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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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How to be more effective at networking

On February 7, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Ok, you’ve read my blog about how to behave professionally whilst at a networking event and you are confident that you are making the best impression you can, now what? How do you make the most out of your time attending a networking event? Here are a few quick tips to help you get more out […]

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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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Are you ignoring clients on LinkedIn? Hello? Hello …

On October 10, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the most used bits of functionality on LinkedIn is the mad passion we all have for looking at who has looked at us on LinkedIn. There are often a range of interesting and not so interesting people. Often we all get recruiters, the invisible ones (no matter how much you pay you will […]

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How does LinkedIn make money?

On February 11, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

With most users (estimated 90%) not paying for LinkedIn I am often asked how LinkedIn makes money, as whilst we can all enjoy a free to use social network or social media site there has to be an underlying successful commercial business to provide the longevity and foundation for future success. LinkedIn is not like […]

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How to find the right person to help you on LinkedIn

On October 11, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

With over half of the business professionals in the world on LinkedIn it can sometimes be difficult to find the right person to help you, the real “expert” and the person that could transform your outlook, your business and yourself. So how do we filter through to find the person we need? I thought it […]

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