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What are the different types of LinkedIn accounts?

Last Reviewed: 04/11/2014
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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 users.
  • Receive unlimited InMails.
  • View 100 results per search.
  • Save up to 3 searches and get weekly alerts on those searches.

Premium accounts

With a premium account, you can send InMails 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.

If you already have a premium account, you can click the attachment below for more details. To switch to a different type of account, please contact us.

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