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RIP LinkedIn Signal

Posted by on July 23, 2013 at 12:51 pm

                                                                                              Like so many other features that I’ve enjoyed [...]

Marketing That Makes You Money!

Posted by on July 9, 2013 at 10:08 am

  MARKETING THAT MAKES YOU MONEY! I realize it’s not your typical title for a blog post, but after having read David Newman’s book, Do It! Marketing, I’m thoroughly convinced that if you follow a number of the 77 instant-action ideas that David provides that you will see clear benefits to your business and make [...]

Let’s Stop The Gaming of LinkedIn- Keyword/Job Title Abuse Run Amuck

Posted by on April 2, 2013 at 11:29 am

It’s been a year or so since I published an original blog post on the keyword and job title abuse on LinkedIn, but nothing has changed. In fact, it appears to be getting worse and LinkedIn has failed to do anything about it.  When will LinkedIn wake up and stop people from gaming the system [...]

Personal Branding: A Critical Key For Success In The Social Media Era

Posted by on March 12, 2013 at 10:43 am

Whether you like it or not, we are not only in the Social Media Era, but the era of temp or contract work. Whereas this previously had negative connotations, as a recent Fast Company article pointed out, temp is no longer a four-letter word. Unlike years ago when joining a firm meant many years of [...]

How To Get Rid Of Those Unwanted Endorsements On LinkedIn

Posted by on September 30, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Over the past couple of days, I have received a number of emails and phone calls concerning the LinkedIn endorsements feature. While I think it’s a great addition, as indicated in my recent blog post, Six Tips For Using LinkedIn Endorsements, there are some inherent problems with it that a user might need to address. [...]

Six Tips For Using LinkedIn Endorsements

Posted by on September 28, 2012 at 8:05 pm

Want to further enhance your “Social Proof” and online credibility? Want to have your achievements and accomplishments validated by others and not being simply viewed as just something which you’re boasting about? LinkedIn now makes it a lot easier. LinkedIn Endorsements As a LinkedIn user, you’re probably well aware of the many changes which LinkedIn [...]

83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Reportedly Fake- How Many Fake Likes Does That Translate Into?

Posted by on August 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm

BUY Facebook LIKES. BUY Twitter FOLLOWERS.  How many have seen the rapid proliferation in services selling them? As reported today in Mashable,  some 83 million out of Facebook‘s 955 million monthly user accounts are bogus.  This was revealed in a recent 10-Q filing by Facebook, so it is a matter of public record. The 8.7% [...]

5 Quick LinkedIn Tips To Help You Out This Week

Posted by on July 29, 2012 at 1:39 pm

As a frequent speaker on the use of LinkedIn, as well as other Social Media tools for the job search, I try to focus on what I feel are the most relevant ways to use LinkedIn. In hearing hiring managers and recruiters from numerous Fortune 100, as well as other companies, it is apparent, beyond [...]

LinkedIn-Let’s Cut The Crap And Clean-Up The Keyword Abuse!

Posted by on March 9, 2012 at 5:00 pm

I love LinkedIn and have been an avid user of it for 6 years. I have greatly valued it as a useful tool, but I’m now becoming extremely alarmed at the total disregard which some users have for it and how they’re abusing it. This is quite evident by those who are now gaming the [...]