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Starting a group

On January 31, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

“Build it and they will come” (a quote from Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams) does not work with LinkedIn groups. The first thing you should be asking yourself is why? Why do you want a group? Can you give it the focus it needs to make sure it is relevant, timely and appropriate. For […]

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All about me rather than you.

On January 24, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the joys of my consultancy role is that I am often asked to review the first ‘touch’ emails from a range of professional services, consultancies and other firms. You know what it is like, you have met someone for the first time, are trying to get a meeting, networked a way in or […]

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Should you link Twitter to LinkedIn©?

On January 17, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I was recently asked this question during a Question and Answer session with The Guardian which you can see here. (http://careers.guardian.co.uk/social-media-job-search) Whilst you can integrate your Twitter activity into your LinkedIn© profile either by publishing Tweets into your LinkedIn© stream automatically by associating both accounts or using the Tweets application to show them on your […]

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How to add a LinkedIn signature button to your email in Outlook

On January 8, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

This blog was updated in February 2016 and you can find the updated version here. I am often asked by people how to promote their LinkedIn profile and how to get noticed more.  LinkedIn gives you a range of options but there are also good options outside of LinkedIn and Outlook is one of the most popular. […]

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