How to turn off LinkedIn notifications of birthdays and work anniversaries
On September 18, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Not everything LinkedIn does is good. We see a number of people getting fed up with receiving notifications of work anniversaries and birthdays from connections on LinkedIn (after all this isn’t necessarily something you would tell someone face to face in every day life is it?). What you may not know is that it is […]Read More
An update on how to share an update on LinkedIn.
On August 31, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Given the recent changes to the LinkedIn interface we thought it was time to update one of our popular blogs on how to share an update on LinkedIn. Status updates are a great way of keeping in touch with your network, reminding them of what you do without being pushy, and keeping you in the […]Read More
Can I prove LinkedIn works? Yes!
On August 8, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
I started using LinkedIn, trying different approaches, and learning how to make it work for me in corporate life as a Sales Director. It enabled me to build new relationships, remind clients of breadth of value, and get engagements worth over £10 million in sales in my first six years on LinkedIn. The clients we […]Read More
How to take your contact data back from LinkedIn.
On July 31, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
It is quite easy to inadvertently give LinkedIn all your contacts details. Sometimes it overtly asks and other times it’s less obvious like when you install the app. If you have already imported your contacts into LinkedIn from an external address book there may come a time when you want to delete one from your […]Read More
Oops I did it again!
On July 24, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Back in June I wrote a blog about some of the bad spelling mistakes I had found on LinkedIn when looking at peoples’ job titles and professional descriptions, and I’m sad to say that I have found a load more to share with you. Hopefully you are not one of the people with these spelling […]Read More
The answer to “Is more connections better on LinkedIn?”
On July 17, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
We are often asked for our advice on whether people should connect to large numbers of people on LinkedIn, or whether being connected to a smaller number of connections is more successful so we recorded this short video: As you will see there are pros and cons to both approaches, but we definitely sway towards […]Read More
How many of the 24 languages of LinkedIn do you speak?
On July 11, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Not everyone realises that LinkedIn lets you interface and create your LinkedIn profile in multiple languages so we thought we would explain how this works. This is ideal for all those of you that fluently speak multiple languages or engage with different nationalities in their local language – we would never suggest you do this […]Read More
How to get around the world with LinkedIn right now
On July 4, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
The world is getting smaller! Not literally but figuratively. We’ve all heard of six degrees of separation where you can reach anyone else on the planet within six relational ‘hops’, or how about the six degrees of Kevin Bacon where you can link Kevin Bacon to any other actor or actress? Well since last year […]Read More
How to ruin your LinkedIn profile part one – Job title jenius
On June 26, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
I’ve previously written about profile pictures I never want to see on LinkedIn and the mistakes people make when choosing which picture they use on their LinkedIn profile. This time I thought I would have a look at some of the spelling mistakes people make on LinkedIn when writing about themselves professionally. My top 5 […]Read More
How to remove LinkedIn connections (and not tell them)
On June 19, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Genuine and authentic connections underpin your success on LinkedIn. They can make or break your journey to achieve the results you seek. There might come a time though when you realise that your connection strategy may not have been the right one and that maybe it’s time to clean up your connections. The ones that you […]Read More