Yearly Archives: 2019
How to stop your LinkedIn home page looking like Facebook
On June 4, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
The most important thing to understand about your homepage feed is that it is a reflection of the people you have chosen to follow, invited to connect or accepted connection invites from. Therefore, if the content you keep seeing is not as professional as you are, perhaps you have some unprofessional connections? If you see […]Read More
Character counts on LinkedIn part one
On May 29, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
LinkedIn is a fabulous business platform with over 635 million business professionals having profiles on there that reflect them and their value. The one question I am constantly asked is how big is that section, the text and file size so I thought I would pull a blog together of all profile and group limits […]Read More
The Insurance industry on LinkedIn
On May 14, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
According to ABI (the voice of the UK’s world leading insurance and long-term savings industry), the UK insurance market is the fourth largest in the World, and the largest in Europe. The size of this industry is also reflected on LinkedIn with the number of users in the insurance industry on LinkedIn in the UK […]Read More
Are you curious about, like or love the new LinkedIn Reactions?
On May 8, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Around 10 days ago LinkedIn introduced and started to roll out the new LinkedIn Reactions (you might not have them yet as they are being rolled out gradually). They say these are a “set of lightweight expressions that offer members a way to more easily participate in conversations and communicate with their network”, and a […]Read More
Just sent a LinkedIn connection invite to someone you shouldn’t have?
On April 4, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Have you ever had that moment that just after you hit ‘connect’ you realise you shouldn’t, it was the wrong person or perhaps that you forgot to personalise it? People often send me a connection request AND an email apologising for the lack of personalisation on their invite after coming on one of our courses. […]Read More
How to add, change or remove an email address on your profile.
On March 21, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
This is an update on an old blog we wrote as LinkedIn has changed the format of how to add, change or remove an email address on your profile. It’s a really simple process, just follow these instructions: Go to “Settings and Privacy” under your photo on the top right-hand side of your profile. Click […]Read More
How to hide your email address on LinkedIn
On March 11, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Did you know you have the option to control who can see your email address on your LinkedIn profile? There are in fact 4 options to choose from so you can be very specific as to who has access to your email address and who doesn’t. To set your preference click on the Me icon […]Read More
What to do if you want to merge two LinkedIn accounts
On March 4, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
I received an email recently requesting details on how to merge two LinkedIn accounts as the person in question had managed to set up two over time, and it reminded me that I needed to write an up to date blog on how to do this – so here it is! If you can log […]Read More
Senior people aren’t on LinkedIn, or are they?
On February 25, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
How many times are we told that senior people aren’t on LinkedIn? These figures kind of prove otherwise! 25 February 2019 Share this articleRead More
Welcome to Events – a new LinkedIn feature
On February 12, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Towards the end of last year LinkedIn started rolling out Events, a feature aimed at providing members with “an easy way to create and join professional events that interest them” apparently. As we always say, (and interestingly LinkedIn’s research showed that nearly 80% of LinkedIn members agreed with this), professional networking is critically important to […]Read More