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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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Time to check if you are you open to hackers on LinkedIn?

On November 27, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people don’t realise that when they log into LinkedIn the session stays open. No worries you might think, but what about those times when you quickly log in to send a message on a public PC or on a client or suppliers site? Have you left your account open to someone else whilst you […]

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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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Introductions

On October 23, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

As some of you will know I believe in the huge power of relationship, referrals and making introductions when I can see a good fit or think somebody can help someone else I know or have met. Most of the time I make the introduction at my own suggestion rather than being asked to do […]

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LinkedIn introduce “Find an expert”

On October 7, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn have recently started to roll out a feature called “Find an expert” which is aimed at helping users find a service provider for a task they want completed. Currently only available on the mobile apps (iOS and Android), this option allows you to ask your network and also the wider LinkedIn audience for their […]

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How to hide your birthday on LinkedIn

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

It’s drummed into us a lot lately about cyber security, identity theft and fraud, and some people feel that having your birthday on your LinkedIn profile increases your risk of exposure to these types of activities. Why you may ask? Well, when you add your birthday to your profile you get the option of choosing […]

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What “Your Post has been Trending” on LinkedIn means & should you care?

On August 29, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Since LinkedIn introduced the “Your post has been trending” feature some months back it has caused a lot of confusion with users not really understanding what it means and whether it’s a good thing or should they even care. So, here’s a blog about it. Just after LinkedIn introduced hashtags, they decided that they wanted […]

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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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Why hiding LinkedIn connections doesn’t really help you

On June 21, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people think that once they’ve gone into their settings and hidden their connections they are now safe to connect with anyone, even competitors. Well unfortunately it is not as clear cut as that, so let me explain some realities about hiding your connections … 1) When you hide your connections, it doesn’t actually hide […]

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