With over 160 million members, LinkedIn has the most influential, affluent, and educated audience than leading business sites. Using LinkedIn for Business just makes sense.

  • 60+ million users are in the United States of America
  • 5+ million users are in Canada
  • 31+ million users are in Europe
  • 13+ million users are in India
  • 2+ million users are in Australia

Business Decision Makers – 4.4 million on LinkedIn

Three out of 4 members use LinkedIn for everything business: from keeping up on trends to reading business news

64% agree that LinkedIn helps develop relationships and grow new business

LinkedIn members are 2x more confident in the information found on LinkedIn than any other social site.

(source: LinkedIn)

We’ve assembled a number of top blogs all centered around using LinkedIn for Business.

LINKEDIN @ BUSINESS MAGAZINE Executive Editor Nathan Kievman


Top 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn for Business by Nathan Kievman

33 Ways to Use LinkedIn for Business by Meryl K Evans

LinkedIn for Business Hub

How To Use LinkedIn to Generate Business by Michael Gray

100+ Ways to Use LinkedIn by Linked Intelligence

How To Use LinkedIn for Business – a Lewis Howes Interview by Michael Stelzner

How to Use LinkedIn for Business – Insight Company

11 Reasons You Should Use LinkedIn For Business by Nathan Kievman


3 Reasons LinkedIn Makes Sense for Small Business by Jason Keith

Ten Ways for Small Businesses to Use LinkedIn by Guy Kawasaki

Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Small Business by James A. Martin

6 Powerful LinkedIn Marketing Tips for Small Businesses by Naomi Trower

7 Steps to Generating Real, Targeted and Profitable Business from LinkedIn – Nathan Kievman


Three Simple But Powerful Ways Non-Profits Can Use LinkedIn by Heather Mansfield

Why Your Non-Profit Needs to Stop Ignoring LinkedIn by J. Kevin Wolfe

Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn for Nonprofits by Debra Askanase


How to Achieve Success & Develop Business on LinkedIn – Nathan Kievman

How to Use LinkedIn for Business Promotion and Personal Branding by Digital Vidya

7 Power Tips for Shameless Self Promotion on LinkedIn by Brian Wesolowski

LinkedIn for Business Promotion – by Michael McGarry


LinkedIn For Business Marketing Video – How To Use LinkedIn For Business Effectively – Robert Bright

LinkedIn for Business Professionals – Effectively Get More Business  by SocialSquare

Leveraging LinkedIn for Business by Cisco_Channels

LinkedIn For Business by Splash Media U

We truly hope you found this post valuable and helpful in optimizing your LinkedIn presence. We have put a lot of work into it and look forward to your feedback and additions.  This list is a living post; we will be adding and adjusting to it as necessary. Add your comments; make suggested additions and insights below.

About the author

Nate Kievman

Nathan Kievman is a highly sought after Digital Strategist, bringing a no nonsense business approach to digital and social strategies. His company, Linked Strategies is a consulting firm that specializes in measurable LinkedIn Client & Talent Acquisition Campaigns, helping companies from around the world find the fastest path to their target market today through services, training and technologies. Having helped his clients generate more than $100 million in new deals through LinkedIn, his company specializes in using LinkedIn and Socially Verified Email strategies to deliver their clients a steady stream of highly targeted and pre-qualified appointments with top executives, CEOs, VPs, thought leaders and other key decision makers who are typically hard to reach. Serving more than 250 clients over the past several years, Linked Strategies has helped its clients generate thousands of inbound appointments with entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives from startups to large companies such as Sony, Adobe, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Apple, Ogilvy, SAP, Cicso, HP, LinkedIn, Verizon, Facebook, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and thousands of others. The bottom line… Linked Strategies provides you access to either a highly targeted few, or up to thousands of new prospects, high caliber talent, investor relationships or media opportunities in as little as 30 to 60 days, guaranteed. For a free assessment and Target Market Analysis to determine if working together would be a fit, contact us at


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