We offer a Basic (free) account as well as various upgraded Premium accounts, depending on your needs.
Basic (free) account
A Basic account is for anyone who wants to create and maintain a professional profile online without the cost.
- Build and maintain a large trusted professional network.
- Find and reconnect with colleagues and classmates.
- Request and provide recommendations.
- Create a professional presence on the web.
- Request up to 5 introductions at a time.
- Search for and view profiles of other LinkedIn members.
- Receive unlimited InMail messages.
- View 100 results per search.
- Save up to 3 searches and get weekly alerts on those searches.
With a Premium account, you can send InMail messages to reach anyone on LinkedIn, get hundreds of additional search results, and see more information about who's viewed your profile. If you have a free account and want to upgrade, you can compare account types described below.
- Business - for general business members
- Job Seeker - for job seekers
- Sales Professional - for sales professionals
- Recruiter - for enterprise and individual recruiters
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