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Company page updates on LinkedIn – To pin, or not to pin

On September 27, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You might not have spotted on your LinkedIn company page but a little while ago LinkedIn gave you the option to stick (or “pin” in LinkedIn speak) an update to the top of your page of update posts to give it maximum exposure. If you click the little three grey dots beside any company page […]

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How to put your most important role first on your LinkedIn profile

On September 6, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

It so important to have your current focus role first in your experience section. f you have more than one role (present is how LinkedIn describes them, but you and I might say current roles) then LinkedIn makes the most recent addition to your experience your primary role. Hence when you post, comment, or interact […]

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You can now comment as your business or showcase page on LinkedIn

On August 9, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

It has been a frustration for businesses and brands on LinkedIn that they couldn’t get more involved with interactions throughout the LinkedIn ecosystem, as opposed to just on their own business page and LinkedIn appears to have listened. They recently announced the ability for super admins of business pages to interact on any post and […]

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LinkedIn releases lead gen forms for your business page

On July 20, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has released lead contact forms for the company page on LinkedIn. A small step towards making business pages even more useful in the marketing mix. Company pages have always played a secondary role within LinkedIn to be a hub for the content that staff can share, a point of reference for potential clients, building […]

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Should I have two profiles on LinkedIn?

On July 12, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I am often asked “Why can’t I have two profiles on LinkedIn?” There are a few dimensions to this: Firstly, it breaks LinkedIn terms of service, and hence you risk both profiles being removed! Secondly, there are implications for you: 1) That great network that you have now, how do you migrate that and its […]

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How to turn off the comment option or manage comments on your LinkedIn post

On June 13, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following our blog about how you can control who sees your posts, you can also decide who can comment on a post, delete a comment or disable comments completely. This was originally brought into LinkedIn as a way for those companies with a less than ideal reputation to stop any less positive comments being left […]

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Did you know there’s delivery and read receipts on LinkedIn messages?

On May 17, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You might have wondered what those little symbols beside your LinkedIn messages mean, but often they pass us by unnoticed. LinkedIn has quietly been giving you both delivery and read receipts, but you may not have noticed before. When you look at a message you have sent, and it has a tick beside it, that […]

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LinkedIn turns 19!

On May 5, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has become the de facto platform for all business professionals on the planet and today it turns 19! Not many appreciate its scale, roots, the journey it has taken and where it came from. Today LinkedIn has over 830 million users globally, with 30.8 million of those in the UK. It operates in over […]

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Campaign sees ‘Dyslexic Thinking’ become a LinkedIn skill

On April 7, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A campaign from Virgin’s founder Richard Branson has seen “Dyslexic Thinking” added as a new and valuable skill on LinkedIn in the last week. The campaign, simply called “Dyslexic Thinking,” was run alongside charity Made by Dyslexia aimed to improve the understanding of neurodivergence. From our side we have constantly seen a stream of Dyslexic […]

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How to write your LinkedIn profile About section

On March 21, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the most common questions I get asked about LinkedIn profiles is what to write in the About section, and hence this blog will give you a little guidance and some pointers. There are two core narrative sections in your LinkedIn profile – ‘About’ (about you) and ‘Experience’ (about your work). It is important […]

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