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Know Who’s Been Viewing Your Linked In Profile

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The popular Linkedin’s primary objective is to strengthen and deepen your business footing in the industry you belong to, many businessmen have already started to use this Social Media site for networking and business purposes.  It has actually already garnered over 85 millions of people from 200+ countries who have registered as the site’s official users. In the past, the ultimate purpose of Linkedin is merely to let its users establish and maintain connections with the countless of other people who they deal with in their business. In fact, you can use the site as a place for finding jobs, or perhaps for coming across some business opportunities that could make you become richer in n

The popular Linkedin’s primary objective is to strengthen and deepen your business footing in the industry you belong to, many businessmen have already started to use this Social Media site for networking and business purposes.  It has actually already garnered over 85 millions of people from 200+ countries who have registered as the site’s official users.

In the past, the ultimate purpose of Linkedin is merely to let its users establish and maintain connections with the countless of other people who they deal with in their business. In fact, you can use the site as a place for finding jobs, or perhaps for coming across some business opportunities that could make you become richer in no time. Whatever may be your reason for using the Linked In site,it pays to know who has been looking at your own profile as well. Yes, it is true that many times you wonder who could be poking their noses on your Linked In profile but then you do not have any means of knowing how.

This is actually a common sentiment among all Linked In users all over the world that is finally addressed, thanks to Linked In! Now, they have this feature wherein you can finally identify who has been snooping around to check on your profile.

This new feature called the “Who’s Viewed My Profile” will show you the last twenty individuals who have viewed your profile along with the company or perhaps the industry they belong to. Yes, it can truly give you the actual number of people who have been checking your profile for the past week and serve as a measure to protect your own privacy. Here are just a few of the other important things you need to know about this special Linked In feature as well as how you may find some benefits when you use it.

  • First, simply log in to your own Linked In account and look for the box in your homepage located at the right side. The box will indicate how many people have already looked at your profile the past few days.  The minute you click on it, you will right away get a glimpse of some details pertaining to the viewer’s personal details such as that of his work and industry background
  • Likewise, you may resort to checking out who’s been prying their nose on your account by checking out the link in the right hand side of your homepage which you will see the instant you log in. Simply click on the link and immediately you will gain access on finding out who has been viewing your profile as of late. But then should you not find any link in your homepage then it only means that there has been no one checking out your profile in the past few days.  That should already be your cue to enhance your connections and therefore, be able to use the Linked In features much better
  • On the other hand, if you see a link in your home page which means that there have been some people who have been following you on your Linked In account, be aware that you should also be able to see at least 5 results of who have been looking around checking out on your most recent information
  • Keep in mind that you do not need to pay any amount of money to avail of these benefits but then in case you would want to know more information about your viewer’s profiles and identities, then you can always opt for the paid subscription which can offer you more such as that of giving you a list of all the people who have in recent times checked on you in Linked In the past few days
  • So, if you are truly bent on protecting your business or your personal privacy, then you can always take the first step to controlling what other individuals may view in your profile. This you may do by simply going into the ‘settings’ button wherein you may customise according to your preferences and eventually clicking on the ‘public profile’ as soon as you are done. All you need to do is uncheck those items which you prefer keeping private from other individuals who may be viewing your profile and information.
  • Really, upon checking the profile of your viewers, you will have an idea of how influential or credible you are. Naturally, when you see the titles or perhaps the companies where your viewers are working, you will more or less have an idea of how popular you have become in Linked In. In the same manner, that you will also get to discover what industry your viewers belong to, or what interest you may possibly have in common. That way, you can say you finally have the yard stick to measure your own popularity as far as Linked In networking is concerned.

With these insights, you will now know of better ways by how you should act in response to your viewers and therefore, understand them better, of course. Keep in mind that you will always have that power to control what you want others to see in your profile and at the same time, what you do not want others to view

Free membership will prompt you to change your profile’s visibility settings from being ‘Anonymous’ to that of being ‘Visible’ so that you may be able to gain some access to your Profile Stats as well. Or you may also return to being on ‘Anonymous’ mode any time you wish to; but then understand that it will forfeit its feature of letting you see the Profile Stats.

Last but not least, you may always take the option to avail of premium membership to gain an exclusive right to use the additional stats that will enhance your profile and make you look your best to any of the countless of companies or potential business partners who may be interested in you and who may be currently viewing your profile. Taking on a premium membership will definitely give you admission to use the Profile Stats regardless of whether your profile visibility has been set on an “Anonymous” mode or perhaps that of the “Visible” mode.

Keep in mind that it would be best for you if you will set your visibility settings to “Visible” because after all letting your viewers see that you have viewed their profile as well may open new doors to more business opportunities in the future.  Just remember that you will always have the discretion to take control over your image by regulating what you want others to view in your profile and restricting others from seeing some of the most private information you would wish to keep to yourself instead.

There is no doubt that this most recent feature from Linked In actually plays a very significant role in networking. It will not only allow you to extend your connections to other businessmen or business prospects, but you may also use it to follow-up on possible business partners interested in you.  Really, by using this special feature of Linked In, you will be able to measure how far you have gone in Linked In as far as appearing in the search results for the past few days.  You can therefore say now that it truly pays to expose your Linked In profile to more and more people which you may do by simply clicking on “using network updates to broaden your reach” link. Try it and see how far your profile will go this time! To make everything easier for you, you can always try checking out for some of the tutorials available online. That way, you will not have any difficulty trying to improve your profile visibility and effectiveness at all.