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New LinkedIn Features

LinkedIn Answers Now Live

LinkedIn has launched their new Answers feature, perhaps the most major added functionality since LinkedIn Jobs. The Answers service adds a public interaction element to LinkedIn — something that many of the more active users […]

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Using LinkedIn

Making Your LinkedIn Profile Public

As Jeff Barr, Lead Web Services Evangelist at Amazon, just noticed, one of the cool features LinkedIn has added recently is the ability to make your LinkedIn profile not only accessible to the public, but […]

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LinkedIn News

A MySpace for Grown-Ups

There was a great write-up of LinkedIn in Business 2.0/CNN this week: A MySpace for grown-ups It reiterated the theme of just how essential a business tool LinkedIn is becoming (see LinkedIn or Locked Out): […]

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Unwanted LinkedIn Requests and How to Avoid Them

On the LinkedIn discussion groups there has been a recent rash of people complaining about receiving endorsement requests from people they don’t know, inappropriate job forwarding requests that aren’t really about jobs, and unwelcome profile […]

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Using LinkedIn

Confessions of an Open Networker

In followup to Laura Levitan’s change in strategy post, recruiter and internet entrepreneur Jon Williamson had some confessions of his own on LinkedInnovators (posted with permission): I’m going to toss in some observations (which, since […]

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LinkedIn Success Stories

A Change in Strategy from a Top Linkedin User

It seems that some of the LinkedIn users who at one time had a “loose linking” policy are having a change of heart. In MLPF, Laura Levitan, a Senior VP at word-of-mouth marketing research and […]

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Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn How-Tos from Dave Taylor

Tech guru Dave Taylor, author of at least a dozen or more best-selling computer books and host of the excellent Q&A site, AskDaveTaylor.com is an avid LinkedIn user, as well. He’s put together a number […]

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Using LinkedIn

What Do You Do When Nobody Is Looking?

Steve Purkiss has a dilemma. LinkedIn is first and foremost a matching tool, intended to help people with a need leverage their relationships to find someone who can meet that need. Steve’s challenge, though, is […]

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Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn Daily 2006-09-07

LinkedIn – How to win business in 5 easy steps Tony Russell of Top-Consultant.com shares how he went from LinkedIn skeptic to fan by changing his own practices: Write a comprehensive and well thought-out profile […]