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How to merge two LinkedIn accounts into one

On May 14, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We often get enquiries from people that have got more than one LinkedIn account, maybe they made a second in error, or lost access to an email account and hence made another – which for the record you don’t need to do as you can amend email addresses (see this helpful document from LinkedIn) It […]


How to close a LinkedIn account

On November 30, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Perhaps you have found out that you have more than one profile, perhaps you want to step back from LinkedIn, whatever the reason closing your account is a quite straightforward process as long as you can access the account (if you can’t then you need to visit this blog first). 1. Access your “Setting and […]


How to NOT tell your network when you update your profile.

On November 14, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We always encourage people to review their LinkedIn profile on a regular basis as things change and aspects of their profile might need updating. For example, a new job title, a new role in a different company, a new profile photograph as the old one doesn’t have enough grey hairs showing (maybe that’s just me??!!). […]


What should I post on LinkedIn? Part two

On July 11, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the most common questions we get on our educational programmes and courses is peoples’ fear about what to post, and how people might respond or think about what they post. On the flip side, they don’t think about what people will think about them if they don’t post! Posting is important on LinkedIn […]


What sort of LinkedIn user are you?

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

Whenever I talk about the types of users on LinkedIn there are always people that look sheepishly at their shoes as they embarrassingly recognise themselves. That’s not something to worry about – it’s great as now you can evolve and move forwards. You need to think about how you want to be seen, where and […]


Quick guide to what makes a good LinkedIn profile.

On May 10, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I am often asked if I have a guide of what a “good” profile looks like, and I often send people towards our Profile test and our How good are you at using LinkedIn test as these should get you thinking. If you wanted a quick guide your profile should have: Professional Headshot: Having a […]


What does success look like on LinkedIn? Part two.

On April 20, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

In our previous blog we shared five things to consider when moving towards more success on LinkedIn, but there are so many we had to do a part two – so here’s another five things to look at to make your LinkedIn more successful. Inbound invites – With increased visibility you will find there is […]


What does success look like on LinkedIn?

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

Too many people “do” LinkedIn without pausing to reflect on why they’re doing it and what they want to get out of it, which might impact the approach they are taking to LinkedIn in the first place! Hence, they often become unsure of what a good LinkedIn result or outcome might be, hence this first […]


How to change the hashtags you talk about in LinkedIn Creator Mode

On January 19, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When you first chose to activate your LinkedIn Creator mode, LinkedIn would have asked you for the five hashtags of things you talk about so that it could highlight these at the top of your profile (as you can see highlighted below): But sometimes you find better hashtags, you evolve what you offer and hence […]


How to put your most important role first on your LinkedIn profile

On September 6, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

It so important to have your current focus role first in your experience section. f you have more than one role (present is how LinkedIn describes them, but you and I might say current roles) then LinkedIn makes the most recent addition to your experience your primary role. Hence when you post, comment, or interact […]