Archive for November, 2010

Bait-and-switch on free to upgrade?

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Just saw this last week on Facebook... Steve is a recruiters, a power connector and I think a power user of LinkedIn: What do you think?  Has that been your experience? I have opinions on the value of upgrading, and on the constant changes on LinkedIn, and even on the idea that ...

Finally! A Little LinkedIn Picture Change That Makes A Big Difference!

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

I was on LinkedIn today to see if one of my contacts had their picture up - I haven't met him in person and wanted to grab the image and put it into JibberJobber (the CRM I use to manage and track my relationships). I was happy to see this contact ...

LinkedIn Industries List

Monday, November 8th, 2010

I am doing research for my book as I finish the third edition (yeah!) and came across this page: a nice, easy-to-read list of industries that are on LinkedIn.  Check it out here. Here's a snippet of what it looks like: This is the best view I've seen on this type of ...

LinkedIn Spam: Two Requests for LinkedIn

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

I hate getting crap email, especially from LinkedIn connections. I just got this: I want to be able to do two things from here: Mark as spam. On Twitter I can flag as spam AND block the contact.  Would be great to do that from here. Remove the Connection. The process now ...

Kyle Lacy is Brilliant. LinkedIn Case Studies.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

I am regularly asked "do you have an example of someone who ______ using LinkedIn?" Perhaps they "found a job," or "got rich," or "sold a big account," or  something like that. People are dying to get some ROI out of these darn social tools! I do not keep track of the stories ...

LinkedIn Group Notifications

Monday, November 1st, 2010

As I go through my LinkedIn book and update it for the third edition I find some things I can blog about - stuff that is actionable, or stuff that is different from last edition. Here's one.... this has kind of bugged me for a while and now there's an easy ...