Monthly Archives: March 2017

Spring fever–bah! There’s cultivation work to be done on your #LinkedIn profile!

Last year about this time I published “8 Ways to Spring Clean your LinkedIn Profile” in Inc.com. Even after the sweeping changes to our LinkedIn desktop user interface, the article’s still pretty sturdy with suggestions to improve your presence and … Continue reading

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Banish birthday notifications from your LinkedIn feed!

There is little need to wish a LinkedIn connection a happy birthday IMHO. OK, call me a curmudgeon. I can take it. Now I found a way to stop seeing them in the first place! Here’s how: Click your Notifications … Continue reading

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Overcompensating your #LinkedIn audience can be good

I flew last month and see from my credit card bill that the airline overcharged me $10 for the baggage fee. Is it worth the hassle to chase after the $10? I think so; it’s the fact that no human … Continue reading

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Be person-to-person on #LinkedIn

In the old days you could make a long distance call: either station-to-station or person-to- person. Operators placed your call and announced the type of long distance call to whomever answered. In the former, the call time was charged starting … Continue reading

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Now is a great time to tuneup your #LinkedIn presence

Have you gone too long without tuning up your LinkedIn profile? Have you ignored the “recall notice” from LinkedIn when the desktop user interface changed? Are you getting maximum MPG from your LinkedIn presence? Did you answer “no” to any, … Continue reading

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More on trending stories on your Home page

I never really gave the right place to look for the trending stories that LinkedIn customizes and pushes to you. It’s now found at the top right of your Home page, and the red box was added to highlight its … Continue reading

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Trending news stories will now be pushed to you on #LinkedIn

Gotta hand it to LinkedIn, they are initiating a new use of their artificial intelligence about what we are interested in: they will now select trending news stories based on our industry and interests and curate the news that they … Continue reading

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#LinkedIn: no longer the Maserati of business social media?

Change is inevitable. Even on the best social medium for business people. The Maserati of its class. But change for the sake of change to make what worked fairly well and only needed tweaks on LinkedIn has became a wholesale … Continue reading

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Let me give you a little “background” on #LinkedIn

Look at your personal profile page. All the way at the top. Do you see a graphic behind your headshot and headline box that looks like a medium blue starry night with lines between the stars? What does that say … Continue reading

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2 more casualties of #LinkedIn’s new desktop user interface

Gone, with no warning, 2 LinkedIn personal profile sections: Interests: a section I liked to show the other side of you,and me, beyond business, a peek into the fun side we have in our lives. I used to have a … Continue reading

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