LinkedIn-Sucks-3d-Cover-300This post has become part of an ebook called, How Not to Suck at LinkedIn, where I explain this issue in lots more detail.

You can get it on Amazon Kindle if you’d like 29 other killer LinkedIn tips too.

Basically, with hundreds of people in your network each choosing to endorse, on average, 6 of your skills, Swarm Theory states that the real skills will rise to the top while the others may get a few votes, but won’t be top 10.

In order to let the wisdom of crowds influence your skills, you must have more than 10 skills.