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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 […]

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Looking for a new job

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 […]

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time to get serious

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 […]

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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 […]

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Front of mind on LinkedIn

How to keep front of mind: keep it dynamic.

On September 12, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Updating statuses, sharing, liking and tweeting are words common in the lexicon of modern business and any social network user. Most of us have probably done one or more of these things before, and highly engaged users will have done them often across multiple social media accounts many times a day or week. But not […]

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Why connecting with everyone may cause you to lose out.

Why connecting with everyone may cause you to lose out.

On July 7, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The other day, I was meeting a client for coffee, and he seemed very excited. You’ll never guess how many new contacts I got this week, he said. 72! In a single week! Well, that might sound impressive, but is it really? When I asked my client who these people were, his answer surprised me. […]

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How to cancel your LinkedIn Premium Account.

On June 6, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn’s own marketing is superb at promoting it’s free trials and upgrades but sometimes it is tricky to find how to opt out once you have upgraded – so here’s some instructions on how to cancel your LinkedIn premium account. We are huge fans of the upgrade on LinkedIn, but only once you know how […]

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Right or wrong

Are you doing the right or wrong things on LinkedIn?

On May 23, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I’m hoping that most of you use LinkedIn regularly to post status updates, join groups and comment on discussions, as well as looking up people you are going to meet or would like to connect with. These are all positive actions that can help you make the most of LinkedIn, but are you aware that […]

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I don’t ‘like’ LinkedIn and I think you shouldn’t either

On April 5, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Have you ever been to a networking event, conference or convention and after sharing a nugget of insight someone has just held up a thumb in response? No. So why do you ‘like’ things on LinkedIn then? Is it that you’re trying to say something positive like “well done”, “glad to see how well you’re […]

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How to add a “view my LinkedIn profile” button to your Outlook email signature (plus Gmail and Mac Mail)

On February 9, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of our most popular blog posts ever has been about how to add a “View my LinkedIn profile” button to an email signature but it was so long ago that we thought it deserved an update. Just a couple of weeks back we published a stylish “View my company profile on LinkedIn” button which […]

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