LinkedIn, as social professional network has a lot of uses to its members. There are a lot of reasons why we recommend you to use this platform, no matter what your profession is. We have compiled some of the best articles and news about LinkedIn and how to use it for many purposes and for different types of profession.

Business Development / Marketing / Sales/Lead Generation

  1. A Guide to Generating Leads on LinkedIn by Ann Handley
  2. 33 Ways to Use LinkedIn for Business by Meryl K Evans
  3. 11 Reasons You Should Use LinkedIn for Your Business by Nathan Kievman
  4. Top 5 Ways to Market Your Business With LinkedIn – by  Lewis Howes
  5. LinkedIn for Business Marketing Hub
  6. Top 10 LinkedIn Business Marketing Tips by Lewis Howes
  7. 20 Tips to Becoming Successful on LinkedIn
  8. How to use LinkedIn to Build an Advisory Board by Nathan Kievman
  9. Using LinkedIn for business: an introduction
  10. 16 Smarter Ways to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Business by Sean Jackson
  11. Simple Tips to Maintaining Top of Mind Awareness through LinkedIn by Nathan Kievman
  12. How to Use LinkedIn for Business by HubSpot (E-Book)
  13. 2 Simple Tips to Maintaining Top of Mind Awareness through LinkedIn by Linked Strategies (Video)

Profile Optimization/LinkedIn SEO/LinkedIn Optimization

  1. LinkedIn Profile Optimization by Nathan Kievman
  2. LinkedIn Profile Search Optimization by Steve Tylock
  3. 15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative
  4. 5 Keys to LinkedIn Optimization by Rachel Parker
  5. 5 Simple Tips to Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile by Linked Strategies (Video)

Career Management / Personal Branding / Resumes

  1. Build Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn by Dan Schawbel
  2. 5 LinkedIn tips on effective personal branding by Dan Schawbel
  3. LinkedIn Strategies for Personal Branding by Debra Wheatman
  4. LinkedIn and career management by Jason Alba
  5. Use Your LinkedIn Profile as a Resume by Alison Doyle
  6. Career Management with LinkedIn
  7. Creating a Presence w/ LinkedIn Groups by Efesa Origbo
  8. Using LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand by Lida Citroen
  9. How to use Linkedin to build a Powerful Personal Brand by Dr Amit Nagpal

Job Search

  1. How to Use LinkedIn in Your Job Search
  2. 6 New LinkedIn Job Search Tips by Jason Keath
  3. LinkedIn and Your Job Search by Alison Doyle
  4. LinkedIn Job Search Secrets by Kevin Donlin
  5. Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job by Guy Kawasaki
  6. How to use LinkedIn for Job Searching by Laura Schneider


  1. Use LinkedIn for Recruiting Employees by  Susan M. Heathfield
  2. Optimize Your LinkedIn Company Profile for Recruiting by Sharlyn Lauby
  3. How To Use LinkedIn For Recruiting by Nick Saint
  4. How To Recruit Globally Using LinkedIn by Sharlyn Lauby

Growing Your Network/Networking

  1. 15 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Network
  2. LinkedIn Open Networking? by Nathan Kievman
  3. 10 Steps to Grow Your Business and Your Network with LinkedIn by Regis Hadiaris
  4. LinkedIn Power Tips for Growing Your Network: Lewis Howes Interview by Rich Brooks
  5. How to Handle Recommendation Request By a Stranger by Nathan Kievman

Jobs / Industry Targeted

  1. How Journalists Use LinkedIn
  2. 10 Ways journalists can use LinkedIn
  3. 7 Steps to Generating Real, Targeted, and Profitable Business from LinkedIn: For Insurance Agents by Nathan Kievman
  4. Why Doctors Should Use LinkedIn
  5. LinkedIn for Real Estate Agents by Kristi Hines
  6. 5 Ways to Utilize LinkedIn in Your Real Estate Marketing Strategy


  1. LinkedIn Lead Generation, Lead Acquisition& Live Training Program (Workshop)
  2. Unlock the Secrets of LinkedIn by  Marla Tabaka
  3. The Virtual Handshake by Scott Allen (Book/E-Book)
  4. Using LinkedIn for Competitive Intelligence by Scott Allen
  5. The 10 LinkedIn™ Strategic Steps to Success by Nathan Kievman
  6. I’m on LinkedIn — Now What??? by Jason Alba (Book/E-Book)
  7. The LinkedIn Personal Trainer by Steve Tylock (Book/E-Book)
  8. LinkedIn Strategies Core Training 5 Pillars of Success (Workshop)
  9. LinkedIn for Recruiting by Bill Vick and Des Walsh (Book/E-Book)
  10. 5 Simple Ways to make the Most of your Time on LinkedIn™
  11. How to Identify a Fake LinkedIn Profile & What to Do About It
  12. LinkedIn Mistakes: Top 5 Ways to Kill Your Credibility by Geoffrey James
  13. How to Handle Recommendation Request By a Stranger
  14. What McDonald’s Can Teach Us About Our LinkedIn Profiles

We truly hope you find these articles as useful as we have. If you know of other articles that you consider “top notch” please share them in the comments and we will consider adding them in as well.


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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