Archive for May, 2012

Is LinkedIn Completely Useless?

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

I saw a thread on the Etsy discussion board asking about LinkedIn.  One of the comments was: "I'm on, but barely .... I find it completely useless." Understanding what Etsy is, LinkedIn might not be the right place for them. But let's go up 30,000 feet and talk about how LinkedIn can be ...

Lewis Howes Makes Bank on/from/with LinkedIn – Do You?

Friday, May 25th, 2012

I know Lewis Howes.  I continue to hear about him from various sources, and I like hearing what country or city he's in. He went from broke and depressed to financially successful... check out this fun read: How I Leveraged LinkedIn to Create a 7-Figure Business In Three Years Great job Lewis, ...

LinkedIn Acquisition: Slideshare (!!!)

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

I have stayed away from writing about acquisitions that LinkedIn does because of a few reasons. Either they didn't make too much sense, or because the acquisition didn't seem to add much/any value to the average user, or because I wanted to focus mostly on using LinkedIn, not so much ...

Random Trivia: Reid Hoffman’s Net Worth

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

I was at the library yesterday with some time to spare and was flipping through the Forbes magazine and saw that Reid Hoffman was worth about 2.1B. (right now on Forbes it says 1.8B... Give or take a few hundred million, I guess) That is over two thousand million dollars. That's ...