Archive for May, 2008

How To Hide Your LinkedIn Groups

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

I was on a number of Groups but decided to get off of them because it was cluttering up my profile. And of course, I wanted to make sure that my JibberJobber Group logo wasn't buried with a bunch of other groups. What I *should have* done was to stay ...

Writing A Question On LinkedIn That Won't Get Flagged As Spam

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Here's a great question I got a few days ago: Can you get flagged by asking a question if you insert a link to a demo on the advanced part of the ask a question? Here is an example: We are currently launching a web based fulfillment tool called IW Connect that ...

Crappy Custom Invitation

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

I get some great custom invitations. My favorites include those which say: "I look forward to getting your newsletter." Not because I'm looking to increase my newsletter base, rather because I know they actually read my profile! I get a grin every time I see this in ...

Websites: Don't be generic

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Check this out: This is what I see on a guy's profile this morning. I chuckle as I think about the hundreds of people who have heard me speak this year about the simple, low-hanging-fruit opportunities to make your profile look more "on purpose." No really, there's nothing WRONG with leaving ...

The Value of LinkedIn Groups for Group Members

Friday, May 16th, 2008

I posted Group Pontification back in March, when I stated I was going to do an experiment. My JibberJobber - Career Management Group on LinkedIn now has 476 members, with very little marketing. I'm not suggesting that you can have a group with hundreds of members with "very ...

I Don't Care About You (let me prove it)

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

All it takes to be different... to show you care... is one simple line.  It's not much, is it?