Archive for October, 2013

Cool Tips, Tactics and Strategies for LinkedIn

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

I'm in a Group with Sabrina Woods, who is a great thinker, and she posted a link to this post.  I love all of the ideas and tips and thoughts from people who spend so much time teaching and training on LinkedIn: 20 Linkedin Experts Share their Strategies & 1 Linkedin ...

Can We (recruiters and staffing companies) Trust LinkedIn?

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

This is a pretty scathing post, but I think it is the pink elephant.  LinkedIn has the power to do what the internet did to travel agents and car salespeople.  Of course, there are still care salespeople, and there are still travel agents.  But, LinkedIn HAS and will continue to ...

Five LinkedIn Strategies from Cheryl Conner (Forbes)

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Great article on Forbes titled Five LinkedIn Strategies You Haven't Thought Of Before I liked #1 - 4 (I don't like Polls yet... haven't for years. I think it is really weak). I also liked Scott Mace's comments on the problems with LinkedIn, especially the lack of value in the upgrade. I ...

LinkedIn VC Pitch – awesome and telling

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Check out this super awesome blog post from Reid Hoffman on a slide deck they created when looking or VC money in the early days of LinkedIn: LinkedIn's Series B Pitch to Greylock: Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs I'm not sure anyone reading this blog is going to pitch to VCs, but ...

Corporate Marketing Campaigns on LinkedIn

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Check out this post from Mashable: 8 Innovative LinkedIn Marketing Campaigns One is a Company page that is doing cool stuff (engaging a lot of LinkedIn users with questions/comments), some are API interfaces (which is hard to get approval for, I asked last week and I doubt I'll hear back from ...

How to do a discreet job search using LinkedIn

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Wednesday's post says to not expect any privacy.  Having said that, Lindsey Pollak has a great post on the LinkedIn blog titled The Stealth Job Search: How to Job Hunt Privately on LinkedIn In her post she shares five privacy settings that you should pay attention to.  I think #1,2 and ...

LinkedIn Privacy: How to make your LinkedIn Profile Private

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Spoiler alert: YOU CAN'T. Check out this great post by Laura Smith-Proulx: TRYING TO MAKE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE PRIVATE? IT WON’T HAPPEN Part of the issue has to do with technology and tools, but the real issue has to do with what your network will do.  What if you really could have ...