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How to see, manage or block those people that follow you on LinkedIn

On November 8, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

On most social media there is the concept of being followed, where someone chooses to hear from you or see your content regularly, and LinkedIn is no different. Some users will even select “Follow” as their primary option or choose to use LinkedIn in Creator mode as they want to use LinkedIn to build an […]

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Fed up with missing LinkedIn posts from people you want to hear from? There’s an answer

On October 19, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I think most of us have had the situation where we bump into someone, and they say, “Did you see my LinkedIn post on X?” And we didn’t, despite the fact we know and like them – we’re pretty sure LinkedIn never showed it to us, right? Well, you might be right, it might not […]

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Company page updates on LinkedIn – To pin, or not to pin

On September 27, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You might not have spotted on your LinkedIn company page but a little while ago LinkedIn gave you the option to stick (or “pin” in LinkedIn speak) an update to the top of your page of update posts to give it maximum exposure. If you click the little three grey dots beside any company page […]

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How to put your most important role first on your LinkedIn profile

On September 6, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

It so important to have your current focus role first in your experience section. f you have more than one role (present is how LinkedIn describes them, but you and I might say current roles) then LinkedIn makes the most recent addition to your experience your primary role. Hence when you post, comment, or interact […]

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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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LinkedIn turns 19!

On May 5, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has become the de facto platform for all business professionals on the planet and today it turns 19! Not many appreciate its scale, roots, the journey it has taken and where it came from. Today LinkedIn has over 830 million users globally, with 30.8 million of those in the UK. It operates in over […]

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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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