From Source: Mashable
LinkedIn (LinkedIn), which recently reached the 50 million user milestone, has long been considered the social networking site for professionals. If you’re in business, it is basically expected that you have a profile there.
But with the more mainstream platforms like Twitter (Twitter) and Facebook (Facebook) being used for business purposes, some professionals are neglecting their LinkedIn profiles. While LinkedIn is certainly not as dynamic as other social media sites, it still provides a lot of value — if you use it correctly. So whether you’re new to LinkedIn or a veteran, here are some of the things you should consider incorporating into your LinkedIn strategy.
I'll admit...I'm on LinkedIn, but I've never given it much more time than just setting up my profile, and looking around to see what was going on. This is is strong, but it's not exactly LinkedIn specific. Well, it is, but it's the same type of list you'd see for setting up any social profile. The good thing is, it's for a site that doesn't seem to get the attention the heavy hitters do, so it's worth a read.