If you are looking for connections that will propel your business forward, you just need to be a member of LinkedIn. LinkedIn Corporation is the world’s biggest networking website for professionals. It is hard to imagine that this revolutionary idea was started in the living room of founder Reid Hoffman in 2002. In May of 2003 the LinkedIn website came into being. Within a month, the portal had 4500 members registered for online networking. With headquarters in Mountain View in California, it has branches worldwide.
LinkedIn is now available in 23 languages. The company started with just 500 employees in the year 2010 but now employs over 5000 people operating out of 30 cities across the world. At present, LinkedIn membership numbers 313 million from 200 different countries. The portal aids professionals find jobs; connect with other professionals and explore business opportunities.
LinkedIn offers free membership for people to join its professional website. It also offers paid membership with additional tools.