500+ LinkedIn Connections, how many is that?
You may argue its just curiosity, but no real need to know. But then again… Maybe you consider a person with 700 connections more real than a person with 7000 connections. Or maybe you want to strategiacally comment on updates from people with substantial networks, to broaden your reach and become top of mind more easily. So how do you find out? In just 3 quick and easy steps! Continue reading
Moving sections around on LinkedIn isn’t new.
So why write about it now? Because plenty of people don’t know about it yet. And … because things have changed recently (December 2014). So just two short tips in this post. Continue reading
Does your LinkedIn Invitation annoy people?
Read on to find out. I am sure YOU would never send a standard LinkedIn Invite. One you didn’t customise, but I have! Yes, sure have. Let me tell you how it happened… Continue reading
If English is your first language and the first language of your target audience as well, then you can skip this article. If not … read on and find out about the LinkedIn Interface Language and the LinkedIn Profile Language. Continue reading
Its as easy as counting to three! Just opt out of LinkedIn suggesting others what to endorse you for! And get rid of the nagging to endorse others whilst your at it!
- Choose if you want to receive endorsements on your skills
- This is where you get really happy!
- Reorganise your skills as explained in taking control over the skills LinkedIn Bingo Card (LinkedIn Endorsements).
>>>What is the first change you will make?<<<
PS You might also like the post by Donna Svei 7 Steps to Make Your LinkedIn Endorsements Believable
LinkedIn displays skills ranked by number of LinkedIn endorsements. The skill with the most endorsements first. The ten top most endorsed skills form your Bingo Card. You need 12 pretty faces to vouch for you on ten skills and your card is full BINGO. What if you find another skill more important? You can now move it to the position you want. Continue reading
Is it possible to block LinkedIn user from viewing my profile? For years I used to answer: “nope”, as of last Thursday my answer is: “Yes, but…” (there is always a but isn’t there?). Before I show you how to do it (it is too easy) let me explain what blocking a person on LinkedIn does and doesn’t do… Continue reading
One of the most important components of your LinkedIn Profile.
Even though it is called “LinkedIn Summary” I strongly advice you NOT to summarise your profile here. It’s boring. No one reads it. And don’t forget: your LinkedIn Profile is a website. The average visitor decides within 10 seconds to read on or move on. Continue reading
“What is good content for a status update? What is the value of posting LinkedIn status updates?” I was asked. To start with the second question, status opdates bring you to the attention of your network. You can post from your profile or company page. Continue reading