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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 […]

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How to update your LinkedIn header image (and what makes a good one)

On April 7, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all seen those profiles with the clever, branded and visually impressive images at the top, and I am often asked what should go in there, how to do it and more, so here’s a blog to explain the thinking and process. On the desktop client you can see it across the tops of a […]

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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 […]

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Time to clean up your LinkedIn connections whilst you’re working from home?

On March 30, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve written lots about the different approaches to LinkedIn and whether connecting a lot or being more selective could work well for you and you can read more about that here, but our view has always been that to make LinkedIn work for you it always has to be personal and that includes the connections. […]

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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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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 […]

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Character Counts on LinkedIn part two

On July 8, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Our last limits blog was so popular that we’ve done another! This time all about the limits on posts, articles, connections and company pages – who knew LinkedIn had so many limits? Hopefully this summary of the limits will help you to make your own use of LinkedIn even better, but if you’d like to […]

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Around the world with LinkedIn in 2019

On June 25, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

It’s been over a year since we last published a map showing LinkedIn members around the world, so we thought it was time to give you an updated insight. This was bought into stark contrast when we did two presentations in central London just a handful of hours apart and yet every hour 100+ users […]

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How to add, change or remove an email address on your profile.

On March 21, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

This is an update on an old blog we wrote as LinkedIn has changed the format of how to add, change or remove an email address on your profile. It’s a really simple process, just follow these instructions: Go to “Settings and Privacy” under your photo on the top right-hand side of your profile. Click […]

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How to hide your email address on LinkedIn

On March 11, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Did you know you have the option to control who can see your email address on your LinkedIn profile? There are in fact 4 options to choose from so you can be very specific as to who has access to your email address and who doesn’t. To set your preference click on the Me icon […]

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