I've been a member - albeit not a very participatory one - of LinkedIn for several years, and it is a very useful way to make business contacts if you're looking for a job or looking for a quote. In this article, Dan Taylor offers some advice on how to use the social network to generate leads for your freelance business:
Of all the social networks floating around out there today, Linkedin is the benchmark when it comes to social business networking (business social networking?). That’s not to say that there isn’t plenty of business happening on many of the most popular networks, but Linkedin is clearly about making business development happen.
Ultimately, the goal of any business focused networking activity is to drive a sale. And what’s the best way to start that process? Here are 5 tips to get the leads flowing in your direction via Linkedin.