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
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
How to name drop professionally on LinkedIn
On March 2, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Now I am not talking about saying which celebrity you follow or who you bumped into in the lift, but the people that you enjoy seeing or meeting on LinkedIn. LinkedIn makes it easy for you to name drop a level one connection or a company you follow but you would never normally use a […]Read More
How to get headhunted on LinkedIn without the boss knowing.
On January 30, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
As January always feels like a flat month after the excitement of Christmas and the New Year, perhaps your thoughts have turned to thinking about a new career or a fresh job opportunity to add some spark into your working life. You might want to let people know on LinkedIn that you are looking, but […]Read More
LinkedIn: a helpful tool or a time-soaking distraction? (Part 3 of 3) Time to get serious?
On December 14, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
In our previous blog in this series (found here) we looked at how relevant LinkedIn is to you by demonstrating that there are sufficient people on LinkedIn who could make great clients. Now LinkedIn isn’t just all about sales, it works on many other levels too, and this is what we are going to look […]Read More
What is the trick to not being a LinkedIn ghost?
On October 31, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Being present on LinkedIn but not doing anything is a bit like going to a Halloween party, not wearing a costume, not saying anything and then wondering why everyone ignores you. If you’re trying to get the treats you should from LinkedIn start by looking at a few simple things: – Your […]Read More