Boston Globe’s Scott Kirsner wrote a very useful article, “Make better introductions: LinkedIn can be a valuable networking tool – but are you maximizing its potential?” on using LinkedIn.
Some of the advice includes:
- Spell your name wrong. That’s important if you have a name, like mine, that’s often misspelled. By including the commonly misspelled variation in your profile, you can help people find you.
- Write a compelling headline.
- List everything. Because it enables more people to be able to link to you.
Check out the article.