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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 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 […]


Why hiding LinkedIn connections doesn’t really help you

On June 21, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people think that once they’ve gone into their settings and hidden their connections they are now safe to connect with anyone, even competitors. Well unfortunately it is not as clear cut as that, so let me explain some realities about hiding your connections … 1) When you hide your connections, it doesn’t actually hide […]


An update on how to share an update on LinkedIn.

On August 31, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Given the recent changes to the LinkedIn interface we thought it was time to update one of our popular blogs on how to share an update on LinkedIn. Status updates are a great way of keeping in touch with your network, reminding them of what you do without being pushy, and keeping you in the […]


How to name drop professionally on LinkedIn

On March 2, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Now I am not talking about saying which celebrity you follow or who you bumped into in the lift, but the people that you enjoy seeing or meeting on LinkedIn. LinkedIn makes it easy for you to name drop a level one connection or a company you follow but you would never normally use a […]


How to keep front of mind: keep it dynamic.

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

Updating statuses, sharing, liking and tweeting are words common in the lexicon of modern business and any social network user. Most of us have probably done one or more of these things before, and highly engaged users will have done them often across multiple social media accounts many times a day or week. But not […]

Tips on how to find your next role on LinkedIn

7 more things you need to do now that drive career success on LinkedIn

On July 19, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Our first blog post on how to find a role was so popular we’ve created another! Here are seven more tips on how to maximise your chances of finding the next career step or job role on LinkedIn. 1. Take the opportunity of some quiet time to weed through your network, reach out to those […]


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 […]


Activity up on LinkedIn

On June 12, 2014 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Way back in December LinkedIn quietly removed one of the smart users favourite features, the ability to see their connections activity.  When LinkedIn first removed this feature in December, it caused issues because a user’s activity feed was the only place where other users could go to see all of their recent status updates, profile […]


Do you keep your connections in a box on LinkedIn?

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

No one would intentionally do the wrong things would they? If you needed specialist expertise or brain surgery you wouldn’t just dive in yourself would you? None of us intentionally does the wrong things, we just sometimes get too busy to look at things properly, to stop and think about the messages we are unintentionally […]