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Has your picture disappeared to others on LinkedIn?

On February 6, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Whilst you can see your own picture when you look at your own profile not everyone else can necessarily. I’ve recently spotted quite a few profiles where you cannot see the photograph until you have connected to them, but with that comes a problem. If you have that profile, then a casual viewer will most […]

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The bare essentials required for a successful profile on LinkedIn.

On December 1, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Ok, you might have a profile on LinkedIn, but does it make you stand out from the crowd of over 450 million other users on LinkedIn? In this blog I am going to walk you through some of the most essential elements of your profile: its visibility, your picture, your headline, experience section, and the […]

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Do you look like a fool on LinkedIn? (and we don’t just mean in April)

On April 12, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

How many times do you see a maths problem, a family photograph, a politic entry, a meme or a quote from a famous person at a networking event, convention or conference? Not very often? How about on LinkedIn? How many times do you read them and think oh good, wow? Not many I bet! There […]

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How to share an update on LinkedIn

On July 13, 2015 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a quick simple way to share a message with your entire network? Something for them to choose to read, nothing pushy, nothing that would be emailed to them or bug them? Well you can – it’s called a status update. On your LinkedIn home page you can find […]

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LinkedIn Myths: Myth #4: Profile pictures aren’t that important.

On May 11, 2015 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We often have people tell us how they think LinkedIn works and it is not always correct.  There are a lot of myths about what it takes to make LinkedIn work so we have created a series of blog posts to dispel the most common myths we see. Myth #4: Profile pictures aren’t that important. Au contraire. […]

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10 things to make 2015 your best on LinkedIn

On January 8, 2015 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

The New Year kicked in last week, we all enjoyed the party, made the resolutions and probably half of you have already broken them! Hence we thought we would give you a quick ten things that will make a huge difference to your LinkedIn. Most common approaches to LinkedIn are driven by a tick mentality […]

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Twelve profile photos I never want to see again on LinkedIn

On November 24, 2014 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We all want a good photograph of ourselves to go with our LinkedIn profiles. I’ve seen many great personal photos on LinkedIn, but not all of them are the right choice for conveying a professional image. People read a lot into the photographs we choose to represent ourselves with. Put the wrong type of image […]

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Has LinkedIn put a prettier face on your profile?

On August 30, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

After the recent changes to the home page LinkedIn has now moved on to give peoples profile presentation a makeover. On the plus side there is much more focus on the image, name and professional headline. Photographs have always been important  but now they’re supersized and even more so. The new format is simpler and hence much […]

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Do you go networking with a paper bag on your head?

On September 17, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I regularly speak at events to over a hundred people or several hundred people at a time, yet whenever I ask it never ceases to amaze me how many people simply don’t have a profile photograph on their profile. Ignoring that a recent poll on LinkedIn© said that people simply don’t trust profiles with no […]

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