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Avoid the LinkedIn Penalty Box

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

To succeed on LinkedIn, devote some attention to understanding the rules, described below. The penalties associated with breaking them can negatively impact your visibility and ability to use LinkedIn successfully.

5 Tips for Connecting With Strangers on LinkedIn

Andrea Smith | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Andrea Smith

While LinkedIn is an amazing networking and job hunting tool, there is an etiquette to connecting with people you don't already have a relationship with. Here are some important guidelines to remember when reaching out on LinkedIn.

Are People Really Getting Business From LinkedIn?

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

Are Linkedin users actually developing new paid business from their efforts on the site -- and specifically, how are they doing it? Well, that would be the 64-dollar question, would it not? The short answer is yes.

Broadli Makes Your Network Work

Pamela Ryckman | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Pamela Ryckman

As social creatures, we connect, explore and shop based on the recommendations of people we trust. But when we broadcast suggestions or requests on social media, there's no guarantee that valued sources or experts will see them and respond.

Shoot for the One Good Thing on LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

There is no LinkedIn strategy more powerful than your resolve. Ya gotta bring laser-focus and enthusiasm to each session, regardless of how much time you spend in front of your screen. If you allow yourself to get sidetracked, your vision of the outcome blurs.

The 5 Best LinkedIn Next-Level Strategies

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.27.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

Each of these next-level strategies is engineered to get you unstuck and on-track. As you execute them, you will intuit other strategies that you can immediately apply, unearth new business opportunities, and begin cementing powerful new relationships.

Making Connections

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

New connections are the life blood of your career that can open up new worlds of opportunity to you. If you're someone who struggles with making time for this activity, I want to share two key principles with you and then a few tips.

On LinkedIn, It's Your Message That Matters

JD Gershbein | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

Nowadays, this page is your first point of access in the business world. Take a look at yours and ask yourself: am I making a favorable impression? Would I want to engage with me?

The Art of Landing Your Dream Job on LinkedIn

Erika Sales | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Erika Sales

Staring at your dream job posted online and wondering how you can get your resume into the right hands? Look no more. The six steps every LinkedIn user should follow to navigate their way to success.

Should Our Children Be on LinkedIn?

Kim Garst | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media
Kim Garst

I am all for using social media to enhance our children's lives and I love the idea of establishing relationships with colleges early. I am just not convinced this is the right vehicle to do it.

Positive Impact, Positive Returns – Tips for the Impact Investment Job Search

Danielle Ginach | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Danielle Ginach

Last summer's communications associate at Acumen, Emma Vaughn, kindly offered MBA students and job seekers "7 Tips to Landing a Job in Impact Investin...

The LinkedIn Dilemma

Rob Leathern | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business
Rob Leathern

LinkedIn is a powerful tool for sales and business development. It's also a great way to follow companies and get great content and viewpoints. But I don't want recruiters to call my employees.

The Sanctity of LinkedIn Contacts

Sam Fiorella | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business
Sam Fiorella

Your contact list is your most valuable asset; build, nurture, and protect it. Before you accept that next connection request blindly, think about what it says about you.

Are You Taking Your LinkedIn Profile Seriously?

John Rampton | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
John Rampton

LinkedIn just improved their search and is making it easier and easier for prospective job applicants to find the jobs they're looking for. Over 5 billion searches were done on the social network last year. Here are the new changes they've made.

No Shortage of Ways to Be Linkedin to Ireland and the Irish Worldwide

John Lee | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media
John Lee

Linkedin is big in Ireland and a vital connection point for entrepreneurs, people with arcane specialities, tech-sector types, ex-pats, Diaspora Irish, people wanting to do business in Ireland, and Irish wanting to do business abroad.

13 Tips to Get That Job in 2013 on LinkedIn

Joanna Popper | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Joanna Popper

6. Do not send job requests in an email with multiple cc's at various companies. Court your contacts. Make them feel special. No one wants to see that you want any old job. We'd like to feel that you want a job from us or with our companies.

3 Ways LinkedIn Can Help You In Your Job Search

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 12.08.2012 | Fifty

LinkedIn is, by far, the most active and successful social media hunting ground for talent utilized by businesses of all sizes. Moreover, third-party ...

10 Things You Should Never Write On Your LinkedIn Profile

Her Campus | Posted 12.04.2012 | College
Her Campus

LinkedIn is a bit of a different story. If a potential employer sees something cringe-worthy on your profile, well, you may have just lost a job opportunity.

Five Things LinkedIn Has Forgotten About People

Liz Ryan | Posted 12.02.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

I love LinkedIn as a tool, and I write incessantly about it, but I get frustrated at its social ineptitude.

Should You Ditch Facebook And Head To A Bar?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.18.2012 | Small Business

Relationships that lead to new business can happen just about anywhere -- even in bars and bathrooms, according to a new survey from Manta. In fact, s...

Increase Your Knowledge Base in 2012

Anne Hill | Posted 03.04.2012 | Business
Anne Hill

It is not important that you know everything, either in life or in business. But it is important to know where to find the answers you need.

Social Media in Sports and Entertainment: Three Mega Trends in 2012

Beverly Macy | Posted 01.29.2012 | Technology
Beverly Macy

The age of mass adoption of social media is upon us. Here's the typical engagement loop: I watch a video or read a post. I grab the link, and I push it out to my network. Times seven billion. In real-time. All day, every day.