Archive for June, 2011

LinkedIn Profile: Do You Look Like a Spammer?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

As a Group admin I get to approve requests to join my LinkedIn group.  Every time I do it I always skip a few ... usually those that LinkedIn warns me about. There are two things that jump out at me that make me think the person/account/Profile isn't a real person... ...

5 LinkedIn Tips You Didn’t Know (or did you?) – Fast Company

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Amber Mac wrote a short article on Fast Company with the five LinkedIn tips you didn' t know (see list here). The good news?  If you've been reading this blog, my LinkedIn book, or my LinkedIn DVD, you did know about them!  Here they are (see her article for her thoughts ...

Mistakes When Sharing Your LinkedIn Profile (2 of 2)

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Here's the other problem I see when people think they are sharing a link to their LinkedIn Profile.  I see this about 40% of the time. When you share your LinkedIn Profile URL with someone, many times you go into LinkedIn, click on Profile (top menu option) and then copy and ...

Mistakes When Sharing Your LinkedIn Profile (1 of 2)

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

There are two common mistakes people make when sharing their LinkedIn Profile.   One is that we share our "public profile" URL and assume people can see the entire profile. How naive of us to think that's how it would work, right? Actually, this is one of my pet peeves that I ...