertising as a revenue source.

ROI and Social CRM Use Case 1: Using LinkedIn for Member Recruitment

SocialFish

Using LinkedIn for member recruitment [Possible now]. USE CASE: An association has a members-only group on LinkedIn. Each time a member joins the LinkedIn group, the community manager updates the LinkedIn Group field in the members’ AMS record, and adds their LinkedIn profile URL.

How To Make Your LinkedIn Page Talk About Your Brand

Mindjumpers

Tweet When talking about corporate branding, the first thing which comes to mind is LinkedIn. Through LinkedIn, this can be done in a cost effective way. Last week, we wrote about how to set up a presence on LinkedIn. Similar Posts: LinkedIn Launches Status Updates For Companies.

LinkedIn Tip: Be Sure To Add Skills To Your LinkedIn Profile

SocMed Sean

The Skills feature of a LinkedIn profile is one of the most often overlooked features, but one that is critical to anyone leveraging LinkedIn to develop a social network or look for a job. Be sure to add your skills and experience to your LinkedIn Profile.

Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

According to Compete.com, traffic to the site did fall off sharply in February and March of 2011 after an initial surge, but has rebounded to new highs since then (though half a million unique visitors per month isn’t particularly impressive for a social media site).

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

LinkedIn: 200 million active users. via LinkedIn. LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users. This week, LinkedIn announced that the social networking platform now has over 200 million users, in 200 countries and 19 languages around the world.

5 Sure-Fire Signs Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks

Shift Digital

If you are using LinkedIn to market your business online, you know how tricky it can be to set up your LinkedIn’s Company Page. It’s important to utilize the Analytics tab on your LinkedIn Company Page. How to Fix It: Go to your LinkedIn Company Page and click the Products tab.

Skills: another new LinkedIn feature | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

LinkedIn Is The #1 Social Network

Small Business Mavericks

A new report shows that LinkedIn – not Facebook and not Twitter – is the No. LinkedIn, however, is strictly business. And if you want to connect with others who are strictly business, then LinkedIn is the place to go. I’m not a bit surprised that, in terms of ROI, business professionals find LinkedIn to be their most important social network. Social Media facebook LinkedIn Twitter