In This Chapter
Getting signed up for LinkedIn
Hooking LinkedIn into Windows
Using LinkedIn for fun and profit
In some ways, LinkedIn resembles Facebook — keeping up with people and expanding connections are grist for the mill. But in other ways, LinkedIn is completely different; LinkedIn is focused on professional relationships, which LinkedIn calls connections.
You can use your LinkedIn connections to showcase products, look for a job, advertise a job, scout new business opportunities, find temporary help, stay up to date on companies that interest you — for any reason — or just replace your old Rolodex (does anybody still use a Rolodex?) or that tattered box of business cards on your desk.
With more than 150 million subscribers — half of whom are in the U.S. — LinkedIn has more than reached critical mass. Many business people consider it a key part of their existence.
LinkedIn doesn’t have a Windows Universal app. There’s nothing in the Windows Store from LinkedIn. But that shouldn’t stop you from using it on your Windows 10 computer. All it takes is a browser.
Don’t have a LinkedIn account? Got a few minutes? ...