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The Insurance industry on LinkedIn

On May 14, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

According to ABI (the voice of the UK’s world leading insurance and long-term savings industry), the UK insurance market is the fourth largest in the World, and the largest in Europe. The size of this industry is also reflected on LinkedIn with the number of users in the insurance industry on LinkedIn in the UK […]

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Are you curious about, like or love the new LinkedIn Reactions?

On May 8, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Around 10 days ago LinkedIn introduced and started to roll out the new LinkedIn Reactions (you might not have them yet as they are being rolled out gradually). They say these are a “set of lightweight expressions that offer members a way to more easily participate in conversations and communicate with their network”, and a […]

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Just sent a LinkedIn connection invite to someone you shouldn’t have?

On April 4, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Have you ever had that moment that just after you hit ‘connect’ you realise you shouldn’t, it was the wrong person or perhaps that you forgot to personalise it? People often send me a connection request AND an email apologising for the lack of personalisation on their invite after coming on one of our courses. […]

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How to hide your email address on LinkedIn

On March 11, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Did you know you have the option to control who can see your email address on your LinkedIn profile? There are in fact 4 options to choose from so you can be very specific as to who has access to your email address and who doesn’t. To set your preference click on the Me icon […]

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What to do if you want to merge two LinkedIn accounts

On March 4, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I received an email recently requesting details on how to merge two LinkedIn accounts as the person in question had managed to set up two over time, and it reminded me that I needed to write an up to date blog on how to do this – so here it is! If you can log […]

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Does LinkedIn really need Kudos?

On January 17, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

During June last year LinkedIn quietly introduced Kudos as a mechanism for you to publicly say ‘thank you’ and more to someone for some input into your world or business, but has it been widely adopted? No, well … not yet. I suspect that is mostly because (as always) LinkedIn didn’t tell people it was […]

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5 ways to recruit for free on LinkedIn (and 2 that aren’t).

On November 20, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Despite the fact that the recruitment industry is so small on LinkedIn, it is still a fabulous place to recruit staff, but you don’t necessarily have to pay to do so. The techniques to recruit on LinkedIn are similar to how you would use it to find any good person but, in this context, you […]

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I thought you were professional and then I looked at your LinkedIn profile (oh dear).

On October 16, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I don’t know about you, but I regularly meet someone in another way before I “meet” them on LinkedIn. Maybe I’ve had a great chat with them at an event or over a coffee or informal meeting, or maybe I’ve seen their biography, CV or profile from a website, and I’ve felt they’ve come across […]

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LinkedIn evolves groups to enable more interaction and discussions (we hope!).

On October 11, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Groups on LinkedIn have always been a slightly odd place to be for the most part. Everyone seems to join and wait for someone else to talk, to share a nugget of goodness or waits for … something to happen. Hence LinkedIn decided they would attempt to rebuild the group experience and integrate more closely […]

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LinkedIn introduces voice messaging on the mobile app

On September 12, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from the introduce of QR codes on LinkedIn (see our blog here), the latest new function on the mobile app to be introduced is the ability to record and send a voice message. This is an easy function to use, you just need to find the connection you want to message on LinkedIn, […]

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