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LinkedIn profile spring cleaning suggestions, part 8 of 15

This is part 8 of 15, expanding on my earlier plog. Yesterday I equated your Experience section on LinkedIn to layers peeled away to expose your core, like an onion. Further, the Experience section should NOT be a rehash of bullet points … Continue reading

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LinkedIn profile spring cleaning suggestions, part 7 of 15

This is part 7 of 15, expanding on my earlier plog. Be sure your Experience section reflects the entire breadth of what you know and bring with you. This section should carefully complement the Summary section. You gushed just a bit in … Continue reading

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What if…you lost access to your #LinkedIn profile?

I was perusing my LinkedIn group discussions today and noticed a question: How can we save our LinkedIn Profile if someone were to compromise it? My reply: Take a defensive posture. Is this likely to happen? No, especially if you use … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Claire Stoddard: Stay True to Your Personal Brand – And Grow Your Career

Note: The first time I heard Claire Stoddard introduce her- self at a networking meeting, I knew we had to collaborate. Read this and you will see why. Thanks to Claire for her guest blog. “Understanding and maintaining a personal … Continue reading

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LinkedIn profile spring cleaning suggestions, part 6 of 15

This is part 6 of 15, expanding on my earlier plog. Construct your profile’s Summary section as just that: a quickly digestible snapshot of you, expressed in the manner and style in which you speak. This is your short introductory elevator speech, … Continue reading

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LinkedIn profile spring cleaning suggestions, part 5 of 15

This is part 5 of 15, expanding on my earlier plog. Don’t refer to yourself anywhere in your entire profile as “{your first name}” does this, or as “Mr. /Ms. {your last name}” did that. since it looks like you copied … Continue reading

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Go organic with #LinkedIn

The word “organic” is overused and probably abused when it relates to food or cleaning supplies. But when used in the context of your personal growth or the evolution of your business, it’s more appropriate. Consider the additive effect of one … Continue reading

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LinkedIn profile spring cleaning suggestions, part 4 of 15

This is part 4 of 15, expanding on my earlier plog. Yesterday I showed you how to capture your own shortened LinkedIn URL (repeated here). Once you own it, show it on your website, resume, blog, email signature, slides, marketing materials, … Continue reading

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LinkedIn profile spring cleaning suggestions, part 3 of 15

This is part 3 of 15, expanding on my earlier plog. Check that your contact details make it easy to get in touch with you, in all the various communication media. Be sure that all links to your Twitter, Facebook, … Continue reading

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LinkedIn profile spring cleaning suggestions, part 2 of 15

This is part 2 of 15, expanding on my earlier plog. Reassess your Photo and Headline–they follow you all over LinkedIn. Anytime someone clicks on your name on LinkedIn, this bubble pops up (mine below):       1. Photo Does … Continue reading

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