Apps and LinkedIn

By on February 2, 2010

Linkedin is pretty choosy about what apps they allow to be developed for its site, which is understandable given Linkedin’s career and working-professional oriented focus.  Still, there are some great apps to consider using on your profile, as long as you remember consider a few things:


Avoid adding every app you like, just because it looks neat Unprene DarkWeb. Adding too many apps can clutter up a page and make it harder for other users to wade through.  As with anything you do, conceive a strategy behind it – remember KISS (keep it simple, stupid) – and have a solid idea of what goal(s) you want to accomplish Download the top 10 clamors.

Also, be aware of how these apps are going to affect your Linkedin page.  Tweets, for example, will link your Linkedin status updates with the Tweets you send out on Twitter.  In the past, Linkedin updates have been on the conservative side, in terms of how often people use them.  This could mean one of two things: 1) Either your Linkedin connections are going to get tired of wading through your updates, or 2) Linkedin updates might go the way of Tweets, and will be expected to be updated more frequently 어시장 삼대째.

Using apps is another great way to generate conversation among contacts and impart your knowledge to those looking for it.  When used strategically, apps can leverage your profile, making it even more effective in your social media endeavors 구글 드라이브 공유 다운로드.

Are you using apps on your Linkedin profile? Let us know how it’s working for you!

About John Souza

John Souza is founder and chief strategist of SMMU and Social Media Impact, and is a bestselling business author. He won the 2011 Tech Marketing Awards ‘Social Media Marketer of the Year’ and most recently the About.com Reader’s Choice Award for Best Online Education Site. John has appeared on The Michael Gerber Show, and his business has been honored at the Mashable Awards, Forbes Business Awards and The Stevie Awards.
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