Archive for January, 2011

LinkedIn InMaps

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

There is a little buzz about LinkedIn InMaps... it shows you your network graphically. It's supposed to be pretty cool.  You can read about it, and see an image, here. I went to try it and this is what my InMap looks like: So there you go. I can't comment on the value ...

Pet Peeve: Use LinkedIn to "keep track of my professional network" ?!?!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

I get almost-canned invitations regularly that say: I use LinkedIn to keep track of my professional network, and would like to add you. I hate this, for two reasons. First, no one uses LinkedIn to "keep track of their professional network," just by adding someone. If you add me to your network, how do ...

Should I Open a LinkedIn Group?

Friday, January 14th, 2011

LinkedIn announced they would allow you to open a group so that people could see your contributions just by searching on Google (or any search engine). You can read LinkedIn's announcement about this here. Quoting from that post: In the new Open Groups, all discussions can be viewed by anyone on the ...