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Lesson 1: Maximize your visibility

One thing LinkedIn doesn’t tell you is that you are only as visible as the size of your network. Let’s have a look at the «three degrees» of connections (On LinkedIn, people in your network are called connections and your network is made up of your 1st-degree, 2nd-degree, and 3rd-degree connections and fellow members of your LinkedIn Groups.)

As an example, here’s my own current network broken down by “degrees” below:

Mynetworkoftrustedprofessionals

Tip 1: Find your own stats here: http://www.linkedin.com/network?trk=hb_tab_net

Tip 2: Get a cool map of your network at LinkedIn here: http://inmaps.linkedinlabs.com/faq

Now, let’s get back to the “degrees” above – what do they really mean?

1st-degree – People you’re directly connected to because you have accepted their invitation to connect, or they have accepted your invitation. You’ll see a 1st degree icon next to their name in search results and on their profile…

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