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					Linkedin Application Guide
LinkedIn Applications enable you to enrich your profile, share and collaborate with your network, and
get the key insights that help you be more effective. Applications are added to your homepage and profile
enabling you to control who gets access to what information.




Blog Link

by SixApart

With Blog Link, you can get the most of your LinkedIn relationships by connecting your blog to your LinkedIn
profile. Blog Link helps you, and your professional network, stay connected.

With Blog Link, you can get the most of your LinkedIn relationships by connecting your blog to your LinkedIn
profile. Blog Link helps you, and your professional network, stay connected.

Promote your blog and develop your personal brand. Everyone knows blogs are the best way to cultivate your
personal brand. Now you can share the thoughts and insights on your blog on your professional home,
LinkedIn.

Trusted news from your connections. Blog Link automatically pulls in the latest blog posts from around your
network so you can be informed by sources you trust. Stay up to date on the issues that matter to you from the
people that matter to you.

110% complete profile. Blog Link enhances your LinkedIn profile and with the latest news from your blog.
Your connections can see your latest thoughts as soon as you update your blog.

Support for all bloggers and all platforms. Blog Link supports TypePad, Movable Type, Vox, Wordpress.com,
Wordpress.org, Blogger, LiveJournal, and many more. And it is Powered by TypePad technology, the premier
hosted blogging service.
Polls

by LinkedIn

The Polls application is a market research tool that allows you to collect actionable data from your connections
and the professional audience on LinkedIn.


Polls

Application Preview
Add the Polls application and leverage the wisdom of millions of business professionals on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Polls allow you to easily find answers to your business and market research questions. Target
professionals with the right expertise, and then we'll analyze the results to show you how factors such as
seniority, company size, job function, age and gender influence responses.

Distribute your poll in one of two ways:

      Your network: Ask your connections on LinkedIn (Free)
      Selected Professionals: A group of professionals (e.g. sales professionals, small business owners, software
       engineers) that you define by industry, job title, company size, job function, age, gender, or geography. (Pay
       per response, $50 minimum.)
Box.net Files

by Box.net

Add the Box.net Files application to manage all your important files online. Box.net lets you share content on
your profile, and collaborate with friends and colleagues.

Application Preview
Box.net is the leading provider of tools for managing and sharing content online. By providing flexible storage
online, Box.net connects people socially and professionally, enabling them to collaborate, share, and access
their important files securely and easily, from anywhere and for free.

The Box.net Files application allows you to:

      Upload and manage your files from within LinkedIn
      Post files to your profile
      Share files and collaborate with your LinkedIn friends and colleagues
      View and edit your files online
Reading List by Amazon

by Amazon

Extend your professional profile by sharing the books you’re reading with other LinkedIn members. Find out
what you should be reading by following updates from your connections, people in your field, or other LinkedIn
members of professional interest to you.


Reading List by Amazon

Application Preview
Add the Reading List by Amazon application and find out what other people in your industry are reading. It’s
simple! Start by adding the books you are planning to read, reading right now and have read already to the list
using our simple search tool. You could then discover a world of books that your peers in your current industry
and in your network are reading. You can also follow specific like-minded people and share your love of books
with each other.
Company Buzz

by LinkedIn

Ever wonder what people are saying about your company? Company Buzz shows you the twitter activity
associated with your company. View tweets, trends and top key words. Customize your topics and share with
your coworkers.

Application Preview




Every second thousands of people are sending out messages about topics and companies through twitter.
Company Buzz lets you tap into this information flow to find relevant trends and comments about your
company. Install the application and instantly see what people are saying.

      Customize: Modify the topics and add new ones to watch
      Historical Data: See historical charts to track buzz over time
      Trends: Get the top words associated with your topic and quickly drill into see related tweets
SlideShare Presentations

by SlideShare Inc

SlideShare is the best way to share presentations on LinkedIn! You can upload & display your own
presentations, check out presentations from your colleagues, and find experts within your network.

Application Preview




SlideShare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations. You can:

      share presentations & documents with your LinkedIn network
      upload portfolios, resume, conference talks, PDFs, marketing/sales presentations etc
      display them on your LinkedIn profile
      all formats supported: ppt, pps, pptx, odp, pdf, doc, docx, odt, Keynote, iWork pages
      embed YouTube videos in presentations, add audio to make a webinar

If you have a SlideShare.net account, you can import your existing presentations into LinkedIn. If you don’t
have one, signup from LinkedIn to share your presentations worldwide and get more views/traffic.

SlideShare is present on both Linkedin and Facebook. Sync both these accounts with SlideShare and you have a
holy triad. Upload to any one — SlideShare, Facebook or LinkedIn and it will shows up instantly on all three.
My Travel

by TripIt, Inc.

See where your LinkedIn network is traveling and when you will be in the same city as your colleagues. Share
your upcoming trips, current location, and travel stats with your network.

Application Preview




See where your entire professional network is traveling and when you will be in the same city as your
colleagues. Meet up at the next industry event or re-connect with old friends. Add the My Travel application to
display your current location, upcoming trips and travel stats within your network.
Raves about TripIt:

      “TripIt’s straightforward approach makes it addictive...” – Walt Mossberg Solution, Wall Street Journal
      “Best for organizing travel details...” – CNN, Travel + Leisure
      “Easy and damn useful...” – DailyCandy
      “A terrific site that has changed my travel life...” – WNBC New York TV
      “It’s kind of magical...” – Joel on Software
Google Presentation by Google

Present yourself and your work. Upload a .PPT or use Google’s online application to embed a presentation on
your profile.


Google Presentation Application Preview




Google presentations are a professional way to introduce yourself and your work. Add a presentation to your
LinkedIn profile to:

      Showcase a recent talk or presentation.
      Display a visual portfolio of your professional accomplishments.
      Introduce yourself to recruiters and professional contacts viewing your profile.

It’s easy to get started. Upload a Powerpoint file or use Google’s free online application to create your
presentation, then post it to your profile for others to view.
Events by LinkedIn

Find professional events, from conferences to local meet-ups, and discover what events your connections are
attending.


Events

Application Preview
See what events your entire professional network is attending and find events recommended to you based on
your industry and job function! Meet up with prospects at the next industry event or re-connect with old friends.

You can learn more about each conference and seminar, including reading comments about events, see who's
attending and see who's interested. You can put important conferences on your profile—even show when you
are presenting or an exhibitor!
Huddle Workspaces            by Huddle.net

Huddle gives you private, secure online workspaces packed with simple yet powerful project, collaboration and
sharing tools for working with your connections.

Application Preview
You’ve grown your network, now do more with it.

With Huddle Workspaces you can get your teams working together in seconds. Create different workspaces for
different groups of connections - you decide who sees what. Keep your documents private and secure, you can
access them from anywhere, anytime.

Get the most out of LinkedIn with Huddle Workspaces:

      Work together with unlimited connections
      Exchange ideas, plans and opinions using discussion forums
      Use private online workspaces for secure file collaboration with 1GB of space
      Create and edit files online - no need for software - post comments and request approvals
      Synchronize with it with a free, full Huddle.net account
WordPress

by WordPress

Connect your virtual lives with the WordPress LinkedIn Application. With the WordPress App, you can sync
your WordPress blog posts with your LinkedIn profile, keeping everyone you know in the know.

Application Preview




Connect your virtual lives with the WordPress LinkedIn Application. With the WordPress App, you can sync
your WordPress blog posts with your LinkedIn profile, keeping everyone you know in the know. Once added,
you can filter your posts with a special LinkedIn tag and even display your personal WordPress Gravatar
(global avatar). Updates are automatically sent to your network for instant notifications and gratification.
Tweets by LinkedIn

Access the most important parts of the professional conversation with Tweets, a Twitter client you can use right
on LinkedIn.

Application Preview




Access the most important parts of the professional conversation with Tweets, a Twitter client you can use right
on LinkedIn.

With Tweets, you can now display your most recent tweets on your LinkedIn profile. Tweets also gives you
instant access to the updates of people you are following on Twitter and the power to tweet, reply, and re-tweet
— all from your LinkedIn home page.
SAP Community Bio

by LinkedIn

Display your certified SAP expertise on LinkedIn. The SAP Community Bio application allows you to add
your SAP contributions and credentials to your professional profile.

Application Preview




The SAP Community Network (SCN) offers deep technical content and expertise for SAP developers, analysts,
consultants, and administrators.

Demonstrate your technical prowess to your colleagues, potential employers, and the world by broadcasting
your membership and contributions in SCN with the SAP Community Bio application. Your profile will
indicate your SAP membership status, your recent contributions and articles, and your SCN Point Level.

Don't have a SAP Community Network account? Create your account today!

				
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