Archive for February, 2014

What is LinkedIn SWAM and why should you care?

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Have you heard of SWAM?  Let me ruin your day. SWAM on LinkedIn is "Site-Wide Automated Moderating."   Fancy name, huh?  Here's what it means.  If one LinkedIn Group admin decides you need to be "blocked and deleted," then you just lost ability to participate in Group discussions EVERYWHERE on LinkedIn's ...

Now, finally, you can be a LinkedIn Influencer

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

This is long, long overdue. Although, I don't see the option like in the blog post... so maybe not ALL people can, but it looks like it will be soon! LinkedIn Opens Its Publishing Platform To All Members It will be nice to hear from others, other than the elite "influencers," or whoever ...

Who’s Viewed Your Profile… stalkers?

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

As I work on the fourth edition of my LinkedIn for Job Seekers DVD I said something that made me think a bit.  It had to do with the "who has viewed your profile" section, which will show you nothing unless you upgrade. For many years I've felt that this is ...