Note: You may not have noticed, but LinkedIn is changing the way you do things.

The “good stuff,” as I like to call it, is getting harder to find, but I will show you where to look in the next few blog posts.

downarrow_LinkedInRight next to the “send a message” bar on any connection’s personal profile page, you will see an adjacent button with a downward pointing arrow.

Click that and a dropdown box with some powerful functionality appears.

All this week, I will review them one by  go one by one to make you more comfortable using these shortcuts:

Save to PDF:

First, I suggest you do this NOW.

Save a PDF of your own profile to your hard drive or to the cloud so you always have access to the latest version of your profile, just in case.

What if your LinkedIn ID and/or PW were hacked?

What if LinkedIn suffers a data breach or outage and loses data (like happened a couple of years ago and was days in process to fix?)

Or what of you wanted to send over a copy of your profile to a prospect to read?

So do this and keep the latest update, please.