Archive for April, 2009

LinkedIn For Job Seekers DVD on Amazon

Monday, April 20th, 2009

The LinkedIn for Job Seekers instructional DVD is available on Amazon - you can get it as a stand-alone product or you can get it packaged with the book. Click here to get the LinkedIn for Job Seekers DVD as a stand-alone product (and see product reviews). Click here to get the ...

Darren Ryan's LinkedIn Profile & Slideshare

Monday, April 20th, 2009

I have been looking for a long time for a LinkedIn Profile that used the Slideshare Application in a super-cool way, and before my Atlanta trip a couple of months ago I finally found one I liked.  Darren Ryan is a photographer, graphics and visual branding guy who has a ...

Add a Company to LinkedIn

Friday, April 17th, 2009

I have heard for a few months that you can add your own company to LinkedIn's Company section, which is an amazing (relatively) new addition.  I could never find the link to add a company, though... until recently. I'm pretty sure I found the link to add a new company in ...

Worst LinkedIn Profile Ever

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

I've seen something like this before.  It's just plain wrong... and I'm guessinging LinkedIn will take it down sometime soon: This is a gross misuse of LinkedIn, and I'm sure offensive to pretty much anyone who sees it.  It reeks.  Don't do this.

Exporting Meta Data from LinkedIn

Monday, April 13th, 2009

A JibberJobber user asked me about importing "notes" and other information I enter about my contacts so they could import them into JibberJobber.  I didn't think they were exporting that data, but wanted to see what really was being exported.  Here are all the fields that are exported (Contacts, Export ...

LinkedIn History:

Friday, April 10th, 2009

I was watching this old video from 2006, walking through the LinkedIn's office with Reid Hoffman (interviewed by the famous Loic Le Meur), and at minute 4:14 saw this bit of intriguing history: In the video Reid says what you can read in the sign: "we were going to call it ...

LinkedIn ROI Book

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

I've started my next project, which is a book on how to actually get financial return from using LinkedIn. This is not a "get rich quick on LinkedIn book," nor is it a "use LinkedIn to exploit your network" book. There is a lot happening on LinkedIn, people are making deals, doing ...

LinkedIn Answers Crap from Sophie Lagacé

Monday, April 6th, 2009

This post cracked me up from Sophie: Answer me this, LinkedIn.  It's a super-short post, but the point is excellent and has some great links after her rant. I read this and thought "I wonder how many people read my book, or saw me speak, and contribute to the crap in ...