Archive for the ‘LinkedIn News’ Category

Request “early access” to LinkedIn Publishing…

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Will be interesting to see what happens when millions of people post "articles" on LinkedIn's platform, which essentially makes them a blog platform. I just saw this link to apply to get "early access" to write stuff... http://specialedition.linkedin.com/publishing Here's a great article by Justin Smith titled Linkedin Publishing: What a Newbie can Expect It ...

LinkedIn Strategy: Content vs. Professional Connections

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

I love business strategy. I've found it interesting that LinkedIn has seemed to leave "members" hanging while focusing on pushing more content in front of them. This actually frustrates me, because LinkedIn had so much potential to be THE professional networking site. Well, they are, of course, right now, and for now. But ...

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 ...

And then LinkedIn got sued… privacy, hacking, trust issues.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

I'm sure that LinkedIn has been sued before.  You can't get that big, with that big of a reach, and not have lawsuits.  After all, isn't it the American Dream... either win the lottery or win a lawsuit? Well, this lawsuit (here's a special website for the lawsuit is kind of ...

Another Great Packed LinkedIn Presentation

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

This is from my friend Chip Hartman, in the NYC area: Get Traction for your Executive Job Search with LinkedIn from MeridiaSystems.com, LLC, Signature21 Professional Branding Services

Brilliant LinkedIn Presentation

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

This is awesome.  Not sure if it is 100% accurate or current, but WOW. You can smoke through this in about 20 minutes, but you could easily spend 2+ hours on this. A faberNovel Study: LinkedIn, the Serious Network. from faberNovel      

Recruiter.com vs. LinkedIn.com: GAME ON

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

I read that recruiter.com is positioning itself (intentionally or not) to compete head-to-head with LinkedIn. If recruiter.com can get enough funding to really do this right, and get momentum, this can be really, really good for LinkedIn users. Check it out here.

HELLO 14 YEAR OLDS!

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Wow.  LinkedIn surprised me on this one.  They opened up the signups to ages 14 and up. What do you think? Here is what techie/nerds think about it (read the comments): http://tech.slashdot.org/story/13/08/20/2055200/linkedin-now-targeting-universities-14-year-olds? The commentors on this Forbes post are much kinder :) Slate sets the tone of their article with the word "terrifying": The Latest ...

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 ...

Diez Cinco de Mayos…

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

10 years old. Happy birthday LinkedIn!