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May 15th in Wordpress Plugins by .

LinkedIn is one of the most underrated social networking sites around. Even so, it still has millions of active users. Many professionals rely on it to connect with other professionals and build solid relationships. Hosting all your background information on LinkedIn is great. But you should also include information about yourself on your own site. These 5 plugins allow you to import your LinkedIn information into WordPress:

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WP LinkedIn: enables you to add parts of your LinkedIn profile to your website. It has multiple shortcodes available to save you time. [click to continue…]

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November 17th in Wordpress Plugins by .

LinkedIn is one of the most exciting social networks around. Plenty of dedicated professionals are active and contributing to LinkedIn all the time. You need to have a real strategy to get the most out of your LinkedIn interactions. In some cases, it might make sense to grab some data off of LinkedIn and display it on your business site to your visitors (e.g. when you are building your resume site or would like to display customer testimonials on your site). These 3 plugins let you import LinkedIn content into WordPress faster:

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LinkedIn Profile Synchronizer Tool: a handy plugin that creates a local copy of your LinkedIn profile using LinkedIn API. There is no parsing or screen scraping. LiPS lets you add more details to your positions. This is useful for resume sites and freelancers. [click to continue…]

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October 16th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

LinkedIn is one of the most popular social networks around (alongside Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest). It targets business professionals who want to build up their network and use the community to further enhance their career and reputation. LinkedIn is capable of driving a decent amount of traffic to your site depending on what you cover. Adding LinkedIn to WordPress is fairly easy. The site already has a bunch of tools you can use for that. These 15 LinkedIn plugins are helpful as well:

Social Sharing Toolkit: adds social share buttons for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other top sites to WordPress.

Social Network Tabs: combines all your favorite networks’ feeds/profiles and displays them in an attractive fashion on your site. [click to continue…]

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August 31st in Wordpress Tips by .

In the past couple of months, LinkedIn has become a major traffic driver for our sites. Even this site is getting way more traffic from LinkedIn than Facebook. If you have never given LinkedIn the attention it deserves, now is the time. Here are 8 ways you can integrate LinkedIn in WordPress:

Add LinkedIn share button to your site: this is actually very simple. Just log on to Linkedin and grab the appropriate code to add it to your template.

Include your profile widget in your sidebar: want people to know what you do and how they can get in touch with you on LinkedIn? Linkedin.com has a widget for that too.

Add a floating LinkedIn share button to your site: Digg Digg and Sharebar are two plugins that you can use to add LinkedIn and other social buttons to your site in a floating box.

 

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