What are LinkedIn Applications?

Everyone knows LinkedIn is a professional social networking platform; we can find people and information, we can market our business, products and services.  But there is more!    Do you know LinkedIn also offers a wide range of applications with its partners?  These applications allow us to better collaborate with our connections.


by LinkedIn
image “The Polls application is a market research tool that allows you to collect actionable data from your connections and the professional audience on LinkedIn.” quoted from LinkedIn

Reading List by Amazon

by Amazon
image “Extend your professional profile by sharing the books you’re reading with other LinkedIn members. Find out what you should be reading by following updates from your connections, people in your field, or other LinkedIn members of professional interest to you.” quoted from LinkedIn

Box.net Files

by Box.net
image “Add the Box.net Files application to manage all your important files online. Box.net lets you share content on your profile, and collaborate with friends and colleagues.” quoted from LinkedIn

Company Buzz

by LinkedIn
image “Ever wonder what people are saying about your company? Company Buzz shows you the twitter activity associated with your company. View tweets, trends and top key words. Customize your topics and share with your coworkers.” quoted from LinkedIn

Blog Link

by SixApart
image “With Blog Link, you can get the most of your LinkedIn relationships by connecting your blog to your LinkedIn profile. Blog Link helps you, and your professional network, stay connected.”


by WordPress
image “Connect your virtual lives with the WordPress LinkedIn Application. With the WordPress App, you can sync your WordPress blog posts with your LinkedIn profile, keeping everyone you know in the know.” quoted from LinkedIn

SlideShare Presentations

by SlideShare Inc
image “SlideShare is the best way to share presentations on LinkedIn! You can upload & display your own presentations, check out presentations from your colleagues, and find experts within your network.” quoted from LinkedIn

Google Presentation

by Google
image “Present yourself and your work. Upload a .PPT or use Google’s online application to embed a presentation on your profile.” quoted from LinkedIn

Huddle Workspaces

by Huddle.net
image “Huddle gives you private, secure online workspaces packed with simple yet powerful project, collaboration and sharing tools for working with your connections.” quoted from LinkedIn

Projects and Teamspaces

by Manymoon
image “Manymoon makes it simple to Get Work Done with your LinkedIn connections. Share and track unlimited tasks, projects, documents and Google Apps – for free” quoted from LinkedIn


by LinkedIn
image “Find professional events, from conferences to local meet-ups, and discover what events your connections are attending.” quoted from LinkedIn

The list of LinkedIn applications is constantly growing, so I often come back and still find good applications that make my networking more effective,

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One Response to What are LinkedIn Applications?

  1. GaryFPatton says:

    Thank you for this nicely formatted & well-written piece. You are VERY helpful!

    You have enlightened me about some L-I tools about which I was not aware and would be wise to use, now. And I will.


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