Once considered a social platform solely for networking, LinkedIn has proven itself invaluable for a wide range of other uses: marketing, recruiting, sales prospecting, hiring, and research, among others. There's a lot you can do with LinkedIn, so getting up-to-speed on and nailing the basic functions is a worthwhile exercise in itself.
But little did you know the social media platform also contains a variety of secret capabilities that can make you that much more efficient and effective. I'll give an example. Want to send a message to someone you're not connected with, but you're out of InMails? Here's how:
Prospecting just got a whole lot easier -- and that's just the beginning.
In this SlideShare, we've collected 22 of the most useful -- and hidden -- hacks in LinkedIn, including:
How to hide your connections from competitors
How to get a tailored lead list delivered directly to your inbox weekly or daily
How to find prospects you already have something in common with
How to customize your connection request on a mobile device