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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 articleRead More
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 […]Read More
Connect through relationships or connect alot – The pro’s and con’s
On February 20, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Let keep this simple. There are two core approaches on LinkedIn, very different in approach, the work involved and the risk. Connect and message This is the approach where you connect to lots of relevant people with the idea that more people will see your updates or perhaps send a message when they accept, which […]Read More
The top accountants on LinkedIn in the UK and how to stand out.
On February 1, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
When you look at the number of accountants in the UK that are on LinkedIn it can be quite daunting to think about how you and your firm can stand out from the crowd of over 365,000 of your peers. If somebody was looking for an accountant on LinkedIn how would they pick you out […]Read More
86% leave this critical part of their LinkedIn profile out – have you?
On December 14, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
You know the scene – you’re at an event and someone you know says “I’ve seen your LinkedIn profile” do you think ‘oh great’ or ‘oh dear’? Many of us struggle to write about ourselves as this is something we don’t often do, we mostly write about other people. In our everyday life we don’t […]Read More
Seven tips to get more people reading your LinkedIn posts
On December 5, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Firstly, what is a status update post on LinkedIn and what’s the difference between this and an article? The status update is a bit like the business small talk conversation when we bump into someone we know in real life at an event or on a train – the response to “Hi, how are you […]Read More
An update on how to share an update on LinkedIn.
On August 31, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Given the recent changes to the LinkedIn interface we thought it was time to update one of our popular blogs on how to share an update on LinkedIn. Status updates are a great way of keeping in touch with your network, reminding them of what you do without being pushy, and keeping you in the […]Read More
7 tips to make your networking more professional and successful
On January 24, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
You might be a seasoned networker or perhaps have plucked up the courage to join a networking group for the first time, but have you stopped and thought about how you should behave whilst attending a group? Your behaviour is paramount to how you are perceived by others and you need to gain peoples trust […]Read More