How to Add a Photo AND a Link on LinkedIn

How to Add a Photo AND a Link on LinkedIn

I received this question today from a client: “Can you please explain how to add a photo and a link on LinkedIn.” This is frequently an issue because once you add a link, a preview image is generated, precluding your ability to add your own image. Below are two different
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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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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 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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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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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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