How to complete your LinkedIn Profile when you’re an Independent artist

I have to admit I don’t use LinkedIn for what appears to be its intended purpose, ie. LEAD GENERATION. I tend to use it more as a phone book, a place to source useful reading, and general “find out what’s going on in industries I care about” tool. So, given the disclaimer that I’m not all about lead generation, but someone who finds benefits from using LinkedIn, you’re permitted to take the following advice with a grain of salt or a dash of sugar.