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Busy-ness in your business on #LinkedIn

Small business owners and entrepreneurs need to show themselves as thriving and busy. Very busy. While we churn and churn to bring more to each and every business day, oddly, many solo- and multi-preneurs fail to use LinkedIn to circulate their news. … Continue reading

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Show your career as a journey on #Linkedin

Often I get questions about how to show a change of career, a lapse in years within a career, and/or a second (or third) simultaneous business on a LinkedIn profile. Your life and career are journeys and move in different … Continue reading

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#LinkedIn’s Slideshare is now free-and that is good!

LinkedIn acquires companies to complement its array of services. One such acquisition, Slideshare, enables us to upload all sorts of multimedia to LinkedIn. It’s a handy and reliable content sharing platform. It was just announced that the premium level services under … Continue reading

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5 ways to stand out from the crowd on #LinkedIn

With over 317 million business professionals in every imaginable category and geography on LinkedIn, there is no better time to review your profile for differentiators from the rest, and especially from the competition. Think deep and critically.   5 things … Continue reading

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Rank yourself vs peers on #Linkedin

The latest miniservice on LinkedIn is to see how you rank on LinkedIn vs your connections. If you click here, you can see that for yourself too. I am 45th in profile views among my connections, i.e., in the top 2% of … Continue reading

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Yikes! a typo on #LinkedIn

We all make typos, that’s for sure. Don’t rely solely on spell-check–not always a great idea. Look over your LinkedIn personal and company profiles: are there any typos, did you use incorrect grammar and/or are all your facts correct? I … Continue reading

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The ebb and flow of your business life on #LinkedIn

Business is full of starts and stops, ups and downs, ebbs and flows. And no one can feel it more acutely than the solopreneur. Try inserting the word cash flow instead of “business” in the sentence above. Tidal changes in … Continue reading

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Check them out on #LinkedIn

A colleague sent me a great article from The Economist which shows a very continental view of LinkedIn. Regardless of your nationality, there’s a quote in it about how LinkedIn is a game changer, pervasive in professional business life. “You … Continue reading

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What I don’t like about #LinkedIn Connected

I use each app on my iPhone for its intended reason but I think LinkedIn Connected (discussed previously) goes a bit too far. If its intent is to keep us connected and congratulating each other on work anniversaries, fine. I … Continue reading

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A common confusion on #LinkedIn

A colleague I met the other day just sent me 2 drafts of her LinkedIn profile summary to look over and give my opinions. Ok, she asked for it. I replied (intended politely): Neither is ideal. Call me at your convenience so … Continue reading

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