How to Use LinkedIn as an Entrepreneur — I know, I know. LinkedIn is a boring, stuffy site. A real snoozefest. Before you click away from this post, though, let me tell you why I love LinkedIn.Since leaving my 9-to-5 job in 2005, I’ve been running a profitable, sustainable business as a creative. As you know, that’s not easy to do. And you know what’s been the No. 1 reason for my success? For helping me find high-paying clients with very little effort? LinkedIn.