Archive for June, 2009

LinkedIn Book at a Presentation

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Back in February my publisher booked a presentation for me in Silicon Valley and snapped this picture. I think we had about 80 people in this very small room - props to the 20 or so who were standing during the entire presentation (something I hate to do).

LinkedIn Gets a New Boss

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Yesterday LinkedIn announced its new President, Jeff Weiner.  You can read all about it on TechCrunch's post: Changing Of The Guard: Jeff Weiner Takes CEO Spot At LinkedIn. I don't really know Reid (although we've exchanged a couple of messages, and he said he's aware of my book and DVD).  I ...

I'm on LinkedIn — Now What???

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

The title of my book: I'm on LinkedIn -- Now What??? I've been told it's a great title... because it asks the same question you have asked... probably millions of people have asked... NOW WHAT??? (it's such a great title I find there are seminars across the country with the same ...

LinkedIn Polls – getting your question out

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Last week I wrote about using LinkedIn Polls.  Super cool opportunity to communicate with your network... today I want to show you what the communication options are.  Here is what you see when you create a poll: The option defaults to where the arrow is pointing... allowing you to pay for ...

Linkedin Polls – an experiment

Friday, June 5th, 2009

I have done one LinkedIn Poll before last week but decided to do another one... in the process I figured there was plenty to blog about (especially since the first step was very frustrating). FIrst, the question.  You only get 75 characters, which is really pathetic.  Here's what I wanted to ...

LinkedIn for Companies?

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

I am regularly asked about LinkedIn strategies for companies... not small companies... big companies. Here's an EXCELLENT article by Andrew Atalla called Social Media - Why It's Ok Not To Have A Social Media Strategy.  If you are curious about LinkedIn for companies, you must read this article. As I read the ...

Social Networking and Old People

Monday, June 1st, 2009

This post from Perfect Labor Storm 2.0 cracked me up... we've heard that the fastest growing demographic on Facebook is the over 30 crowd... check out this story to see who Ira taught at a workshop... how old they were, and how the old people laid down the smack on ...