Unpacking Design

Episode 53 – Unpacking LinkedIn

Episode Summary

As the platform that’s known for professional networking and development, LinkedIn is constantly improving its services and tools for personal career growth. What are some ways designers can use LinkedIn to network with other designers, grow their following, and find opportunities?

Episode Notes

Shownotes: www.unpackingdesign.com/podcast/53

As the platform that’s known for professional networking and development, LinkedIn is constantly improving its services and tools for personal career growth. What are some ways designers can use LinkedIn to network with other designers, grow their following, and find opportunities?

In this episode, Mike gives a brief overview of LinkedIn, which is a professional networking platform that operates similar to Facebook. He shares insight about the news feed and how designers can write or share articles with their opinions on their feed. As others begin to interact with the article, people will start to follow the designer which increases the designer’s reach.

Mike and Tim discuss the kinds of experiences and information that one should consider adding to their LinkedIn profile. Professional experiences that you’re proud of like starting a business, blog, or podcast are things worth sharing with prospective clients and employers. They also talk about the benefits of paying for a subscription of LinkedIn to gain access to more tools, insights, and outreach capabilities.

Learn more about how LinkedIn can be used to grow in your career or as a design firm in this episode!

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