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LinkedIn finally makes a star of messages!
On March 7, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
How often have you had a message on LinkedIn come in and think I need to do that .. and then have to scroll through and struggle to find it later? Well fear no more, LinkedIn has released stars. We’ve always had the option to mark messages as unread but now there is a new […]ReadMore
How to edit a message (after you’ve sent it!) on LinkedIn
On March 6, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
We’ve all sent a message and then realised, just after we’ve hit send, that it has an error or typo in it – grrr. The good news is that you can edit messages that you have sent and it is a really simple process. 1) Go to the messages 2) Click on the message you […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
Away message on LinkedIn
On November 4, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
A recent new introduction on LinkedIn is the Away message (currently only available to premium members). Like out of office messages on your email, the Away message on LinkedIn allows you to set a message that goes out automatically when a connection sends you a message via LinkedIn. To set up the Away message: Go […]ReadMore
Do you message like bush telegraph on LinkedIn?
On March 21, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Some of you will notice that when you type someone a message on LinkedIn it does annoying things like this … Dear James <Enter> Then it sends the message – grrrrr! I wanted to get in touch because I want you to come along and speak at my event <Enter> Then it sends a second […]ReadMore
Connect through relationships or connect alot – The pro’s and con’s
On February 20, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Let keep this simple. There are two core approaches on LinkedIn, very different in approach, the work involved and the risk. Connect and message This is the approach where you connect to lots of relevant people with the idea that more people will see your updates or perhaps send a message when they accept, which […]ReadMore
Why connecting with everyone may cause you to lose out.
On July 7, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
The other day, I was meeting a client for coffee, and he seemed very excited. You’ll never guess how many new contacts I got this week, he said. 72! In a single week! Well, that might sound impressive, but is it really? When I asked my client who these people were, his answer surprised me. […]ReadMore