Archive for the ‘LinkedIn Articles’ Category

Creating a LinkedIn Flash Mob (Mayo Clinic and Serena Ehrlich)

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

I came across this a week ago... and it's really cool. At the social media Mayo Clinic blog there's this post describing how they increased views of an article they wrote: Creating a LinkedIn Flash Mob.  It was inspired by a presentation that Serena Ehrlich did. It looks brilliant... could you ...

10 LinkedIn Action Steps (Jennifer McClure)

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

I see these lists a lot, but I respect Jennifer (and Laurie Ruettimann, who she references in the post).  Check out this list. How are you doing on each of them? 10 Action Steps to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn [Beyond the Basics]

Who’s Viewed Your Posts Analytics

Friday, May 8th, 2015

I haven't written about this even though I saw someone write about it on LinkedIn because it hasn't rolled out to everyone.  Most of the comments of the other post were: "I don't see that!" Oh well.  I'll share anyway, in case you haven't heard anything about it.  You can now ...

User Ideas to Make LinkedIn (more) Valuable

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

There are some great ideas and thoughts regarding the value of LinkedIn on this Quora question: What feature should LinkedIn implement to make it a more useful part of your online presence?

No Post is Done Until You’ve Shared It (LinkedIn Articles)

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

I'm in the process of experimenting with LinkedIn Articles (aka, posts).  Unless you are an "influencer," you MUST work to get your article in front of others.  Don't trust that just by posting people will see it. Case in point, I've had a number of articles that have done okay... my ...

Have You Written Articles on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Find Them…

Monday, November 10th, 2014

This has changed at least once... but here's how I currently find articles I've written on LinkedIn. Way 1 From Your Profile Page (the one everyone else sees): Click on Profile at the top of any page once you are logged in: Scroll down a little bit until you see the last three posts.  You ...

LinkedIn Articles: When You Can’t Reply To Comments

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

I wrote an article on LinkedIn that has upset some people because I said job seekers are stupid. Actually, I didn't say that. I said they can say something that makes them SOUND stupid.  And some people thought I was talking about an interview, which I wasn't.  They got hung up ...

LinkedIn Articles: You Gotta Check For Comments :(

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Articles is relatively new, at least for people like me (non-influencers). One of the problems I just noticed is that after you write an article you don't get notifications when you should take action. I'm not talking about ego-centric notifications, like "someone just read or liked your article."  I'm talking about notices ...

LinkedIn’s Leaked Business Idea to Grow and Market More

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Here's an article that has a supposedly confidential and leaked document laying out plans for LinkedIn to go to the next level: $1B In a nutshell, it's all about selling more ads.  It's a big, big pie, and LinkedIn wants a bigger slice. I don't think it's really that interesting, it just ...

Publishing Blog Posts on LinkedIn: Observations One Day Later

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Yesterday (Monday) I wrote my first "post" on LinkedIn.  It isn't a "blog post," but that's what I refer to it as.  How did I do? I think the article/post is great.  It is titled Embracing Personal Career Management, and it is basically the beginning of my story, talking about my ...