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How to remove a Twitter account from your LinkedIn profile

On February 15, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all done it, got excited about a new platform, added it to our LinkedIn and proudly shown off that Twitter logo for years. Now a few years on we might not be so active, so present, and hence it might be time to take that Twitter link off our LinkedIn profile – but how? […]

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Top 10 industries on LinkedIn globally, 2022

On February 8, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve analysed the industries across LinkedIn globally and thought we’d share the current top ten. It’s interesting to note that the top 8 haven’t moved places at all since we last did a review in November 2020. The only change this time around is that Higher Education (previously in 10th place) and Automotive (previously in […]

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Finally! You can kill a LinkedIn connection in the feed

On November 24, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

After many years LinkedIn has finally added in the ability to remove a connection directly from your LinkedIn homepage feed on the pc and laptop versions – not yet available on mobile I am afraid. If you see a post and think that perhaps you no longer want to see what this person is posting, […]

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LinkedIn goes Dark (mode)

On October 13, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Not everyone wants LinkedIn to be the same, so LinkedIn increasingly supports different ways of using it and different approaches and the latest episode of this is Dark Mode. Not some ominous film, but the ability to choose a light (white) or dark (black) user experience and you get to choose. You can either specify […]

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The Final Chapter for LinkedIn Stories … The End

On October 5, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

As of the end of September LinkedIn has finally killed off the LinkedIn stories function. They are continually reviewing the functions that people use and this element always felt at odds to what people are trying to use LinkedIn for, and hence it wasn’t widely adopted so in the latest iteration it has been cancelled […]

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The top ten colours on LinkedIn might surprise you

On September 14, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When I am booked to do a keynote talk there is often a theme to the event and recently I got thrown a curve ball as it was the colour purple! Whilst it made me scratch my head for a few minutes I found a way to bring it into the talk and ran some […]

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How to memorialise or close an account of a deceased person

On September 7, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Previously, when someone died, the only option on LinkedIn to deal with their LinkedIn profile (assuming you had authority to act on their behalf) was to request for it to be closed which meant their profile was no longer searchable or visible on LinkedIn and, whilst it was a solution, it wasn’t ideal as it […]

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How to log a call with LinkedIn

On July 8, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all been there; something doesn’t work as we think it should or it’s broken and we need help. With LinkedIn the trouble starts when you try to find a human to help you. Hmm… none to be seen it appears. But once you know how, logging a call with LinkedIn is quite straightforward. Just […]

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Creator Mode on LinkedIn

On June 23, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

In previous blogs we’ve told you about the introduction of Cover Story and Gender pronouns, this time we are looking at the roll out of Creator Mode for all profiles. This is part of the increasing duality of how different types of users want to use LinkedIn – do they want to be media famous […]

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How to get found more often in the LinkedIn people search.

On June 14, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn uses a proprietary algorithm to present search results to each individual user and no one knows exactly how it works, but we do know you can influence where you appear by doing some simple things with your LinkedIn profile. Below are some ideas for improving how you appear in the people search results on […]

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