Home » Posts tagged "people"

Tag Archives: people

Senior people aren’t on LinkedIn, or are they?

On February 25, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

How many times are we told that senior people aren’t on LinkedIn? These figures kind of prove otherwise! 25 February 2019 Share this article


The answer to “Is more connections better on LinkedIn?”

On July 17, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We are often asked for our advice on whether people should connect to large numbers of people on LinkedIn, or whether being connected to a smaller number of connections is more successful so we recorded this short video: As you will see there are pros and cons to both approaches, but we definitely sway towards […]


LinkedIn works best when you connect with the right people.

On September 28, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

It may sound like I’m stating the obvious in saying so, but on LinkedIn who you connect with is everything. You’d be surprised how many people I meet that don’t even give this a moment’s serious thought. The key point here is that the most powerful aspect of LinkedIn is understanding that it’s not so […]


Networking is dead

On December 1, 2014 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

What is this concept of “going” networking? People feel the need to go to a place, a venue, a location or a collection of fellow “badge wearers” to be able to communicate to others. My amazement is people that “go networking” – this seems to indicate that at some stage they don’t! Obviously for the […]


LinkedIn gives big picture push to Premium Profiles

On June 6, 2014 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn profiles have been stable now for some time and hence just when everyone is (very slowly from our latest research into over 2,000 profiles) getting to grips with their personal brands and LinkedIn profile here’s another wave of new functionality – some of which isn’t even new! We all know our profile on LinkedIn […]


LinkedIn: The Secret sauce of success

On May 20, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the questions I am often asked by people is what do you do differently when you network on LinkedIn to what you do when you network in real life face to face. The truth of this often causes people to pause, reflect and sometimes shocks people. LinkedIn is no different to real life, […]


What should I say on LinkedIn?

On March 15, 2013 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The biggest fear of users that I meet is that they do “it” wrong or say the wrong thing. This often causes such a fear that they do nothing. If you imagine LinkedIn to be like a big room full of business people, for that truly is what it is, then think what you would […]


Why I have been able to sell £10m to people I met on LinkedIn.

On May 5, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Actually it’s more than £10m. That’s just when I stopped counting.