Infographic: Essential parts of your LinkedIn presence

The social network is an important opportunity for many communicators. Get the most from the platform by completing your profile, getting recommendations and more.

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For most communicators, LinkedIn is an essential resource.

As one of the biggest and most professional social networks, LinkedIn can help you find a new job, keep in touch with colleagues and clients and expand your professional network.

Professionals sign up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two members per second.

If you just joined LinkedIn or you have been on it for awhile, there are some steps you can take to update your LinkedIn profile so you can add value and become more successful on this social network.

1. Complete your profile.

With almost 50 percent of LinkedIn users having incomplete profiles, it is critical to completely update profile. LinkedIn’s algorithm prioritizes a complete LinkedIn profile. It is important to grab and keep the attention of those who view your LinkedIn profile.

Here are 10 steps you should take to optimize your LinkedIn profile.

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