5 Top Tips for the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

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The Demise of the LinkedIn Application and the Rise of Rich Media Content Instead

Since the summer, the way that LinkedIn has been 'doing' profiles has changed significantly; firstly we had the introduction of Skills, and then of endorsements; we've had the option to add extra sections to our profiles for a while now, including publications, courses, qualifications etc ... However, the biggest change has been in the demise … Continue reading The Demise of the LinkedIn Application and the Rise of Rich Media Content Instead

LinkedIn Endorsements vs Recommendations

There has been a lot of activity on LinkedIn recently with the introduction of their brand new feature, endorsements. It's the logical extension of a profile that now lists the skills that people have. But what exactly are skills (as understood by LinkedIn), and what are the endorsements that go with them? And how do … Continue reading LinkedIn Endorsements vs Recommendations

Managing your Connections on LinkedIn with TAGS

This post was inspired by a tweet from a local friend of mine here in Dorset, Matt Desmier, saying "I've just been perusing my LinkedIn page. Whilst I *know* all of my connections, when does my network become too big to be of use?" My response (eventually) was to say that the network is probably … Continue reading Managing your Connections on LinkedIn with TAGS

Which LinkedIn Groups are best for Authors and Writers

Yesterday, I wrote about how LinkedIn doesn't seem to figure that highly on the radar of many authors I come across. I surmised that this was because they may not realise just how useful it could be to them and I have made it my mission to help change that view into something a little … Continue reading Which LinkedIn Groups are best for Authors and Writers