Archive for September, 2009

LinkedIn + Xing…. Nevermind

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Well, so much for rumors.  Sarah Lacy asks Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn) some really good questions, including what's up with the LinkedIn acquiring Xing rumor. Reid says NO.  It's before minute two in the video... you can see the whole thing at the Tech Crunch post: TC50 Backstage: Reid Hoffman ...

Missing Information in a LinkedIn Profile

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Earlier this week I was doing a LinkedIn presentation to over 200 business owners, entrepreneurs and marketers. I showed a LinkedIn Profile and noted the best use of the Box.net Application I've seen on a Profile. One of the participants emailed me after the presentation and asked why, when he went ...

LinkedIn People You May Know Privacy Controversy

Monday, September 14th, 2009

I regularly get questions about how in the world LinkedIn knows who you might know... people that you are not connected to but show up in the People You May Know section.  I wrote to a contact at LinkedIn who gave me permission to paraphrase his response... which is this ...

Brad Attig: LinkedIn Status Controversy

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Brad Attig is a career coach and a JibberJobber Partner - he has a good post titled A little LinkedIn Contraversy where he talks about what you should put in your "employment status" on LinkedIn.  The concepts he brings up apply to the status as well as the LinkedIn Professional ...

LinkedIn

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

I blogged about Xing (LinkedIn vs. Xing) last November... and when I was in Turkey I met someone from Xing (that was cool, considering I've never met anyone from Xing). Admittedly, I don't know anything about Xing from a user perspective, but they do seem to have a great hold on ...