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How to ruin your reputation with recommendations on LinkedIn

On June 25, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Now before you say “hang on James you said recommendations were good” –  yes they are but… There are recommendations and there are recommendations. When I was reviewing a company’s presence on LinkedIn their most recommended person had 24 recommendations, (look at my profile picture below to see where the number of recommendations is shown on […]

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Giving it all away on LinkedIn

On June 18, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

If we were ever to meet at an event, in a networking meeting, a conference or in a coffee shop would you give me all of your client’s details and/or a full set of your personal information? Of course you wouldn’t! That would be commercial suicide and personal data protection would go out the window! […]

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Why networking doesn’t work – you don’t invest in it and we’re not talking money.

On June 14, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When I recently attended a large physical networking event, (you know the thing, loads of local business owners coming together ridiculously early in the morning over a greasy breakfast), I thought I’d take a different perspective. I found it fascinating to watch the dynamics, the twenty or so people, the body language and to listen […]

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Worried your LinkedIn password might have been hacked? Then change it!

On June 7, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

There has been a range of reports with all sorts of numbers bandied about and I for one am struggling to drill down to the reality beneath the media hype, but rather than fret why not just change it? It is really simple to change your LinkedIn password, simply log into your account in the […]

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