Here are 33 LinkedIn Tips for you to Tweet!

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There aren’t too many days that I’m not reading an update from LinkedIn, connecting with someone on LinkedIn, participating in a group on LinkedIn, or promoting our content and business on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a lifeline for my business – and I’m happy with the upgrade I made to a premium account earlier this year. Here are some fantastic tips from leading social media and LinkedIn users from around the web. Be sure to share the tips and follow the folks that provided such great information!


Presenters and public speakers especially need to maintain an impressive LinkedIn profile to secure speaking opportunities, and build credibility with an audience. The 33 LinkedIn tips below are all summarized in 140 characters or less, making it easy to speed through the tips and move on to the important task of being active in the LinkedIn community. Leslie Belknap

We’ve added these tweets so that you can simply click on them to tweet them out!

  1. Tweet: Before a presentation, update your LinkedIn profile; attendees will review it to assess your credibility. @Ethos3
  2. Tweet: Transform a generic link to your website into a call to action, especially on company profiles. @EntMagazine
  3. Tweet: Create entries for every role you have performed within each job title. It’s okay to have overlapping dates. @Forbes
  4. Tweet: Share high-quality information with your network to create connections that become alliances. @ReidHoffman
  5. Tweet: The ideal length for LinkedIn long-form posts is 500 to 1,200 words. Tailor length for your audience. @SmallBizTrends
  6. Tweet: Skip the “How do you know this person” step. Click “Connect” from search results, instead of profiles. @SylvanLane
  7. Tweet: Want another user or company to see your LinkedIn status updates? Use @mentions when you post. @HubSpot
  8. Tweet: Don’t be a wallflower. Your profile is 5x more likely to be viewed if you join and are active in groups. @LinkedIn
  9. Tweet: When introducing yourself, don’t be self-centered. Be generous, genuine and focus on the other person. @EmmieMartin
  10. Tweet: Looking for a new job on LinkedIn? Don’t let your boss know; turn off your activity broadcasts. @CareerOutcomes
  11. Tweet: LinkedIn users who update their profiles regularly get more job offers than peers who contact recruiters. @RimDey
  12. Tweet: Censor yourself. If you wouldn’t say it in a job interview, don’t say it in a LinkedIn group, or post. @TechRepublic
  13. Tweet: Schedule time to be active on LinkedIn. Review your profile, monitor updates, participate in discussions. @ABAesq
  14. Tweet: Evernote and LinkedIn integrate; organize business cards, LinkedIn info, and networking notes in one place. @Evernote
  15. Tweet: Use your LinkedIn profile as a sales tool. Add a short video about your company to your profile. @Salesforce
  16. Tweet: Add value to LinkedIn groups: share visual presentations that will interest group members. @JayBaer
  17. Tweet: Profiles with pictures are 14x more likely to be viewed. Use a professional image with a neutral background. @LinkedIn
  18. Tweet: Avoid profile buzzwords, such as: creative, and motivated. Minimize adjectives. Emphasize verbs. @BusinessInsider
  19. Tweet: Don’t use the automated invitation message: “I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn.” @DailyMuse
  20. Tweet: ”LinkedIn has found that 20 posts per month can help you reach 60 percent of your unique audience.” @Buffer
  21. Tweet: The best times to post on LinkedIn: Tuesday and Thursdays, between 7am and 9am local time. @SocialMediaWeek
  22. Tweet: Company updates with images have a 98% higher comment rate than updates without images. @LinkedIn
  23. Tweet: Download LinkedIn’s Connected app; it’s designed to simplify professional relationship development. @Jillianiles
  24. Tweet: You are unique. Prove it. Use a creative headline instead of defaulting to your current job title. @MarketingSherpa
  25. Tweet: Help recruiters, prospects and potential partners find you; use keywords throughout your LinkedIn profile. @USnews
  26. Tweet: Successful LinkedIn content often provides ready-to-use takeaways in a list format. @AndreyGidaspov
  27. Tweet: Follow Dan Pink’s lead; he reprised a post “3 tips for TED speakers” for LinkedIn’s publishing platform. @DanielPink
  28. Tweet: Endorse people you respect. Send a thank-you message when someone endorses you. @JeffBullas
  29. Tweet: List volunteer experience on LinkedIn; 42% of hiring managers value it as much as formal job experience. @LinkedIn
  30. Tweet: ”LinkedIn groups provide one of the best personal branding opportunities you have with social media.” @Forbes
  31. Tweet: Struggling to fill a role in your company? Instead of hiring a recruiter, join LinkedIn’s Recruiter service. @NYtimes
  32. Tweet: Share original content; “content is now viewed six times more than jobs-related activity on LinkedIn.” @JasonMillerCA
  33. Tweet: Use visuals; embed SlideShare presentations and infographics into your profile and long-form posts. @SMExaminer

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