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Character counts on LinkedIn part one

On May 29, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn is a fabulous business platform with over 635 million business professionals having profiles on there that reflect them and their value. The one question I am constantly asked is how big is that section, the text and file size so I thought I would pull a blog together of all profile and group limits […]

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Does LinkedIn really need Kudos?

On January 17, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

During June last year LinkedIn quietly introduced Kudos as a mechanism for you to publicly say ‘thank you’ and more to someone for some input into your world or business, but has it been widely adopted? No, well … not yet. I suspect that is mostly because (as always) LinkedIn didn’t tell people it was […]

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Why hiding LinkedIn connections doesn’t really help you

On June 21, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people think that once they’ve gone into their settings and hidden their connections they are now safe to connect with anyone, even competitors. Well unfortunately it is not as clear cut as that, so let me explain some realities about hiding your connections … 1) When you hide your connections, it doesn’t actually hide […]

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5 Ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now (Part 2 of 4)

On April 23, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

After the success of part one of our blog 5 Ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now, here are some more ways you could be using LinkedIn to help you with your networking, profile and role. LinkedIn is a veritable Swiss Army Knife of tools and rather than have that ‘odd bit’ you […]

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How to validate a great person from their LinkedIn profile

On February 12, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

As LinkedIn is the biggest ‘list’ of professionals on the planet with over 540 million users around the world it can be a great resource to find the people you need in your business – but how can you tell the good people from the less good? Quite often we look for the resources we […]

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What is the trick to not being a LinkedIn ghost?

On October 31, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

  Being present on LinkedIn but not doing anything is a bit like going to a Halloween party, not wearing a costume, not saying anything and then wondering why everyone ignores you.     If you’re trying to get the treats you should from LinkedIn start by looking at a few simple things: – Your […]

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How to spot a fake profile on LinkedIn

On November 26, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You might be surprised to learn that there are fake profiles on LinkedIn, not many in my experience but they do exist and they are in fact reasonably easy to spot.  For example … Firstly it is worth pausing to think why these exist and what people get from it, the answer is sadly simple, […]

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Five quick tips on LinkedIn …

On November 5, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I am not a huge fan of free tips on anything, mainly as they are often given by people that don’t really know what they are talking about, as it is not their core business they are giving away. I often think it is a bit like asking a carpenter for plumbing advice, you wouldn’t […]

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Do others think you have skills on LinkedIn? Endorsements arrive in the UK

On October 3, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You have always been able to recommend people on LinkedIn but after the announcement some weeks ago you can also now endorse your 1st degree connections’ skills and expertise on LinkedIn with just one click. It is really simple to endorse someone’s skills on LinkedIn, simply scroll down to the skills section of their profile, click […]

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How to ruin your reputation with recommendations on LinkedIn

On June 25, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Now before you say “hang on James you said recommendations were good” –  yes they are but… There are recommendations and there are recommendations. When I was reviewing a company’s presence on LinkedIn their most recommended person had 24 recommendations, (look at my profile picture below to see where the number of recommendations is shown on […]

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