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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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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 in the UK, 2022

On March 2, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from our blog about the industries across LinkedIn globally, we have now looked at the industries in the UK only and thought we’d share the current top ten. Since we last did a review in November 2020 the only changes in the top ten are that Hospitals & Healthcare have moved from 2nd […]

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How to remove a Twitter account from your LinkedIn profile

On February 15, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all done it, got excited about a new platform, added it to our LinkedIn and proudly shown off that Twitter logo for years. Now a few years on we might not be so active, so present, and hence it might be time to take that Twitter link off our LinkedIn profile – but how? […]

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LinkedIn introduces a new and upcoming feature rolling out soon – Cover Story

On May 5, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn recently announced a new tool called Cover Story – not yet available in the UK but slowly rolling out globally. It is aimed at helping users share their professional skills via an introductory video within their profiles. The idea of the video Cover Story is to give you the opportunity to personalise your profile […]

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Happy Birthday LinkedIn – it turns 18 today!

On May 5, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When you turn 18 it is the official end of your childhood and the beginning of adulthood and that feels like an appropriate view for LinkedIn. After officially starting on the 5th May 2003 it was on a mission to “connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful” and it has certainly […]

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What’s the average profile views on LinkedIn?

On March 9, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve often wondered what the average number of profile views on LinkedIn was. This was prompted by peoples’ assumptions that their LinkedIn was working well for them as “some” people had looked at them (this number varied wildly!). So, we took on a mission to do a little research. Individuals taking part in the research […]

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Why recommendations on LinkedIn matter and how to request them

On February 24, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

An increasingly important aspect of your LinkedIn profile are recommendations as they can make a big and positive difference to your online reputation when someone looks you up or does their due diligence. Recommendations are reflections of the good work you have done, the impact you’ve had on people and the positive things people say […]

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How to write a recommendation on LinkedIn (and if you should)

On January 6, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

As we all start to do more and more online it is becoming more and more important that you look as good online as you are in real life and I am not talking just about “that” photo on your LinkedIn profile! Increasingly people check out the “stuff” they want to buy or engage with […]

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