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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how to add a project to your LinkedIn profile

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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LinkedIn Company Pages

What to Post on LinkedIn Company Pages

Lately, I have seen some strange things posted on LinkedIn Company Pages – everything from screaming promotional ads to buy a particular household item to disjointed comments that were probably connected, at some point to another post but are out of context on a company page, to content by experts
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Correctly Link to Your Company's LinkedIn Company Page

How to Correctly Link to Your Company’s LinkedIn Company Page

Many LinkedIn users’ personal profiles are NOT correctly linked to the LinkedIn Company Pages of the companies they work for. You may list a company in the experience section of your profile but if you are not linked correctly, clicking on the company name will not take you to the
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LinkedIn Endorsements

Every once in a while, I will come across a LinkedIn profile with skills but NO LinkedIn Endorsements. This is very unusual, since LinkedIn actually works to help you get endorsed for the skills you list. Usually, it is because the profile owner has either deliberately – or accidentally –
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How to Create an Effective LinkedIn Profile

I help people create effective LinkedIn in profiles. Sometimes we start from scratch, sometimes we edit their existing profile, more often than not, we combine multiple profiles into one.  But no matter where we begin, we first need to understand who it is we are trying to attract and how
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How to Close Your LinkedIn Account – Tutorial

Can you BLOCK someone on LinkedIn?

I received this question today from a client: Q: Can I BLOCK someone from seeing my profile on LinkedIn? UPDATE: LinkedIn announced today (2/21/14) that you now CAN block someone on LinkedIn – please see this for more You Can Finally Block Those Annoying People on LinkedIn

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