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How to add rich media, website links, videos and more to your LinkedIn profile

On October 13, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all seen those profiles with little images, clips to click on and watch, and documents in profiles supporting what the person is trying to get across – their personality or maybe even a call to action (you can see some examples in my profile here). If the emails I receive are a guide, a […]

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LinkedIn Events is here (again)

On September 23, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Events had been a function on LinkedIn until late 2012 when they removed it due to a lack of use, but back at the end of 2018 LinkedIn quietly started to release events as a function again to enable you to promote, highlight and get people to come along to events. We wrote this blog […]

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How to change your location on LinkedIn

On September 8, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn are always changing the platform and trying to make it better and they are changing the address system at present.  This means your address on your profile might change but it doesn’t always get the location right and hence we wanted to share how to change your address to make it the best reflection […]

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Name pronunciation on your LinkedIn profile

On July 23, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all had one of those moments when you are due to meet, call or Zoom with someone and you look at their name and worry that you might get it wrong but no fear as LinkedIn might save the day. Another new recent addition to LinkedIn on the mobile phone is the ability to […]

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#OpenToWork on LinkedIn

On July 13, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A recent new addition to LinkedIn is the #OpenToWork feature to help highlight to people viewing your profile that you are on the lookout for a new role and open to new job opportunities. To enable the feature from your LinkedIn profile you need to click on your photo at the top of your LinkedIn […]

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How can I get to become Admin on a LinkedIn Company Page?

On June 22, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Every LinkedIn company page has an admin (or number of admins) who is a LinkedIn user at your organisation rather than a specific email address and password. To administer a company page you need to be a user on LinkedIn! If you have admin rights you will find admin access if you go to the […]

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How to save a LinkedIn post so you can read it later

On May 1, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We have all done it, scrolled through the LinkedIn home page feed spotted an article we want to read and thought ace I will read that later …. Only to not be able to find it when we look later … grr very annoying. LinkedIn sometimes listens to feedback and they have created the option […]

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How to manage your followers on LinkedIn (and why you might want to)

On April 2, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

While your 1st-degree connections automatically follow your posts and articles, anyone can follow you, even if they’re not in your network. Following someone on LinkedIn means that you can see what they do in a public way and hence all their posts and interactions in the public domain – which is most of them!  Think […]

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Top 10 least communicative industries on LinkedIn

On December 20, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from our recent blog looking at the top 10 industries globally and in the UK by the percentage of users on LinkedIn in that industry, we thought we would look at the least communicative industries on LinkedIn based on the percentage of users posting in LinkedIn. Talking to people is what makes LinkedIn […]

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Network, reach and audience are NOT the same

On November 21, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

With the continued rise of LinkedIn and other social platforms there is an increasing focus on audience, reach and network but quite often these terms are misused and muddled. To explain the difference an analogy is called for – A room full of people for a business event where perhaps you are talking on a […]

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