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LinkedIn Scams

LinkedIn Scams: How to Spot Them and Protect Yourself

As most of you know, I am a huge LinkedIn fan! I think that it is an invaluable tool and that EVERY professional should have an up-to-date profile on the site. That said, it IS a public forum and as such, you do need to be careful. LinkedIn scams DO
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How to Block or Report a Person and/or Inappropriate Activity on LinkedIn

How to Block or Report a Person and/or Inappropriate Activity on LinkedIn – Tutorial

Here is a tutorial on how to block or report a person and/or inappropriate activity on LinkedIn. On your DESKTOP, log into your account and go to the person’s profile page. If you ARE connected, click on the small arrow next to the ‘Send a message’ button. If you ARE
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Adding a Project to Your LinkedIn Profile – Tutorial

This past week, Lakshmi N. ‘Koti’ Koteeswaran, a Healthcare Professional from Mckinney, Texas asked an excellent question about adding a project to your LinkedIn Profile. Q: I was wondering if you could please let me know how to add Projects in a way that appears under each Employer section. A:
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How to set you LinkedIn E-Mail Notifications

How to set your LinkedIn E-Mail Notifications

Lately, I have been receiving some EXCELLENT questions via LinkedIn! Here is one I received this week about how to set your LinkedIn email notifications. Q: I used to receive email notifications when someone invited me to connect with them, and when someone accepted my invitation to connect. A couple
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Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn invitations can be confusing and fraught with challenges. While there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to this dilemma, here are some guidelines for accepting LinkedIn invitations. 1.Do you know the person? Sometimes, it’s simple – someone you know and/or have worked with for years, will send
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Here are the results I found when posting the same image across multiple social platforms

Posting the Same Image Across Multiple Social Platforms

Statistics show that visual content is more than 40X more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content. (1) But posting images across multiple platforms can cause headaches as each social platform, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc, displays images slightly differently. So, I did a test to
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EVERY Professional Needs to be 'Functionally Literate' when it Comes to Social Media

EVERY Professional Needs to be ‘Functionally Literate’ when it Comes to Social Media

As someone who trains groups and individuals to use Social Media for business, I frequently hear people say that they are ‘too old for Social Media’. While I understand that it can be difficult to learn new skills and to acquire new habits, I strongly believe that EVERY professional needs
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How to Turn Off Facebook Notifications

Have you ever commented on a friend or family member’s Facebook photo of their new home or baby, only to regret it when you receive a notification for EVERY SUBSEQUENT comment? EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. Facebook is, by design, a SOCIAL network. They want you to converse and interact on their
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digital marketing coaching doesn't need to be painful

Digital Marketing Coaching Doesn’t Need to Be Painful!

I have short hair so I get my hair cut quite frequently. I enjoy chatting with the barber as he cuts my hair and find the process relaxing. Last week, during my visit, there was a little boy who was NOT enjoying the process at ALL! He was screaming and
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DMARC and Important Information for ALL Email Marketers

DMARC and Important Information for ALL Email Marketers

Here is a compilation of information from various sourcesĀ  (including Constant Contact, Google and others) to explain the DMARC issue and some advice on how to address it. Note that I have emphasized some passages. “DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) is a policy that tells a domain (or
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