The team at LinkedIn is always looking for ways to improve and make it easier, quicker and simpler to use, as well as improving its effectiveness as a sales, marketing, networking and recruitment tool.
Below you will find the latest, most up-to-date information from LinkedIn:
New stats on LinkedIn
90.9% of people on LinkedIn use the free version.
11.7% of people have 1 – 50 connections
19.8% of people have 51 – 100 connections
20.1% of people have 101 – 200 connections
17.4% of people have 201 – 300 connections
12.4% of people have 301 – 499 connections
13.1% of people have 500 – 999 connections
3.7% of people have 1,000 – 2,999 connections
0.7% of people have 3,000 – 4,999 connections
0.7% of people have 5,000 – 9,999 connections
Only 50.5% people have completed their personal profile to the 100% level.
New addition to your profile page
Have you seen the new ‘improve your profile’ button on LinkedIn? It is on your profile page and in yellow, so you can’t miss it and it is worth doing!
What LinkedIn says about LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 100 million members and still growing rapidly. LinkedIn connects you to your trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas and opportunities with a broader network of professionals.
What LinkedIn does for you
LinkedIn gives you the keys to controlling your online identity. Have you Googled yourself lately? You never know what may come up. LinkedIn profiles rise to the top of search results, letting you control the first impression people get when searching for you online.
Staying in touch with colleagues and friends
In today’s professional world, people change jobs and locations constantly. By connecting on LinkedIn, your address book will never go out of date. Your contacts update their profiles, keeping you current with their latest jobs, projects and contact info. You’ll stay in closer contact with great tools to communicate and collaborate.
Sometimes your immediate circle can’t resolve a unique business challenge. Tools like Answers and Groups lets you locate and interact with experts through trusted introductions. LinkedIn Search lets you explore the broader network by name, title, company, location, and other keywords that will help you find the knowledge you’re looking for.
Whether you’re looking for career opportunities, winning new clients or building your professional reputation, LinkedIn connects you to jobs, sales leads and ideal business partners. With a powerful search engine, company research tools and a jobs board that shows who you know at listed companies, LinkedIn is the place for you.