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How to delete a connection

On October 3, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

There are plenty of reasons to connect with good people that you know on LinkedIn and sometimes there are very good reasons to disconnect people too! It is not like LinkedIn tells people when you remove them, it doesn’t send “you don’t love X anymore and they’re not your ‘friend’” this isn’t the playground, this […]


Does your personal profile on LinkedIn make you cash?

On April 23, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I am constantly amazed how many people I meet think that, to make LinkedIn work, you simply create what you think makes a good profile and then sit and wait for the “magic” to happen. I have just started a LinkedIn Poll here  to see what other people think. I’d love your vote there and also […]


Snake oil anyone? Are you a sucker hoping for a magic bullet?

On June 9, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

“I’ll write a nice profile because it’s going to unlock the world of LinkedIn and the 100 million business contacts” or so people think. Get real. When was the last time you sold something through an advertisement? There’s a reason 24 out of 25 top newspapers are in decline. People look at me strangely when […]


Don’t be a kid in a candy store.

On May 19, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn gives you names and titles of over 100 million people. It’s a massive, constantly updated and free database of business contacts, but you have to be smart. Lots of people do it wrong – for example they say “my target audience is the chief marketing officer, so what I’ll do is go into a […]