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How to get more engagement on your LinkedIn posts – part two

On December 19, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The previous blog with ten ways to get more engagement was super popular so here are ten more! 1. Name drop others – You need to be cautious here. When you name drop people (up to a maximum of five I’d suggest) they need to respond to your post in some way or the algorithm […]

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How to get more engagement on your LinkedIn posts

On December 12, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

People often get quite focused on getting engagement through comments, likes, and shares as that is what you do on social media right? Well yes, but of course LinkedIn isn’t social media, it is a social network and hence the “rules” and results can be very different – depending on why you are there and […]

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How to close a LinkedIn account

On November 30, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Perhaps you have found out that you have more than one profile, perhaps you want to step back from LinkedIn, whatever the reason closing your account is a quite straightforward process as long as you can access the account (if you can’t then you need to visit this blog first). 1. Access your “Setting and […]

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How to NOT tell your network when you update your profile.

On November 14, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We always encourage people to review their LinkedIn profile on a regular basis as things change and aspects of their profile might need updating. For example, a new job title, a new role in a different company, a new profile photograph as the old one doesn’t have enough grey hairs showing (maybe that’s just me??!!). […]

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Getting bugged by InMails? How to stop it permanently

On November 6, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of things that annoys business leaders and those with good job titles is inMail messages. You might occasionally get an interesting one, but 99% are just unhelpful and we’ve worked with leaders that get 50 (yes 50!) per day, so no wonder. Now whilst LinkedIn says these are great, and used appropriately they can […]

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LinkedIn quietly goes contactless.

On November 1, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the interesting choices that LinkedIn made when it first started out over 20 years ago was giving people the option, often not obviously, to import and invite their contacts from mobile phones, computers, and email platforms. This opened the door to new connections when LinkedIn started over 20 years ago, but also caused […]

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How to manage the emails you receive from LinkedIn

On October 19, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Do you feel like you receive too many emails from LinkedIn? If so, there is a simple way to reduce the number of emails you receive from them, and also manage the types of emails you would like to receive. To do this follow these simple steps: 1) Click the “Me” icon at the top […]

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LinkedIn KPI’s you might want to track for your team

On October 12, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When you think about KPI’s at an organisational level there is always the challenge that you cannot see as much of the data you would like, as it resides at an individual level within each user’s account. There are a range of KPI’s that you could track personally, collectively, or even through a Sales Navigator […]

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What should I post on LinkedIn? Part three

On September 5, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

In our third blog in our series of ideas on what you could post about on LinkedIn, here are another ten suggestions to hopefully inspire you towards posting on LinkedIn regularly: 1. Talk about a misconception in your area or industry. Explain the reality of that in your perspective and voice. 2. Struggling to know […]

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The algorithm has changed and what we 100% know.

On August 23, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Yes, the algorithm has changed, but no they don’t give anyone a great deal of detail! We had suspicions things had changed a couple of months ago, but it was unclear how. LinkedIn made it official when an interview took place at Entrepeneur.com. So why did they change the algorithm at all when people thought […]

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