April 01, 2012

Ten Tips to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

Dennis Kennedy and Allison Shields
  • Use the Summary portion of your profile as your "elevator speech."
  • Personalize your invitations to connect: don't use the boilerplate language.

Lawyers and other legal professionals constitute one of the largest groups of users of the social networking platform LinkedIn. You might use LinkedIn on a regular basis, or you might vaguely remember that you signed up in response to an invitation from a client, colleague, or friend. Either way, there’s no question that all lawyers using LinkedIn have the feeling that they could be using LinkedIn in better and more effective ways than they do now.

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