Your online presence matters more than ever in today’s global workplace. Professionals are logging-in to LinkedIn in record numbers, so your profile needs to represent you in the best possible light before and after a meeting or interview. LinkedIn For Personal Branding: The Ultimate Guide is the leading strategic guidebook that most uniquely connects personal branding to the LinkedIn platform. Long’s book provides a comprehensive view of personal branding using LinkedIn’s profile, content sharing, and thought leadership capabilities. Additionally, Long has assembled a useful set of “How To” advice links that are available on a companion website. The website provides many resource pages and links related to each chapter. LinkedIn for Personal Branding: The Ultimate Guide is the ONLY LinkedIn book available that will do all of this for the reader: • Provide an integrated personal branding and LinkedIn strategy needed for today’s professionals – in a Full Color book. • Provide additional “how to” elements in a companion website so you can click over to see detailed instructions and keep updated. • Provide dozens of examples and case studies from real LinkedIn users. • Provide several “personas” and other prompts to help you write the best possible summary. LinkedIn For Personal Branding will help you to: • Select and prioritize the best personal brand attributes for you, your career and business. • Be considered for more strategic assignments and business opportunities. • Create an authentic, personal, and impressive profile that demonstrates expertise without appearing to brag. • Consider all the ways you can demonstrate your personal brand –both offline and online- and how they work together. • Be found online > increase the likelihood of being contacted by recruiters and sales prospects. • Select the most memorable words, images, skills, and links. • Learn best practices for each profile section ( and also see real examples). • Write the most strategic and impactful headline and summary. • Give and receive more endorsements and recommendations. • Become a thought leader. • Find and Share content with your network . • Blog using the LinkedIn Publisher functionality. • Leverage LinkedIn Groups and Company pages. • Measure your progress. • And much more. This book is perfect for anyone interested in developing their personal brand using LinkedIn to propel their career or business opportunities.