If you’re looking for help with LinkedIn ProFinder, one of the best places to turn for assistance is the platform itself. The LinkedIn ProFinder Blog and social accounts are a wealth of information and provide several resources. LinkedIn groups on the topic exist, but are largely inactive.
Let’s walk through the many ways LinkedIn helps you navigate this freelance marketplace.
LinkedIn ProFinder Help
The overview help screen for LinkedIn ProFinder gives a brief description of the service and then describes resources available, which include:
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Accessing LinkedIn ProFinder
- Getting Help
- Finding your ProFinder settings
- LinkedIn ProFinder Terms & Conditions
Linkedin ProFinder FAQs
The frequently asked questions page is divided into three sections: general questions, questions for clients, and questions for freelance professionals. These FAQs answer just the basics and provide links for further information.
Linkedin ProFinder’s Email Contact Form
If you can’t find the answers to your questions, you can ask LinkedIn directly. Their “Contact Us” page invites you to type in your question first, in the hopes that they’ll already have the answer for you in their database. If the answers don’t address your specific question, you can fill out a form to send it to their support staff.
LinkedIn ProFinder Blog
The content plan of the ProFinder blog includes providing information about the gig economy in general, sharing LinkedIn’s related research, and highlighting best practices for freelancers. A sample of posts includes:
- 4 Steps Freelancers Can Take to Ensure Better Profits and More Money
- LinkedIn ProFinder Reveals Brand New Findings on Freelance Economy
- Local SEO for Small Business: Expert Stacey Zur Shares Her Pro Tips
Whether you use LinkedIn ProFinder or not, the LinkedIn ProFinder Blog is a good resource to visit, especially if you’re a freelancer.
LinkedIn ProFinder Social
LinkedIn ProFinder has accounts on both Twitter and Facebook. With both accounts, they share links from their own blog as well as from business and entrepreneurial publications. They’re relatively small, for now, but they’ve been making a concerted effort to increase their reach on both platforms. If you’re looking for quick answers, you can probably get them on these platforms.
You might find it help to talk to others in your industry niche about LinkedIn Profinder. Here are Linkedin Profinder groups – relatively inactive onese — where such people congregate.
ProFinder Professionals Group
The ProFinder Professionals Group, hosted by Patrick Schoof, “…is designed for LinkedIn ProFinder Professionals to meet, network, discuss ProFinder and freelancing, and leverage their knowledge and skills to strengthen the professional freelance community.”
While there is some discussion of ProFinder, the activity is light and there are many general business posts.
Profinder Freelance Talk Group
The ProFinder Freelance Talk Group, is hosted by Chuck Green and seems to be inactive. The profile says: “LinkedIn’s ProFinder program offers a way for clients to meet freelancers in many different professional capacities. The ProFinder Freelancer Talk group offers a place for freelancers using and interesting in using the program to discuss ways of maximizing its benefits.”
LinkedIn ProFinder Tag Lines
Finally, a business’ tag line can tell you succinctly how it views its own mission. The two below illustrate that LinkedIn ProFinder is focused on results:
LinkedIn ProFinder provides the expertise you need from experts you can count on.
Take your project from to-do to done.
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