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How to Backup LinkedIn

On May 20, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has become business and personally critical for lots of people and businesses, but we sometimes forget to back it up! Thankfully LinkedIn has a slick process to request a set of your data from the pc or laptop, but not available from the mobile at this point. To request a backup: Go to your […]

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How to merge two LinkedIn accounts into one

On May 14, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We often get enquiries from people that have got more than one LinkedIn account, maybe they made a second in error, or lost access to an email account and hence made another – which for the record you don’t need to do as you can amend email addresses (see this helpful document from LinkedIn) It […]

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I love LinkedIn and its algorithm(s)

On April 17, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I think “the” poor algorithm on LinkedIn takes an unfair bashing when it performs a vital role in making LinkedIn work for everyone. Imagine for a moment, all those connections that you have, all their interactions, their posts, and updates appearing constantly on your homepage feed – it would be manic, massively busy and nigh […]

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LinkedIn can save you a lot of time and make finding alumni easy

On April 3, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When you look at the number of people in the UK that are on LinkedIn it can be quite daunting. What can you do to help you stand out amongst 37 million others? How should you use it to help you, your school and your alumni? If you were to go looking for an educational […]

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LinkedIn skills up

On March 13, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has always been focused on people and has supported skills since the early days, and you can see a skills section within your profile just under your work experience and education (if you can’t, simply go to “Add profile sections” and you can include it). But there has always been a couple of challenges […]

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LinkedIn kills off X / Twitter

On February 8, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

X/Twitter and LinkedIn have always been quite uneasy partners and LinkedIn has now closed the door completely on them. As you can see in the left image below it used to be included in your contact details but has now been removed as per the right image. You also can’t now post to X / […]

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Fed up with seeing invites to collaborative articles on LinkedIn? Well turn them off!

On January 30, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A few months back LinkedIn released collaborative articles to try and engage more people, to get them to share their perspectives, and expose some of their value and insight to others. So, what is a collaborative article? They are often AI generated to try and get you involved in a conversation and if your answer […]

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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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