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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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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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Senior people aren’t on LinkedIn, or are they?

On February 25, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

How many times are we told that senior people aren’t on LinkedIn? These figures kind of prove otherwise! 25 February 2019 Share this article

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Welcome to Events – a new LinkedIn feature

On February 12, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Towards the end of last year LinkedIn started rolling out Events, a feature aimed at providing members with “an easy way to create and join professional events that interest them” apparently. As we always say, (and interestingly LinkedIn’s research showed that nearly 80% of LinkedIn members agreed with this), professional networking is critically important to […]

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Has your picture disappeared to others on LinkedIn?

On February 6, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Whilst you can see your own picture when you look at your own profile not everyone else can necessarily. I’ve recently spotted quite a few profiles where you cannot see the photograph until you have connected to them, but with that comes a problem. If you have that profile, then a casual viewer will most […]

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What’s more important – a LinkedIn personal profile or a company profile?

On December 10, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

This is a question we get asked surprisingly often so we thought we’d clarify the difference between a personal profile and a company profile on LinkedIn. In a single diagram it works like this … A company profile is … all about the company What it does, how many staff, what specialities the company has, where it’s […]

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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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5 New ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now (Part 3 of 4)

On July 30, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from part one and part two here’s the next exciting episode – yes part three and there’s still another one to come! Having shared 10 ways to use LinkedIn before you might be surprised to know we have another ten to go so no dilly dallying here’s the next 5 ways to use LinkedIn […]

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