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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 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

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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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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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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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 […]

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