LinkedIn 2017 - the fundamentals
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LinkedIn 2017 - the fundamentals

How to open your LinkedIn account and set up your profile from scratch
4.7 (11 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,065 students enrolled
Created by Jason Sanders
Last updated 5/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $55 Discount: 82% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Set up a LinkedIn account including your profile and all settings
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Requirements
  • Must have access to a PC and the ability to use it
Description

In this course, you will learn how to set up your LinkedIn account from scratch. This is directed at people who:

  1. Have little to no prior knowledge of LinkedIn
  2. Need to adjust their account settings
  3. Want to understand how to set up all aspects of their profile

We begin by setting up a dedicated Linkedin eMail account, then walk through the steps that you will need to complete as you set up the account. We review the settings that you will want to adjust before you begin using the site. Finally, we walk through the elements of the profile that you need to understand when creating your LinkedIn presence.

Who is the target audience?
  • LinkedIn beginners
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
01:38:07
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Set up your LinkedIn account
8 Lectures 37:44

We introduce the course and describe why you would want to use LinkedIn and what we are going to cover.

Preview 01:19

Setting up a dedicated email account for LinkedIn allows you organize, track and manage your LinkedIn communications. Consider setting one up before applying on the LinkedIn website.

Preview 01:52

The first steps you must take to set up your account. Step one alone will get you online, but LinkedIn offers a number of options to get you started more quickly.

Preview 03:29

We look at adding contacts (what to do and not do) and setting up your first job alerts.

Opening your account - Part Two
05:27

We review the basic account settings that you need to set when registering your LinkedIn account. Always start here!

LinkedIn Account Settings
08:46

Your LinkedIn profile shows up in google search results, not just on LinkedIn. You can control what google sees, so make sure you pick what you want to show to the world!

Public Profile Settings
06:09

Make sure to consider your privacy settings before going live with you account. You may want to hide or reveal your identity depending on your purpose for using the site.

Privacy Settings
09:14

VERY SPECIAL OFFER: Watch this for information about how to get a free profile review from your instructor!

Preview 01:28
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Set up your LinkedIn profile
6 Lectures 01:00:23

We cover the home page that you see when you logon to LinkedIn along with its central feature, the newsfeed. We also look at your profile and the sections that you need to go through to create a strong profile. This is an overview of the second section.

Preview 09:12

You will learn about the critical components that are the first things a visitor sees when visiting your profile. You must make a great first impression by having these in place.

Above the fold: Your image, headline, title and banner
17:51

We'll take a look at the activity section, why it is important and how to best use it. We'll also review profile views and other activity. 

Your activity section
07:21

You will learn how to create the experience section of your profile, which is the core component that outlines your professional story.

Your experience section
09:34

We cover the sections that fall at the bottom of the profile. They round out your professional profile.

Other sections
14:39

VERY SPECIAL OFFER: Watch this for information about how to get a free profile review from your instructor!

BONUS: Free profile review offer
01:46

This quiz covers the elements you need to complete in order to create a full LinkedIn profile.

Setting up your LinkedIn profile - quiz
6 questions
About the Instructor
Jason Sanders
4.5 Average rating
234 Reviews
3,693 Students
5 Courses
Exec. Recruiter, CEO Advisor, LinkedIn Coach, 3500+ students

If you want to find a new position or proactively manage your career, you have come to the right place.

My courses reveal the fundamental ways in which you can get the most out of LinkedIn to immediately pursue new opportunities. 

I reveal the truth about how executive recruiters use LinkedIn to identify and recruit talent, giving you the most important information you need to secure a job rapidly.

I personally guarantee that if you do not find my courses useful, I will refund your money, no questions asked. I will also personally answer any questions that you have about the material in my courses. 

You live in a loud, crowded, competitive world. Doesn't it make sense to have an experienced expert on your side?