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Presidents’ Day

I have been dubbed an honest voice on LinkedIn by a colleague. In fact he called me Abraham LinkedIn. Isn’t he clever? So I will riff on that: Well you get the idea…Happy honest President’s Day.

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“Me” on #LinkedIn

The new user interface on LinkedIn places you and me squarely in the middle. Everything you do to improve your profile is found in the “Me” tab at the top. You edit your profile in “Me;” no longer a separate … Continue reading

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On the radio (again) re #LinkedIn new UI

Always a pleasure to speak with Joe Connolly at WCBS Newsradio 880 in NYC yesterday morning. It’s been a regular nearly semi-annual gig. The more we speak, the more his, and your, understanding of this self-branding power tool grows and … Continue reading

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232 is a magic number on #LinkedIn now

Yes that’s the number of the character in the first 2 lines of your Intro (formerly known as Summary) section in the new LinkedIn user interface. Which means you get a second brief opportunity to make the casual reader of … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon (not quite) but a great day!

Not complaining, but the great nor’easter snow storm only amounted to 8 inches here so we got lucky. The day was spent teaching LinkedIn to 4 coaching clients, from Florida to Genoa (Italy) to Connecticut. Each crisscrossing their career needs … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon: time to make new contacts on #LinkedIn

It’s 6 am and already an inch of snow on the ground. The forecast calls for another 9-11″ more. Everyone will be working from home today, or if they had to go to work, it will be a quieter day … Continue reading

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Slip sliding away on #LinkedIn

So LinkedIn, do you think I can get the new user interface soon? It’s appearing on other clients’ screens and on the coop-etition’s as well. Not mine. But brouhaha! I have a way to see mine in the new interface … Continue reading

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Effective messaging on #LinkedIn

There are many ways to communicate a personalized message on LinkedIn. Some are business-related, some are celebratory, like a work anniversary or a promotion. (Resist the birthday wishes on LinkedIn please.) LinkedIn provides you a fast and easy (too easy) … Continue reading

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#LinkedIn’s new desktop user interface: part 3

LinkedIn launched the new desktop user interface and perhaps you already have it. It is a smoky teal-colored theme and it works much the same, but looks very much like the iPad or iPhone version. If you don’t have it … Continue reading

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The Authenticity Advantage: Guest blog by Kevin Monroe

I met Kevin virtually through a mutual friend, we spoke on the phone and I instantly liked his vibrancy and his upbeat POV. That vetting led me to connect to him on LinkedIn and we have traded material and observations … Continue reading

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