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LinkedIn UK has more than 7 million UK users, up 3 million in 12 months

On July 19, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn just tipped over 7 Million professional users in the UK, that’s more than 11% of the total UK population and very nearly as many UK users as there are people in Hong Kong! The professional network goes from strength to strength with over 3 million joining LinkedIn in the last twelve months alone and […]

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What goes around comes around.

On July 18, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Rarely a day goes by when I don’t get an email saying “let me introduce you to” or more embarrassingly this week “I was at X event and Mr B, Miss S and Miss C all said I should get in touch” – fabulous. All I did was introduce them to a connection, help and […]

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My core business: obligation

On July 9, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

If I do something for you for nothing you’ll think I’m a nice guy. Let’s say Mr X in my network needs a service that you offer, I wouldn’t hesitate to introduce you. I help you and Mr X, you both win – but why would I do it? Am I just nice? What’s in […]

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Why I love coffee.

On July 2, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I have done huge amounts of business over coffee and a chat, and it’s not just because I love that particular beverage. “Coffee” is a great tool in the salesperson’s arsenal. Who says no to a cup of coffee and a chat? Hardly anyone. It’s an informal setting and its only a coffee …. we’re […]

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