Tag Archives: profile
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 […]ReadMore
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??!!). […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
Should I have two profiles on LinkedIn?
On July 12, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
I am often asked “Why can’t I have two profiles on LinkedIn?” There are a few dimensions to this: Firstly, it breaks LinkedIn terms of service, and hence you risk both profiles being removed! Secondly, there are implications for you: 1) That great network that you have now, how do you migrate that and its […]ReadMore