Should I Add Personal Information to My LinkedIn Profile?

Should I Add Personal Information to My LinkedIn Profile?

People frequently ask me, ‘should I add personal information to my LinkedIn profile’. I usually advise that they do. It makes you a more complete ‘person’ and helps someone who is reading the profile, get a sense of who you are. Recently, I saw a poll someone did on LinkedIn
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How to Change Your LinkedIn Name Pronunciation Recording

How to Change Your LinkedIn Name Pronunciation Recording

For those of you who follow me, you will remember that I shared the new LinkedIn Name Pronunciation feature last summer. The feature was designed to allow people to record their names so others can hear the proper pronunciation. This can be super helpful for those who have unusual names
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LinkedIn profile experience section

How to Edit the Icons in Your LinkedIn Profile Experience Section

I received a great question from a client this morning about the icons in the LinkedIn profile experience section. He asked, “How do I swap out a logo that appears next to ‘Company Name’? ” Specifically, he wanted to change one that had pre-populated when he added the company to
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Career Advice – How to Sign Up to GIVE or RECEIVE Advice via LinkedIn’s Career Advice Hub

Since late 2017,  LinkedIn has offered a Career Advice feature – a valuable, FREE, resource that many people seem to know nothing about! The feature allows people to GIVE and/or RECEIVE career advice from fellow LinkedIn members both in and beyond your connection list. There are many advantages to participating
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LinkedIn Recommendations

Q and A: LinkedIn Recommendations

The other day, an old friend and colleague asked a great question, ‘How can I get more LinkedIn Recommendations?‘ Here is an excerpt of my answer along with a link to a TUTORIAL I have written on ‘How to Request LinkedIn Recommendations‘: LinkedIn recommendations are a valuable component of any
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Email Marketing Expert

Email Marketing: Email Service Provider (ESP) Recommendations

Recently, someone from the new website “What Say the Experts“, contacted me. They were looking for an Email Marketing Expert to discuss ESP’s (Email Service Providers) for small businesses. Below is an excerpt of the content I sent him for the post: 98.4% of people surveyed have said that they
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what to do BEFORE your Instagram account is hacked

What to do BEFORE your Instagram Account is Hacked

Here is some advice on what to do BEFORE your Instagram account is hacked. I cannot ‘un-hack’ your account but if you take these steps, we may be able to avoid a hacking and/or minimize the subsequent hassle. Some tasks can be done from your phone, others involve links that
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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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should I delete this person from my mailing list?

Q & A: Should I Delete this Person From My Mailing List?

This week, a client noticed an odd entry in her weekly sign-up report from Constant Contact.  She forwarded this screenshot and asked, ‘should I delete this person from my mailing list?’ Unusual name and address?   One of my goals is to help clients GROW their email marketing lists so
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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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