Archive for July, 2013

LinkedIn Selling Out employers, job hunters by Nick Corcodilos

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Conflict of interest is a big deal.  LinkedIn has it, as Nick Corcodilos explains in this article: LinkedIn Payola: Selling out employers and job hunters Is this a big deal?  Yes. Does it affect you?  It could. What does this mean for an upgrade?  It means you might not get what you are ...

Getting kicked out of LinkedIn, and what to do about it

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Stacy Zapar has a great post titled In LinkedIn Jail? Here’s How to Get Out and Stay Out! In her post she talks about the four types of penalties, including: Restricted SWAM'ed (which means site wide auto moderation) Suspended (which is usually when people come to me asking what to do) Shut down (no one ...

LinkedIn + Content = ad revenue

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Check out this post from Ad Age: LinkedIn Ramps Up Content In Pursuit of Ad Dollars I get what they are doing. This is part of the strategy to put more stuff on LinkedIn and lure us to stay there.  I think this is the natural evolution of a website like ...

LinkedIn Free or Premium??

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

On Social Media Examiner there is an article titled 3 Business Reasons to Upgrade to LinkedIn Premium. I learned about it through a LinkedIn Group.  Most people on the Group responded to the question about whether they pay for the premium or are on the free level.  Almost all replied they ...

What is more important: Content or Size of Network?

Monday, July 8th, 2013

On my JibberJobber blog I wrote about Pete Danielsen's killer LinkedIn Summary. Rick commented on the post, saying: "The summary is great, but the thing that stands out about his profile is the lack of connections. Obviously he’s just getting started with LI and someone else is handling the maintenance of his ...