What do you think about that? I think, who knew? LinkedIn has been the little engine that could, quietly chugging away while cousins Facebook and Twitter make all the noise. Why is that? And is that a good thing?
While you ponder those questions, here are some bullet points from LinkedIn:
The largest sectors on LinkedIn are Service, Finance and High Tech
- 6 million+ sales professionals
- 4 million+ engineers
- 4 million+ IT professionals
- 2.5 million+ finance professionals
- 1.4 million+ accounting professionals
- 1.4 million+ creative folks (Hey, I’m one of those.)
They also made a nifty graphic for the visual learners:
Wait? Elvis tribute artists and Martini Whisperer? Proof that it takes all kinds not only to make a world, but to make a social media site.
All kidding aside, LinkedIn is an excellent resource for professional networking and they’ve been working hard to make the site more user-friendly and valuable. If you haven’t checked it out lately, check it out today and become one of the hard working 100 million.