Archive for January, 2008

It's Becoming A Top Selling Book! Thank YOU!

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

as 12:21 MST I got the following e-mail from Mitchell, my publisher: I was on a webinar, so it took me a while to go check, and by then we dropped a bit, but still, this is really cool: These numbers bounce around hourly, so maybe tomorrow it will be in the ...

Typos Take Away Your Credibility

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Today I got an e-mail from a buddy pointing me to a typo in my LinkedIn profile. So I go in and find the typo and change "let's" to "lets." A simple change. But since I'm using Firefox 2.x I have this cool little feature that shows me, in ...

How To Write Excellent LinkedIn Recommendations

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

I did a LinkedIn webinar today and talked about one of my favorite things - recommendations.  On the JibberJobber blog I give my two cents on what it takes to write an excellent recommendation... go check it out!

Contact Settings – Do They Work?

Friday, January 11th, 2008

I got an e-mail from resume writer Sally McIntosh asking how to indicate that you are interested in job opportunities. It's actually at the very bottom of your profile, and very easy to update (you get here by clicking on My Profile, scroll down to the bottom, and you'll ...

Marshall Kirkpatrick – 10 Objections to Social Media and How to Reply

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Marshal Kirkpatrick, lead writer for ReadWriteWeb, just posted Ten Common Objections to Social Media Adoption and How You Can Respond. I wish I could pull his entire post in here and then red-mark it with my comments... not that I disagree with anything but I do have my own ...

Answers: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Monday, January 7th, 2008

I love learning new things, and my personal LinkedIn coach, Tom Clifford, recently taught me something new. Okay, he isn't my personal LinkedIn coach, but he does teach me new stuff all the time! As I've mentioned before, Answers is one of the greatest features of LinkedIn.... it gives you ...

How To Know When You Get A LinkedIn IDK

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

My last post was on the infamous IDK issue... which is a hot and ugly issue. Not a super-big deal, but something that LinkedIn users complain about. A common question is ... how do you know when you get an IDK on LinkedIn? I didn't know, because I had ...