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How to turn off the comment option or manage comments on your LinkedIn post

On June 13, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following our blog about how you can control who sees your posts, you can also decide who can comment on a post, delete a comment or disable comments completely. This was originally brought into LinkedIn as a way for those companies with a less than ideal reputation to stop any less positive comments being left […]

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How to control who sees what you post on LinkedIn

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

We’ve written a blog in the past looking at things you can write an update post on LinkedIn about (https://thelinkedinman.com/what-should-i-say-on-update-posts-on-linkedin/), and now we would like to tell you how you can control who sees what you post. When you start to create a post, you can select who you want to see the post by […]

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Did you know there’s delivery and read receipts on LinkedIn messages?

On May 17, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You might have wondered what those little symbols beside your LinkedIn messages mean, but often they pass us by unnoticed. LinkedIn has quietly been giving you both delivery and read receipts, but you may not have noticed before. When you look at a message you have sent, and it has a tick beside it, that […]

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LinkedIn turns 19!

On May 5, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has become the de facto platform for all business professionals on the planet and today it turns 19! Not many appreciate its scale, roots, the journey it has taken and where it came from. Today LinkedIn has over 830 million users globally, with 30.8 million of those in the UK. It operates in over […]

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Campaign sees ‘Dyslexic Thinking’ become a LinkedIn skill

On April 7, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A campaign from Virgin’s founder Richard Branson has seen “Dyslexic Thinking” added as a new and valuable skill on LinkedIn in the last week. The campaign, simply called “Dyslexic Thinking,” was run alongside charity Made by Dyslexia aimed to improve the understanding of neurodivergence. From our side we have constantly seen a stream of Dyslexic […]

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How to write your LinkedIn profile About section

On March 21, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the most common questions I get asked about LinkedIn profiles is what to write in the About section, and hence this blog will give you a little guidance and some pointers. There are two core narrative sections in your LinkedIn profile – ‘About’ (about you) and ‘Experience’ (about your work). It is important […]

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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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