Archive for January, 2013

This is for the Ass. that doesn’t read my blog

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

I know no reader of my blog would make this mistake. I just did a quick search and found 6,820 people who have "ass." in their current or past title. 4,626 have it in their current title. From a very quick look, most of those are for "assistant" or associate, mostly associate (I ...

LinkedIn Retires Answers: A Sad Announcement

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Answers has been the #1 feature in LinkedIn since the beginning. On January 17, as I was doing my New LinkedIn Profile webinar, someone made a comment that they just got an email from LinkedIn that Answers was going to be retired. I'm baffled. I heard people say they didn't want Events or ...

In Other News: LinkedIn Passes 200M Members

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

This one snuck up on me... I knew we were close to 200 million members (not users) on LinkedIn... but I didn't hear or read about it anywhere until this morning, 5 days after LinkedIn blogged about it. I saw it on the front page of LinkedIn today, as one of ...

Peter or Pete? Joseph or Joe? Use LinkedIn Recommendations to find out…

Friday, January 11th, 2013

I don't go by my first name, I go by my middle name.  If you call me by my first name I know you got my name from some government list or something like that.  You immediately disqualify yourself from being legit if you don't call me Jason. Could be the ...

LinkedIn Group Setting Changes… whu??

Monday, January 7th, 2013

I have gotten about a dozen emails from LinkedIn like this: I don't know about you but this BUGS me.  I've held off on writing about it because previous posts might have sounded too jaded (who me?  passionate? :p) Anyway, I think I know why LinkedIn is doing this, and this morning ...

LinkedIn New Profile: Can’t Add Rich Media? Here’s why… :(

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

On December 21st I reported I finally got the new LinkedIn Profile. Want to learn more about the new LinkedIn Profile?  Check out this webinar. Actually, I got the new layout, which didn't include the Apps, but they didn't give me one tiny little button that I would like to have: ...