Archive for August, 2011

How to email your LinkedIn Connections

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

I've received emails from my first degree connections for a while. I am always curious to know how people do this.  In the early days I had a note in my Summary that said something like "If you connect with me, I'm going to put you on my newsletter." I'd ...

Are LinkedIn’s Free Features Going Away?

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Many say they are :( Check out this question on LinkedIn Answers: Has anyone else noticed that endorser names on LinkedIn recommendations have disappeared? This could have been about a dozen different features that have disappeared. I wonder where LinkedIn is headed - if they keep taking away functionality from free users they ...

LinkedIn Profile Update: Summary + Newsletter

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Here's a quick change I just made on my Profile. I switched from Constant Contact to iContact (because a friend worked there - he doesn't anymore), and finally just moved my "newsletter" to my LinkedIn Group (where I can send an "announcement" every 8 days). So, I had to update the link ...

Another LinkedIn Privacy Issue: Manage Social Advertising

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

I saw an interesting title on my LinkedIn Group and clicked over to learn more.   Check out this biting title: LinkedIn Pulled A Facebook And Messed With Your Info -- Here's How To Fix It Wow. That is a strong accusation. Facebook has become notorious for screwing (there's not ...

LinkedIn “Apply with LinkedIn Button” feedback

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Nick Corcodilos, Mr. Ask the Headhunter, wrote a long post about this button.  He starts with: I don’t know who I feel more sorry for: Job hunters or employers. LinkedIn has introduced a new button that lets you instantly apply for a job — no resume, no cover letter, no effort. It’s ...