Home » Archive by category "Sales"

Sales

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

The three degrees of connections on LinkedIn

On December 16, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Everybody has a network of connections on LinkedIn, but what do the three degrees of connections mean to you? Perhaps you’re more familiar with the Six Degrees of the actor Kevin Bacon or The Three Degrees singers from the 1960’ and 70s? LinkedIn’s three degrees do not relate to pop stars or actors but to […]

Read More

Away message on LinkedIn

On November 4, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A recent new introduction on LinkedIn is the Away message (currently only available to premium members). Like out of office messages on your email, the Away message on LinkedIn allows you to set a message that goes out automatically when a connection sends you a message via LinkedIn. To set up the Away message: Go […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Four things you should have covered in your LinkedIn profile

On October 5, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

There are over 430 million (yes I checked) articles with tips about your LinkedIn profile and, whilst I don’t want to add to that morass, there are some aspects that are mostly overlooked and hence here are four key things you need to include within your profile – Differentiation, Value, Likeability and Trustworthiness. Differentiation What […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

#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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More