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How to get more engagement on your LinkedIn posts – part two

On December 19, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The previous blog with ten ways to get more engagement was super popular so here are ten more! 1. Name drop others – You need to be cautious here. When you name drop people (up to a maximum of five I’d suggest) they need to respond to your post in some way or the algorithm […]

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How to NOT tell your network when you update your profile.

On November 14, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We always encourage people to review their LinkedIn profile on a regular basis as things change and aspects of their profile might need updating. For example, a new job title, a new role in a different company, a new profile photograph as the old one doesn’t have enough grey hairs showing (maybe that’s just me??!!). […]

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LinkedIn KPI’s you might want to track for your team

On October 12, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When you think about KPI’s at an organisational level there is always the challenge that you cannot see as much of the data you would like, as it resides at an individual level within each user’s account. There are a range of KPI’s that you could track personally, collectively, or even through a Sales Navigator […]

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LinkedIn kills carousel posts, profile cover videos, and in-image links and I suspect you won’t miss them.

On June 28, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn quietly discontinued three features from 26 June – carousel posts, profile videos, and in-image links but will you miss them? The official line from LinkedIn was “Thanks to your invaluable feedback, we’ve learned that some of our creation tools aren’t facilitating your ability to share all your amazing experiences and expertise with your community. […]

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How to back up or export your LinkedIn connections

On May 2, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has become a critical business tool and as such I often receive notes asking how to back up the connections on a LinkedIn account for a variety of reasons. It might be that you’re: trying to extract all the details to populate a customer relationship management (CRM) system. adding them to a mailing program […]

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What does success look like on LinkedIn? Part two.

On April 20, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

In our previous blog we shared five things to consider when moving towards more success on LinkedIn, but there are so many we had to do a part two – so here’s another five things to look at to make your LinkedIn more successful. Inbound invites – With increased visibility you will find there is […]

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How to change the hashtags you talk about in LinkedIn Creator Mode

On January 19, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When you first chose to activate your LinkedIn Creator mode, LinkedIn would have asked you for the five hashtags of things you talk about so that it could highlight these at the top of your profile (as you can see highlighted below): But sometimes you find better hashtags, you evolve what you offer and hence […]

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How to edit a LinkedIn post to correct a mistake, or delete it

On October 3, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’re all human and we all make mistakes sometimes, but why is it we only spot those mistakes after we’ve hit the post button on LinkedIn? Dang it! There’s nothing worse but fear not for there is an easy fix for whatever has happened. First some thinking: Is the mistake material enough to change? After […]

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Career breaks on LinkedIn

On March 4, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn are finally rolling out the ability for users to add a Career Break to their profile, the idea being that, rather than having a gap in your work experience history if you have taken a break from work, you can now choose the Career Break option, select an option to describe the reason for […]

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Top 10 industries on LinkedIn globally, 2022

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

We’ve analysed the industries across LinkedIn globally and thought we’d share the current top ten. It’s interesting to note that the top 8 haven’t moved places at all since we last did a review in November 2020. The only change this time around is that Higher Education (previously in 10th place) and Automotive (previously in […]

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