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How to LinkedIn: Sign Up and Create a LinkedIn Profile

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Sign Up for LinkedIn: 4 Easy Steps
How to LinkedIn: Sign Up and Create a LinkedIn Profile
Getting a LinkedIn account is easy but a little more involved than at some other social networking sites, which simply ask you to create a user name and password. LinkedIn's sign-up process involves four tasks:
  1. Fill out the simple form on LinkedIn’s home page (pictured above) with your name, email address and desired password.
  2. Then you’ll be asked to fill out a profile form that is only slightly longer, asking for your job title, employer’s name and geographic location.
  3. You’ll be asked to confirm your email address by clicking on a link in a message sent to you by LinkedIn.
  4. Finally, you’ll choose whether you want a free or paid account.

That’s it. The process should take about five minutes.

Let’s take a closer look at each of these forms and the choices you’ll make in filling them out.

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