Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

According to the official LinkedIn Blog, 35% of users say that a casual conversation on LinkedIn has led to a new opportunity. Last week while away in Raleigh for the 2017 Internet Summit, I experienced this firsthand! Over breakfast, on the second day of the conference, I was checking my
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Link to a post on LinkedIn

How to Link to a Post on LinkedIn

One of the easiest ways to AMPLIFY the reach of your social message is to ask colleagues, employees and friends to SHARE the information with their social network. Whether it is a new blog post, a pertinent insight or a job opening,  an effective tactic is to send an email,
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LinkedIn Home Button

HELP – I Can’t Find My LinkedIn Home Button!

Since the latest round of LinkedIn updates, I have received numerous calls, emails and direct messages asking me where the LinkedIn Home Button went! Yes, you are not imaging it, the word HOME is NOT always visible on every page. But the LinkedIn logo icon IS – and you can
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Q & A: Constant Contact and Social Media for Small Business

Q & A: Constant Contact and Social Media for Small Business

Here are a few questions from clients, about how to use Constant Contact and Social Media for Small Business. I am sharing the answers in case they can help you too!   Q: Recently, someone suggested making all newsletter photos clickable – I can’t do this with my version of
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Job Hunting and Social Media

Job Hunting and Social Media

Earlier this month, Facebook announced that they want to help you find a job – I do NOT recommend this! Job Hunting and Social Media CAN be a good combination – read on to learn how to mix properly. Social media CAN be a helpful tool when looking for a
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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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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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