Week 6: Utilizing Extra Real Estate

You have a lot of extra real estate on LinkedIn that gets underutilized. So let’s take a look at some of the things you can do with these sections and tools on LinkedIn.

Monday: Customize Contact Me

The Contact Me section (which shows up as Contact [Your Name] For) is found at the bottom of your profile. This section is often completely ignored by LinkedIn users. But you can add up to 2,000 characters of additional information to your profile in this section. Next to Contact (Your Name), click the Change Contact Preferences link to edit this field.

As you can see in Figure 3-10, the first part of this section will be familiar to you.

Figure 3-10: Customizing Contact Settings

For types of messages you’ll ...

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