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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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Welcome to Events – a new LinkedIn feature

On February 12, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Towards the end of last year LinkedIn started rolling out Events, a feature aimed at providing members with “an easy way to create and join professional events that interest them” apparently. As we always say, (and interestingly LinkedIn’s research showed that nearly 80% of LinkedIn members agreed with this), professional networking is critically important to […]

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5 more new ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now (Part 4 of 4)

On September 19, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The final part of our four-part series, you can find parts 1, 2 and 3 by clicking on the numbers. We’ve seen LinkedIn used successfully across a wide spectrum of needs from staff engagement to sales, and we constantly see new uses evolving and cannot see any sign of that stopping as increasingly all things […]

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LinkedIn tries to kill the business card

On July 9, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Are you fed up with going to networking events, conferences, meetings or informal gathering and collecting lots of business cards from people you have been introduced to or exchanging contact details, and then realising the next day that you can’t find the card or the details you took? Well fear not.  At the end of […]

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How to close your account on LinkedIn

On March 28, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Sadly, we do occasionally get asked how to close an account on LinkedIn, usually because someone has retired or because they are fed up with the results they are getting, or sometimes simply because they haven’t made it work for themselves yet. If you fall into the latter category then you might want to read […]

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Phobias on LinkedIn – Athazagoraphobia

On January 18, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Athazagoraphobia is a genuine phobia and, while rarely reported, is quite a common phobia and seems to be rampant across social platforms. Clinicians say that people that suffer with this phobia have a fear of being forgotten or ignored, and can have low self-esteem and self-confidence. I am sure there are some people on LinkedIn […]

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How to write conversational status updates, posts and content on LinkedIn

On October 3, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Too often people divorce any thinking of real life when they get on LinkedIn, slipping into “social media mode” and suddenly do and write things in ways we would never do in #reallife! Perhaps if you thought of LinkedIn more like a conversation with someone you know, like a connection (or all of your connections) […]

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How to name drop professionally on LinkedIn

On March 2, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Now I am not talking about saying which celebrity you follow or who you bumped into in the lift, but the people that you enjoy seeing or meeting on LinkedIn. LinkedIn makes it easy for you to name drop a level one connection or a company you follow but you would never normally use a […]

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How to be more effective at networking

On February 7, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Ok, you’ve read my blog about how to behave professionally whilst at a networking event and you are confident that you are making the best impression you can, now what? How do you make the most out of your time attending a networking event? Here are a few quick tips to help you get more out […]

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