Tag Archives: status
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 […]ReadMore
LinkedIn Active Status is….active
On September 26, 2017 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
Last month LinkedIn quietly introduced Active Status as part of LinkedIn messaging. This means that if one of your connections is online you will see a green dot next to their name, but if there is a green dot with a white circle in the middle, this means that your connection is available only on […]ReadMore
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 […]ReadMore
Snake oil anyone? Are you a sucker hoping for a magic bullet?
On June 9, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
“I’ll write a nice profile because it’s going to unlock the world of LinkedIn and the 100 million business contacts” or so people think. Get real. When was the last time you sold something through an advertisement? There’s a reason 24 out of 25 top newspapers are in decline. People look at me strangely when […]ReadMore
Is your status updated?
On May 12, 2011 By James Potter - The Linked In Man
I get 10 – 15 enquiries a week off the back of my status updates. Do you? Do you do a status update message? What does it say? What does it say about you and your value to me as a potential client? Maybe it’s because I update my status every day. Every day I […]ReadMore