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What’s more important – a LinkedIn personal profile or a company profile?

On December 10, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

This is a question we get asked surprisingly often so we thought we’d clarify the difference between a personal profile and a company profile on LinkedIn. In a single diagram it works like this … A company profile is … all about the company What it does, how many staff, what specialities the company has, where it’s […]

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5 ways to recruit for free on LinkedIn (and 2 that aren’t).

On November 20, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Despite the fact that the recruitment industry is so small on LinkedIn, it is still a fabulous place to recruit staff, but you don’t necessarily have to pay to do so. The techniques to recruit on LinkedIn are similar to how you would use it to find any good person but, in this context, you […]

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I thought you were professional and then I looked at your LinkedIn profile (oh dear).

On October 16, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I don’t know about you, but I regularly meet someone in another way before I “meet” them on LinkedIn. Maybe I’ve had a great chat with them at an event or over a coffee or informal meeting, or maybe I’ve seen their biography, CV or profile from a website, and I’ve felt they’ve come across […]

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LinkedIn evolves groups to enable more interaction and discussions (we hope!).

On October 11, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Groups on LinkedIn have always been a slightly odd place to be for the most part. Everyone seems to join and wait for someone else to talk, to share a nugget of goodness or waits for … something to happen. Hence LinkedIn decided they would attempt to rebuild the group experience and integrate more closely […]

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5 more new ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now (Part 4 of 4)

On September 19, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The final part of our four-part series, you can find parts 1, 2 and 3 by clicking on the numbers. We’ve seen LinkedIn used successfully across a wide spectrum of needs from staff engagement to sales, and we constantly see new uses evolving and cannot see any sign of that stopping as increasingly all things […]

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LinkedIn introduces voice messaging on the mobile app

On September 12, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from the introduce of QR codes on LinkedIn (see our blog here), the latest new function on the mobile app to be introduced is the ability to record and send a voice message. This is an easy function to use, you just need to find the connection you want to message on LinkedIn, […]

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5 New ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now (Part 3 of 4)

On July 30, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from part one and part two here’s the next exciting episode – yes part three and there’s still another one to come! Having shared 10 ways to use LinkedIn before you might be surprised to know we have another ten to go so no dilly dallying here’s the next 5 ways to use LinkedIn […]

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LinkedIn Company profile infographic & 3 tips to get followers

On July 23, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We can’t help it, we all make assumptions about things and LinkedIn is no different. Just last week I was talking with a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) who proudly told me that companies like theirs didn’t use LinkedIn … Oh really? When I showed him how many companies were on LinkedIn and what they used […]

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LinkedIn tries to kill the business card

On July 9, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Are you fed up with going to networking events, conferences, meetings or informal gathering and collecting lots of business cards from people you have been introduced to or exchanging contact details, and then realising the next day that you can’t find the card or the details you took? Well fear not.  At the end of […]

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4 ways to find out who people know even if they hide their LinkedIn connections

On July 2, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Isn’t it annoying on LinkedIn when you connect with someone and you want to see who they know but they’ve hidden their connections. Kind of weird on a networking site isn’t it? Wouldn’t it be good if there was a way to unpick some of those connections that they’ve hidden from you without them even […]

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