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Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account


Is that the main reason why I then went ahead and deleted my LinkedIn profile for good over a week ago? Will I survive as an independent trusted advisor on Social Business & Digital Transformation without having an active LinkedIn profile? You know, you had to have a profile out there all over the place. Silly Silly me. You see?

Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

I just mapped all my LinkedIn connections onto a visual graph through a new web service called InMaps. It just emerged from its analysis. Tweet.

How to Do a LinkedIn Profile Audit

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Audit/Benchmark your LinkedIn Profile. Who’s Viewed Your LinkedIn Profile in last 3 days = 7. LINKEDIN AUDIT NOTES.

LinkedIn Maps: art or science?

Making CommunitySense

LinkedIn is a great resource for exploring professional profiles. One feature that can help you visualize your network is LinkedIn Maps.

10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking

Online Social Networking

share in this article my basic LinkedIn how-tos that may shorten your learning curve and save you time and frustration. Keep at it.

LinkedIn Signal New Twitter Business Search Engine

Online Social Networking

Twitter and LinkedIn partnered last fall enabling you to automatically tweet your LinkedIn status and to post your Twitter tweets on LinkedIn.

Larry Brauner Interviews Career Consultant and Book Author in His LinkedIn Group

Online Social Networking

I launched my own LinkedIn group, Larry Brauner and Friends , as an experiment early last year. The group has since grown to over 800 members.

Table: Facebook Pages vs. Facebook Groups (vs. LinkedIn Groups)


And how they compare to LinkedIn Groups? Are you buffudled by the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? often am. It's the most common question I receive when presenting on social media. Are you often confused about the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? This post helps end the befuddlement. read more.

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Facebook, LinkedIn and Digg Content Sharing Tip

Online Social Networking

Tags: Best Practices Facebook LinkedIn Social Media and Social Networking Sites Twitter content sharing Digg

Instant Business Guide to LinkedIn

The Bumble Bee

I have been amazed at how many people have asked me for a really simple and very short guide to LinkedIN for small businesses and independent consultants. So here it is: Social Networking

Building Community with LinkedIn Groups (and Cutting Down on Self-Promotion)

Managing Communities

Mr. Mitchell recently shared a blog post request for me Twitter: “Special tips for managing LinkedIn Groups to build real community vs. self-promotion.&# In May, at WordCamp Raleigh, I ran into Ray Mitchell, a Winston Salem, North Carolina-based web designer, who I had met previously. SixFour Web Design is his company.

What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In contrast, a Twitter share is only worth $0.43, and a LinkedIn share is worth $0.90. What is the value of a Facebook Like? From TechCrunch.

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Recruiting on Social Media is more than LinkedIn

Ant's Eyeview Blog

After all, more than 50% of employed Americans are open to new job opportunities but not actively seeking.  A comprehensive InformationWeek article points out that you can reach these passive job hunters with very targeted LinkedIn and Facebook ads.  LinkedIn is the end all and be all for recruiting, right? Where do you begin?

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LinkedIn | Discussion:Online collaboration tools or social networks what’s the difference? How can they improve communication in our immediate surroundings?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to Content Search Home What is LinkedIn? Join Today Sign In Language Sign In to LinkedIn Please enter your email address and password. Copyright © 2009 LinkedIn Corporation. Make sure you have cookies and Javascript enabled in your browser before signing in. All rights reserved.

LinkedIn Edges Out Apple in Forbes Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Portals and KM

According to the Forbes list of Fast Tech 25 : their annual list of growth kings, the current champion is LinkedIn. would likely have untold richness if I still had that stock. I was always a reluctant participant in LinkedIn. Its revenue rose 115% over the last 12 months and is accelerating.    

LinkedIn (and Facebook and Twitter): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

These days it seems everyone is talking about Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn. Being a teacher at heart, though, I can’t help but want to explain the differences between all these places - LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter.  Today, let’s start with LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn is all business. That link is here.

Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

LinkedIn for Business (Afternoon Course). This is a very intensive course on the world’s largest professional social network, LinkedIn

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Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter. You can now tweet your LinkedIn status to your Twitter followers and automatically post your tweets to your LinkedIn status. It is easy to see that this Twitter-LinkedIn partnership has many practical implications. Hopefully Ning will take notice and react!

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

Neither Twitter , Facebook nor LinkedIn are pure social bookmarking sites, as they weren’t created explicitly for social bookmarking.

Can You Back Up Facebook Relationships?

Online Social Networking

Just as an example, we might start groups on LinkedIn and invite fellow Facebook group members to join these groups. You get the idea.

Twitter (and Facebook and LinkedIn): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

In yesterday’s post, I tackled LinkedIn. If, as I noted yesterday, LinkedIn is like a Chamber of Commerce mixer, Twitter is like an outrageous party - picture the Party at the End of the Universe. Unlike LinkedIn, there are no unspoken rules about “business” vs. “not business” because it’s a HUGE party! Twitter. Brevity.

Where Your Web Strategy Ought to Begin

Online Social Networking

Social networking sites , such as Facebook and LinkedIn , are very useful and will likely figure in your online plans. Your social media and web strategy necessarily starts from your website, the one place on the the web that you own and control. Your website doesn’t need to be intricate. tend to prefer simple websites.

Human Capital Flows in Australian Banking - Courtesy of Linkedin

Governance in a Networked World

One of the lesser known features of Linkedin is the company insights feature that identifies where a company’s current staff have been employed in the past (just search for a company and then select ‘Insights’ to see where employees have come from). So what insights can we gain from this type of visual market? Not as much going the other way.

Use LinkedIn to make your work easier

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've been using LinkedIn as a passive repository of my face-to-face network. I've been wondering whether I should/could use LinkedIn in more ways. Friends told me that they find/receive CVs of interesting candidates through LinkedIn. We found a great one, but it would have been a nice experiment to try and use LinkedIn.

Building Online Community Through Email Noodges


LinkedIn's Groups have done a nice job in this regard. Community community management E-mail facebook LinkedIn CommunicationsBy Andrew Cohen, Managing Director, Forum One. Email is the annoying little brother of online communities: pesky, poking, insistent. Yet email is the most effective way to noodge people to participate. Email?

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and the Ning family of social networking sites are the most popular social networks with wide business appeal. LinkedIn. Facebook. Twitter. Not I.

Facebook or Linkedin? Where do I put my work stuff?

Governance in a Networked World

To date I have been comfortable splitting my home and work life between Facebook and Linkedin. Facebook is disrupting the order I had between my work and home, which may not return until Facebook kills off Linkedin? Just finished reading a book on "The Facebook Effect". like reading the latest modern history books. What do you think

3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Here are several cases in point that affect social media and web marketing practice, especially for small business. Good-Bye Facebook Open Networking.

Facebook (and Twitter and LinkedIn): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

In prior posts you will find similar information about LinkedIn and Twitter. LinkedIn - the perpetual Chamber of Commerce mixer.

LinkedIn: Answers: How is knowledge sharing carried out between communities of practice? Have you experienced learning from members of other communities of practice?


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Twitter, Blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook Top Growing Social Media Marketing

Portals and KM

The Media Buyer Planner reported that the study found that Twitter, blogs, LinkedIn and Facebook - in that order - are the top four social media tools used by marketers. Here is another study on the growing use of social media in marketing. See below for links to other studies. It is nice to see blogs up there.

LinkedIn: SlideShare Presentations


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Social CRM with Google contacts and Rainmaker

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social CRM mixes up business information with personal tweets, LinkedIn and Facebook status updates. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn networks.

plaxo vs facebook vs linkedin - social network showdown

Engineers without Fears

LinkedIn has 24 million members (according to LinkedIn). If anything, LinkedIn is not messy enough. LinkedIn is the kind of social networking tool you could introduce to your mother (after your rebellious phase of wearing a leather jacket and hanging out with MySpace ). But no one would make LinkedIn their intranet.

Introducing the All-New In-Your-Facebook

Online Social Networking

LinkedIn , niche Ning networks and Twitter are all viable business networking alternatives to Facebook. Introducing the new In-Your-Facebook.

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. Most exciting to me right now is how we're going to be able to help groups of LinkedIn users work together. the need sticking to your vision with 2. This is one of the reasons that Visions have ethical overtones. But if I have to pick one, it's Facebook.

How Amplify, and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

Can social aggregation websites make life online easier? These are my current favorites: Amplify - A social bookmarking site. Sharing is Caring!

How You Too Can Bookmark with the Info Elite at the Business Exchange Site

Online Social Networking

Here are 12 easy ways that you can benefit from the Business Exchange site: When you join, choose the option to link your Business Exchange and LinkedIn profiles. Your LinkedIn information will automatically be filled in on your Business Exchange profile page, and you will be able to easily send invitations to your LinkedIn connections.

8 Social Media Basics for 2010

Online Social Networking

By social networking sites , I mean sites that exist primarily for networking rather than content sharing.The principal social networking sites for business are LinkedIn , Facebook and Twitter. I’ve bookmarked and skimmed a dozen or more articles that project the path of social media in 2010. Did you enjoy this article?

My Top 10+ Blog Traffic Sources

Online Social Networking

LinkedIn - While well connected on LinkedIn, I’m not using it much at present. Most of my LinkedIn traffic is coming as a result of the Twitter LinkedIn integration. In 8 Simple Ways to Penetrate Social Media Clutter , I recommended  that you leverage multiple traffic sources. Also, I heard a rumor that Yahoo!