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Instant LinkedIn Customization How-to

By : Anmol Jain
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Instant LinkedIn Customization How-to

By: Anmol Jain

Overview of this book

LinkedIn is a great social media platform which helps you connect with people online professionally. The website is very user friendly and this book itself covers the most important tools for job seekers and professionals as a whole with guaranteed results. Once you learn the basics from this book, you can master and explore the areas you enjoy the most. The book will take you through a broad range of topics on customizing your LinkedIn profile so it's personalized to your needs and preferences. "Instant LinkedIn Customization How-to" is written in such a way that each recipe is an independent new feature of LinkedIn. You can learn and apply a new concept by just reading any recipe. You will learn about customizing your profile, showcasing your works and projects to other users. Reach out to target recruiters and customers by growing your lifelong network and becoming popular. Discover different ways of finding jobs, using groups and much more. You will learn the art of customizing your profile and experience of networking using LinkedIn.
Table of Contents (7 chapters)

Taking a backup of your growing LinkedIn network (Must know)

You've worked hard to grow your LinkedIn network. Now, it's your responsibility to save the contact information of all your connections in one place, no matter what happens to your LinkedIn account. Moreover, you might want to save the data of all your connections in a directory or in an e-mail client such as Microsoft Outlook to reach out to them faster. Fortunately, LinkedIn provides this feature just through a single click.

How to do it…

To back up your growing LinkedIn network, perform the following steps:

  1. Click on Connections on the Contacts tab on the LinkedIn toolbar.

  2. You will see a list of all your connections. At the bottom-right corner of the page, you will see a link Export connections, as shown in the following screenshot. Click on it:

  3. Select the type of file format in which you want to export the connections and click on the Export button:

How it works…

You have just learned how to back up your valuable LinkedIn network. Reaching out to your connections just got easier. You have all the contact details of your connections at one place.


Back up your LinkedIn connections once a month. This will insure you against virus attacks, and you never know when this feature may be removed by LinkedIn.