Social Media Guide for Lawyers v.2.0: How-To Guide to Social Media Platforms: LinkedIn for Lawyers

LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site with a membership of more than 50 million professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries. LinkedIn serves as an online resumé, offers the ability to network with business professionals, and supports discussion threads on topics relevant to lawyers, law firms, and the business community. Lawyers and law firms can use LinkedIn to “connect” with people they know and trust, and as an online resource to make introductions with mutual contacts.

The primary benefit of LinkedIn is its focus on business networking, as opposed to social interaction. On the other hand, the amount of personal online interaction between LinkedIn users is limited.

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Topics:  Business Development, LinkedIn, Social Media, Social Networks

Published In: Firm Marketing Updates

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