Author Archives: James Potter - The Linked In Man
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
The robots are coming! LinkedIn brings AI into posts.
On July 24, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
One of the most common questions and fears that people have on LinkedIn is posting – what should I post, how often, when, will anyone read it, or care? To make it easier LinkedIn has decided to release an AI to help you post. When you hit post you will see a little draft with […]Read More
What should I post on LinkedIn? Part two
On July 11, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
One of the most common questions we get on our educational programmes and courses is peoples’ fear about what to post, and how people might respond or think about what they post. On the flip side, they don’t think about what people will think about them if they don’t post! Posting is important on LinkedIn […]Read More
“I’d like to add you to my professional network” is dead
On July 5, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Picking up on our previous blog where LinkedIn killed off three features (carousels, profile cover video and in-image labels) they have also killed off that staple message of LinkedIn “I’d like to add you to my professional network”! How many times have you seen that email message come in and your heart sinks or flutters? […]Read More
LinkedIn kills carousel posts, profile cover videos, and in-image links and I suspect you won’t miss them.
On June 28, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
LinkedIn quietly discontinued three features from 26 June – carousel posts, profile videos, and in-image links but will you miss them? The official line from LinkedIn was “Thanks to your invaluable feedback, we’ve learned that some of our creation tools aren’t facilitating your ability to share all your amazing experiences and expertise with your community. […]Read More
What should I post on LinkedIn? Part one
On June 7, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
One of the most common questions we get on our educational programmes and courses is about what to post, how often and people’s curious and wide-ranging fears around it. We are often asked “What type of content should I share on LinkedIn?” and this makes us smile. Imagine if you bumped into somebody you know […]Read More
What sort of LinkedIn user are you?
On May 23, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Whenever I talk about the types of users on LinkedIn there are always people that look sheepishly at their shoes as they embarrassingly recognise themselves. That’s not something to worry about – it’s great as now you can evolve and move forwards. You need to think about how you want to be seen, where and […]Read More
Quick guide to what makes a good LinkedIn profile.
On May 10, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
I am often asked if I have a guide of what a “good” profile looks like, and I often send people towards our Profile test and our How good are you at using LinkedIn test as these should get you thinking. If you wanted a quick guide your profile should have: Professional Headshot: Having a […]Read More
How to back up or export your LinkedIn connections
On May 2, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
LinkedIn has become a critical business tool and as such I often receive notes asking how to back up the connections on a LinkedIn account for a variety of reasons. It might be that you’re: trying to extract all the details to populate a customer relationship management (CRM) system. adding them to a mailing program […]Read More