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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 […]


How to get around the world with LinkedIn right now

On July 4, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The world is getting smaller! Not literally but figuratively. We’ve all heard of six degrees of separation where you can reach anyone else on the planet within six relational ‘hops’, or how about the six degrees of Kevin Bacon where you can link Kevin Bacon to any other actor or actress? Well since last year […]


Starting a group

On January 31, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

“Build it and they will come” (a quote from Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams) does not work with LinkedIn groups. The first thing you should be asking yourself is why? Why do you want a group? Can you give it the focus it needs to make sure it is relevant, timely and appropriate. For […]