How to manage your followers on LinkedIn (and why you might want to)
On April 2, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
While your 1st-degree connections automatically follow your posts and articles, anyone can follow you, even if they’re not in your network. Following someone on LinkedIn means that you can see what they do in a public way and hence all their posts and interactions in the public domain – which is most of them! Think […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Top 10 industries on LinkedIn 2019
On December 9, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
As it’s been over a year since we last looked at the top 10 industries on LinkedIn globally and in the UK, we thought it was time to review the statistics and see what’s changed, if anything. Looking at the top 10 industries globally on LinkedIn, interestingly the top 6 industries haven’t changed in order, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
The new Teammates feature on LinkedIn
On November 12, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
LinkedIn are currently piloting a new feature called Teammates. This isn’t available to everybody yet, but the idea is that this feature will “ensure you never miss an update from your team” and by team they mean work colleagues. If you have access to this feature you can currently add people such as your manager, […]Read More
How to add a voluntary section to your LinkedIn profile
On September 18, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Not all work roles or jobs that we have are paid roles as it is always good to give back. If you’re not careful though your LinkedIn profile can get confusing as people try to work out which of your roles is the one you focus on or are good at. If you’re volunteering or […]Read More
On July 15, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
When I originally started out as a salesman (many years ago!!), the sales process was quite simple – make some leads, follow them up with a demo or meeting and then (politely) chase them up to get some commitment. Diagrammatically it looked like this: Then in 2003 the sales process started to evolve with the […]Read More
Are you working for your own company on your LinkedIn profile? Time to check?
On July 1, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
It’s surprising how many times we have looked at LinkedIn profiles (and we do look at a lot!) that show a person is working for the wrong company. This is usually not intentional and just because they have not selected the right company when adding it to their profile, it didn’t exist when they got […]Read More
Just sent a LinkedIn connection invite to someone you shouldn’t have?
On April 4, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Have you ever had that moment that just after you hit ‘connect’ you realise you shouldn’t, it was the wrong person or perhaps that you forgot to personalise it? People often send me a connection request AND an email apologising for the lack of personalisation on their invite after coming on one of our courses. […]Read More
Has your picture disappeared to others on LinkedIn?
On February 6, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Whilst you can see your own picture when you look at your own profile not everyone else can necessarily. I’ve recently spotted quite a few profiles where you cannot see the photograph until you have connected to them, but with that comes a problem. If you have that profile, then a casual viewer will most […]Read More