Interesting Infographics: Portrait of a LinkedIn User 2014 Edition

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How much ROI are you receiving from your LinkedIn profile? Perhaps it is time for a tune up. This infographic from Power Formula provides a useful checklist on how to get the most from LinkedIn and how to really make it work for you.

Are you currently using the free LinkedIn account?

  • 81% said “yes”
  • 18% said “no”
  • 1% said “not sure”

How many first level connections do you currently have on LinkedIn?

  • 25.2% have 500-999
  • 17.6% have 301-499
  • 13.2% have 1,000 – 2,999
  • 13.1% have 201-300
  • 11.2% have 101-200

Do you let your first-level connections see your entire first-level network?

  • 64.3% said “yes”
  • 12.8% said “no”
  • 22.9% said “not sure” (NOTE: It seems like many people do not even know about this feature)

How many LinkedIn Groups are you a member of?

  • 33.1% are members of between 1-9 groups
  • 23.6% are members of between 10-19 groups
  • 16.2% are members of 50 groups

How many hours per week do you spend on LinkedIn?

  • Majority said 0-2 hours
  • A close second was 3-4 hours

Which LinkedIn Features have you found to be helpful? The top 5 are listed below

  1. Who’s viewed your profile
  2. People you may know
  3. Direct messaging your first-level connections
  4. Searching for companies
  5. Advanced people searching

How important is LinkedIn i your efforts to grow your network, develop your business or help you find employment?

  • I agree with the 36.2% who said it is Extremely Important

Which other social media sites are you using for building your business network or finding employment?

  • Facebook (70.6%)
  • Twitter (60.7%)
  • Google+ (40.9%)
  • YouTube (29.2%)
  • Blogging (25.6%)

How many first level connections do you have on LinkedIn and what tips can you share that help you get the most out ROI from this popular social platform?

Interesting Infographics - Portrait of a LinkedIn user in 2014


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