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How to spot a Phishing or Fake Email from “LinkedIn”

On May 22, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people dread getting spam or phishing emails that say they’re from LinkedIn, PayPal, Amazon or other well-known companies but I have been hoping to get one from “LinkedIn” and this week success. As the prevalence of LinkedIn grows to almost half of the business professionals on the planet there is an increase in the […]

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Duplicate LinkedIn profiles but only one of you?

On May 17, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I am often approached by people that have more than one LinkedIn profile; the current record with me is someone that had four! Most common is two. It is easily done, you created one year’s ago, forgot it, and then created another and possibly another … It actually breaks the LinkedIn terms of service, so […]

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LIONS on LinkedIn – what are they and do they bite?

On May 8, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One question I am often asked at events is what a LION is and is it a premium feature? In short no, it’s not a premium feature it is simply one approach to making LinkedIn work and tends to be quite emotive in discussions. LION stands for LinkedIn Open Networker and the people declare themselves […]

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