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How to see, manage or block those people that follow you on LinkedIn

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

On most social media there is the concept of being followed, where someone chooses to hear from you or see your content regularly, and LinkedIn is no different. Some users will even select “Follow” as their primary option or choose to use LinkedIn in Creator mode as they want to use LinkedIn to build an […]

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Fed up with missing LinkedIn posts from people you want to hear from? There’s an answer

On October 19, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I think most of us have had the situation where we bump into someone, and they say, “Did you see my LinkedIn post on X?” And we didn’t, despite the fact we know and like them – we’re pretty sure LinkedIn never showed it to us, right? Well, you might be right, it might not […]

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Rather be followed on LinkedIn than connected? Well you can.

On February 9, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A while ago LinkedIn introduced the option to opt-in to making “Follow” the primary action on your profile rather than “Connect.” LinkedIn’s thinking is “it’s important that the right people can see and interact with your thoughts, questions and ideas. Other like-minded professionals benefit from hearing your perspectives on timely news and trends impacting your […]

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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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What’s the difference between connecting, following and contacts on LinkedIn?

On November 23, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn used to be simple – we had connections and that was it, we got it. Back in 2015 LinkedIn released the function for followers to make it easier for people to see good content (don’t get me started on going viral) and in this case LinkedIn doesn’t make it easy to understand when it […]

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