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How To LinkedIn
Learn the InTechnique. Find your InStyle.

I. Build Your Identity
Profile
What is my profile? > goo.gl/v7mrvx
How do I edit my profile? > goo.gl/7Yj2va
Who can see my profile and what will they see? > goo.gl/bP0KKl
What is a LinkedIn public profile? > goo.gl/XMHPQh
How do I add or change my photo? > goo.gl/q3MzLQ
How do I add or change my profile's background photo? > goo.gl/RkxaAq
How do I show or change media samples on my profile? > goo.gl/h8SL8E
How do I create a profile in another language or delete one I've created? > goo.gl/qxuKld
How do I manage the skills on my profile? > goo.gl/fprcTR

Who's Viewed Your Profile
Overview > goo.gl/kwhWRV

What's the difference between the Basic (free) and Premium versions of Who's Viewed My Profile? > goo.gl/wLM8pa
What analytics are available through the Who's Viewed My Profile feature? > goo.gl/kxRTv0
What kind of information will I see about who's viewing my profile? > goo.gl/gTIMSd
What actions can I take on viewers in the Who's Viewed My Profile section? > goo.gl/xVR1wu
What's the How You Rank feature? > goo.gl/LXOryo

Skill Endorsements and Recommendations
What's the difference between a skill endorsement and a recommendation? > goo.gl/m3pnEK
How do recommendations work? > goo.gl/sX3cvP
How do I request a recommendation? > goo.gl/VORrLH
How do I recommend someone? > goo.gl/J1W8C8
What are skill endorsements and what are their benefits? > goo.gl/zfMcmg
How do I endorse someone's skills? > goo.gl/kHXeAU

Ranking in Search Results – People Search
How can I improve my profile's ranking in search results?
> goo.gl/pJ2tx3
How are profiles ordered in search results? > goo.gl/3Uhr6i
What things should I avoid when optimizing my profile for search? > goo.gl/9wYBHK

II. Get Started
Use LinkedIn - the Basics
How do I get started with LinkedIn? > goo.gl/tZ0zKR
How do I sign up so I can create a profile on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/UcHVPa
What is LinkedIn and how can it help me? > goo.gl/EQeFCl
How do I sign in or sign out of my account? > goo.gl/Chz8Wc
How do I find other LinkedIn members I may know? > goo.gl/eQC798

Account Access and Settings > goo.gl/NrzIOR
How do I sign in or sign out of my account? > goo.gl/U8zb4Y
What are some best practices I can follow to protect my account security and privacy? > goo.gl/D9xDo1
What do I do if I forgot my password? > goo.gl/nyd6wm
Where do I change my account information and settings? > goo.gl/h0xi8w
How do I close my account? > goo.gl/eU2MMf
How do I update the email addresses for my account? > goo.gl/OBp33Z

Search on LinkedIn
How do I search for people, companies, or jobs? > goo.gl/Vdhwbx
How do I narrow down my search results to find people I'm looking for? > goo.gl/Pb4C1C
How do I search for a job on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/0xX9XC
How do I find a Company Page? > goo.gl/k8KDBI
How do I find a University Page? > goo.gl/KGoAw8

Emails from LinkedIn > goo.gl/5YDsdk
How do I add, stop, or change the frequency of email notifications? > goo.gl/yrd7Ty
What should I do if I'm not receiving emails from LinkedIn? > goo.gl/1Jrc0o
What can I do if I’ve received a phishing email pretending to be from LinkedIn? > goo.gl/V7aTnE

Supported Languages
What languages does LinkedIn support? > goo.gl/5OVFvo
How do I select the language in which I view LinkedIn? > goo.gl/KxQw2J
How do I create a profile in another language or delete one I've created? > goo.gl/4aMtVw

III. Get Professional Insights
Homepage 
What can I do on my LinkedIn homepage? > goo.gl/i1zqyI
How do I manage the types of updates that appear on my homepage? > goo.gl/3QayXu
How do I hide or unhide updates from my connections that appear on my homepage? > goo.gl/r6Q9gB
How do I access Pulse on LinkedIn.com? > goo.gl/MSS7ym

Company Page
What is a Company Page? > goo.gl/dkG7aP
How do I find a company's Company Page? > goo.gl/GQ8fQh
How can viewing Company Pages help me? > goo.gl/sr8MCu
What is the Company Follow button? > goo.gl/MW7vwe
What makes up a Company Page? > goo.gl/NqGqH3
How do employees show up on a Company Page? > goo.gl/DoOAoW

Original Pulse Mobile App
What are some frequently asked questions for the LinkedIn Pulse mobile app? > goo.gl/eaufEC
How do I get started with the Pulse app? > goo.gl/D3mRBF
How do I add, delete, or rename a Channel on the Pulse app? > goo.gl/4f1e9P
How do I find new content on the Pulse app? > goo.gl/8l0hdX
How do I get my content featured in the Pulse App? > goo.gl/XstqKF

Content from the LinkedIn Network > goo.gl/LDFhHd
What is LinkedIn Influencer? > goo.gl/duVYN1
How do I search for content available on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/XcP89H
How do I follow and unfollow other members' long-form posts? > goo.gl/nTGjMS
Can I share the posts that I see with other members or non-members? > goo.gl/DrryRa
How do I control what posts I see? > goo.gl/QUUpF9
How can I give feedback on the member posts that I see? > goo.gl/ZzPkhD

IV. Share Your Ideas and Expertise
Long-Form Posts on LinkedIn
What is publishing long-form posts on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/GZloJQ
What are some tips for creating great content on the publishing platform? > goo.gl/oxKz4n
How do I start publishing long-form posts on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/kMlKxW
How do I edit something I've already written or that's in draft mode? > goo.gl/g83rE9
How do I see all the long-form posts I've written? > goo.gl/3Smrci
How do I see details about who’s following me? > goo.gl/M56sWu
How are my long-form posts distributed? > goo.gl/BJnWmi

Share Ideas, Questions, Articles, and Links
How do I share an idea, question, article, or website with others? > goo.gl/yeXEAe
How can I notify a connection when I share an update to start a conversation? > goo.gl/L9VGIc
Who sees my shared updates? > goo.gl/dVR72e
How do I comment on an update? > goo.gl/7G0xNx
What happens when I click the share link under someone's update? > goo.gl/eLHgaa
How do I "like" or "unlike" an update? > goo.gl/Qg33s6

V. Keep in Touch with Your Network
Communicate with LinkedIn Members
What methods are available for communicating with other LinkedIn members? > goo.gl/T5PG4u
How do I send messages to connections or contacts? > goo.gl/Lu6pbL
What's the difference between an InMail and an introduction? > goo.gl/N3x5G5
How is following someone different than connecting with them? > goo.gl/M2mNKc
How do I find a connection's profile? > goo.gl/rXa0aU
Who can contact me on LinkedIn and how? > goo.gl/wxwL3q
How do I prevent LinkedIn members from sending me messages? > goo.gl/J0DS2m
How do I get to my LinkedIn messaging page? > goo.gl/eQArNy

Introductions
What is an introduction? > goo.gl/rOs2Od
How do I request an introduction to someone I'm not currently connected to? > goo.gl/wuEKM7
Can I withdraw an introduction request I sent? > goo.gl/9E6whQ

InMail
How do InMail messages work? > goo.gl/nmdnEp
How do I send an InMail? > goo.gl/Bc1RxN
What advice do you have for writing a good InMail? > goo.gl/SgGE7K
When do InMail credits expire or renew? > goo.gl/1GJTaY
What happened to the InMail Feedback Score? > goo.gl/vl7W9e

LinkedIn Contacts
What is LinkedIn Contacts? > goo.gl/R0IERv
What is a contact? > goo.gl/f4QbyU
How do I sort or filter my contacts? > goo.gl/MKFSsX
How do I view contact information for my Connections? > goo.gl/sLH87V
If I upload my contacts, what happens to that information? > goo.gl/vHURrb
How do I see a list of my new contacts and connections? > goo.gl/zE9SG4
How do I remove a contact from my Contacts list? > goo.gl/4sYDXI

Connected Mobile App
What are some frequently asked questions about the Connected mobile app? > goo.gl/NHCuhi
How do I search for contacts, find settings and more? > goo.gl/mVfbqv
How do I sync my contacts? > goo.gl/84EnNX

VI. Grow Your Network
Connections
What are connections? > goo.gl/78eGjb
How do I build my professional network? > goo.gl/kRysG7
What does "your network" and "out of network" mean? > goo.gl/m1rn4t
How do I connect with people on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/R4KqKt
How do I remove the connection between myself and another LinkedIn member? > goo.gl/SXTWT4

Find People You Know on LinkedIn
How do I find other LinkedIn members I may know? > goo.gl/sILwbU
How does the "People You May Know" feature work? > goo.gl/jPfA6i
How do I search for someone on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/BzXxoF
How do I search the connections of my connections? > goo.gl/Dt2eaV

Invitations
How do invitations work? > goo.gl/jDuHDP
Is there a maximum number of invitations I can send and can I get more? > goo.gl/JTBnel
How do I invite someone using their individual email address? > goo.gl/XxDUWn
How do I cancel an invitation to connect? > goo.gl/ok6CyY
Why do I have to enter an email address when I send an invitation? > goo.gl/t0RD6w
How do I accept, ignore, or report an invitation to connect as spam? > goo.gl/QDQZNn
How do I control who can invite me to connect? > goo.gl/h7m6uL

VII. Find Career Opportunities
Job Search on LinkedIn
How can LinkedIn help me find and land the right job? > goo.gl/I1gefu
How do I keep my job search a secret? > goo.gl/lsLveq
How do I search for a job on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/6lzym8
How do I keep track of jobs I found in LinkedIn Jobs or a job search? > goo.gl/wMAhs1
How do I start or stop getting email alerts about jobs? > goo.gl/XF5qJd
What is "Jobs You May Be Interested In"? > goo.gl/8cv28j

Apply for a Job on LinkedIn
How do I apply for a job on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/a8dppf
What information is included with my job application? > goo.gl/yue4Dr
What will others see if I've applied for a job on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/7jfWFH
How do I include a resume with my job application? > goo.gl/zpoI4o
Who sees my resume when I apply for a job? > goo.gl/t7CqqH
How do I know if my application has been viewed by the job poster? > goo.gl/mWvaIe
How do I keep track of jobs I've applied for on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/9NHOZP

Job Seeker Premium Account
Overview > goo.gl/hVgKf1
What does it mean to be a Featured Applicant? > goo.gl/snKyE3
How can I use LinkedIn to find a job? > goo.gl/VvjWYl
How do I search for a job by salary level? > goo.gl/0f7Njh
Where does the salary information in advanced job search results come from? > goo.gl/q8iBPG
Why doesn't my job posting show in advanced search results based on salary level? > goo.gl/C2zQZN

VIII. Learning About Premium Accounts
How do I manage my Premium account? > goo.gl/0bE3VQ
What are some frequently asked questions for Premium accounts? > goo.gl/y9OdfU
How do I cancel my current Premium account? > goo.gl/xyPpyB
What are the different types of LinkedIn accounts? > goo.gl/pcAX7f
Will my card be automatically charged when my Premium account renews after I sign up for a free trial? > goo.gl/Cyaoeu
How do I try Premium for free? > goo.gl/bavRde
How do I purchase a Premium account with my iPhone? > goo.gl/qsvtth
Unrecognized Charges from LinkedIn >  https://goo.gl/jY9E87

IX. More
What types of discussions and content are acceptable on LinkedIn? > goo.gl/UwcWhS
What Internet browsers can I use that are supported by LinkedIn? > goo.gl/ifC0XJ
What do I do if I have a duplicate account? > goo.gl/pluUXj
How does an application use my data? > goo.gl/NimOlp
How do I add, stop, or change the frequency of email notifications? > goo.gl/0jjI7M

X. Support & Help
Help Center > goo.gl/FF8EVr
LinkedIn Free Webinars & Training Videos > goo.gl/uir8mP
Get Input from the LinkedIn Community > goo.gl/SVLmbp
Help Forum > goo.gl/TwaO5A
Safety Center > goo.gl/zyG1fS

#LinkedIn #CloserThanYouthink
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Or, you could just drink whiskey... :-)
Food & Wine goes way beyond mere eating and drinking. We're on a mission to find the most exciting places, new experiences, emerging trends and sensations.
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Thanks, +Jens Graikowski 
 
For all those who can't wait

Her is the apk for the new Google Calendar.

May the Plus be with you,
+Jens Graikowski

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#google #calendar #apk 
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Hi Shamil, This is Chirag from WHMApp. Please provide me your email id or add me in your circle so we can chat. 
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Really helpful and descriptive video on HTTPS.
A must watch if you wanna learn more about HTTPS and web security. She also explained some best practices that can help you build a solid server configuration.
And Finally meet the new chrome security features side by side too.

Enough talking, take a look at the video and feel blown away. 😊
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Optimize a Landing Page with Better Call to Action Strategies #webdesigntips   #landingpagetips   #landingpage  
Transforming a landing page into an effective lead generator has always been a concern for marketers: let's focus on Call to Action Strategies to that end.
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Thought this would still come in handy.

#ddstips   #googleplusips  
 
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS TO EASE YOUR G+ USE

" J " to read NEXT post on the Stream
" K " to read PREVIOUS post on the Stream
" R " to Enter a COMMENT
" TAB + ENTER " to Publish the COMMENT
" SPACE " to SCROLL-DOWN the Stream (Any Page)
" SHIFT + SPACE " to SCROLL-UP the Stream (Any Page)
" N " to read NEXT COMMENT on a Post
" P " to read PREVIOUS COMMENT on a Post
" / " to start a Google+ SEARCH
" ? " to view Keyboard SHORTCUTS
" ⇦ " (Left Arrow) to SELECT PAGES on the Left Ribbon.
" ⇨ " (Right Arrow) to SCROLL/READ the Stream again.
On the Google Bar Notifications, use the Left & Right Arrows to read Notifications

#ddstips
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GooglePlus Helper: Google+ Photo Albums:

Organize your photo album

When you select "Organize", you can:

- Change your album's name, top left.
- Set a cover photo by hovering your mouse over the desired photo and click the "Album cover" bottom left: The album view must be set for larger thumbnails like in the screenshot below.
- Change the Order of your photos based on date taken, name, or reverse chronological order, from the arrow top right.
- Upload more photos to the album.
- Use the two buttons top right to change the size of your photo thumbnails.

When you're finished, click the Done button.
Move or copy photos to another album: Clicking Move lets you move or copy selected photos to one of your other albums or to a new album: This may change the degree of visibility of the photo.

Delete a bunch of photos:
- In Organize view only one-by-one by clicking on the trash can symbol
- In Album view: Click a photo / photos and then choose Delete from the top to delete the selected photos...

Learn more about the Google+ Photo Albums and Photos at http://bit.ly/1t2RlfI

#Googleplus #Photos #Jaanatip #Albums
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Desperately waiting to try the NEW +Inbox by Gmail 

Anyone who wish to donate an invite are Welcome
 
Today, we’re introducing something new. It’s called Inbox. Years in the making, Inbox is by the same people who brought you Gmail, but it’s not Gmail: it’s a completely different type of inbox, designed to focus on what really matters. 

 Inbox is a new product from the Gmail team. Come try it with us.

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Web Designing, eMarketing, etc.
Employment
  • BenWorldwide (Pvt) Ltd.
    Support Specialist, 2013 - present
    Leads the support team with all sorts of website support for clients
  • DDS Creations
    CEO, 2011 - 2012
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Enthusiast for Web design, Social Media & Internet Marketing
Introduction

I love web design, web development, social media, internet marketing, etc. I also enjoy the fun and information on Google+

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For Google+, I mostly;

  • Notify about new updates,
  • Share important Tips for newbies / beginners,
  • Share & post cool image(s) I find interesting.
  • Design #googleplusmockups. Album : http://goo.gl/X8gVS
The Blogs to which I contribute:


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Learn more about Google+
Google+ Posts : Guides, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, etc.

LIST OF GOOGLE+ TUTORIALS & TIPS
Copying My Posts as Your Own, is a Copyright Violation.

The Google+ "F1" Directory 
(contains 600+ Google+ posts related to Tips & Tutorials.)


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Circles You can Add me to;
  • Social Networking Geeks
  • Google+ Tips, Tutorials & Guidelines 
  • Movie Lovers [Action, Thriller, Comedy, Horror] 
  • Tech Geeks 
  • Web Designers
  • Graphic Designers 

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I am the Page Admin for:
I am the Moderator for these Communities:

I am the Web Designer/Developer of:

About Me:
  • Freelance Web Designer
  • Born in Sri Lanka
  • Roman Catholic

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Education
  • University of Portsmouth
    Computing, 2013 - present
    B.Sc. (Hons) in Computing
  • Singapore Informatics Computer Institute, Colombo
    Computer Networking, 2011 - 2013
  • St.Joseph's College, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
    Mathematics, 1996 - 2010
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