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How to get more engagement on your LinkedIn posts

On December 12, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

People often get quite focused on getting engagement through comments, likes, and shares as that is what you do on social media right? Well yes, but of course LinkedIn isn’t social media, it is a social network and hence the “rules” and results can be very different – depending on why you are there and […]

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The algorithm has changed and what we 100% know.

On August 23, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Yes, the algorithm has changed, but no they don’t give anyone a great deal of detail! We had suspicions things had changed a couple of months ago, but it was unclear how. LinkedIn made it official when an interview took place at Entrepeneur.com. So why did they change the algorithm at all when people thought […]

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What should I post on LinkedIn? Part one

On June 7, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the most common questions we get on our educational programmes and courses is about what to post, how often and people’s curious and wide-ranging fears around it. We are often asked “What type of content should I share on LinkedIn?” and this makes us smile. Imagine if you bumped into somebody you know […]

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Fed up with missing LinkedIn posts from people you want to hear from? There’s an answer

On October 19, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I think most of us have had the situation where we bump into someone, and they say, “Did you see my LinkedIn post on X?” And we didn’t, despite the fact we know and like them – we’re pretty sure LinkedIn never showed it to us, right? Well, you might be right, it might not […]

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How to edit a LinkedIn post to correct a mistake, or delete it

On October 3, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’re all human and we all make mistakes sometimes, but why is it we only spot those mistakes after we’ve hit the post button on LinkedIn? Dang it! There’s nothing worse but fear not for there is an easy fix for whatever has happened. First some thinking: Is the mistake material enough to change? After […]

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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 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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How to control who sees what you post on LinkedIn

On June 8, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve written a blog in the past looking at things you can write an update post on LinkedIn about (https://thelinkedinman.com/what-should-i-say-on-update-posts-on-linkedin/), and now we would like to tell you how you can control who sees what you post. When you start to create a post, you can select who you want to see the post by […]

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How to stop seeing that annoying person’s updates on LinkedIn

On January 13, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I bet if I asked you if you had someone that annoys you on LinkedIn with too many posts, or too salesy or inappropriate posts someone would immediately spring to mind – together with a mental grrr about them as your hackles come up and you think less than positive thoughts about them, their personal […]

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What should I say on update posts on LinkedIn?

On December 7, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Many people are unsure what they should say and how they should act on LinkedIn so I thought I would share some suggestions. Think about the posts on LinkedIn being the same as when you interact with people in real life in a business setting like a networking event, conference or convention – those small […]

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