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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?

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.

18 Articles Help You Master LinkedIn Strategy and Technique

Online Social Networking

By maintaining a business focus, LinkedIn’s growth could persist unhampered by that of its social networking counterpart.

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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. Sharing is Caring!

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

How much is a shared link on Facebook worth? shares a link to an event with their Facebook friends it results in $2.52 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?

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. Its shares are up 144% since its IPO a year ago. would likely have untold richness if I still had that stock. I was always a reluctant participant in LinkedIn.  I have always been a fan of Apple products.

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The answer is elusive and yet critical for us to understand the processes that lead from connecting to sharing and finally to collaborating.

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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. Sharing is Caring!

Sharing information

Viv Mcwaters

Here’s some ways to share information ( you can find descriptions here ). What ways have you shared information with large groups?

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.

The future of online sharing is mobile, appified and people-centred

Social Reporter

There’s a lot of links to earlier posts on this site about knowledge sharing and the Social App Store idea. Earlier today I went to an excellent seminar on the Business of Collaboration , about online systems and support for knowledge sharing and collaboration. More here about Knowledge Hub development.

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Sharing and buying, what’s our currency?

Bas Rues

Discussions about new currencies in this age of sharing are not new. Protecting the knowledge is not needed when you want it to be shared.

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Giving Opinion and Sharing Experience

Chris Collison

We usually ask “Can I share my experience with you?”. Sharing experience isn’t transactional – it’s a conversation.

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. Sharing is Caring!

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


communities_of_practice knowledgesharing km4dev

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Gallup has tracked this too and found that “customers who are fully engaged represent an average 23% premium in share of wallet, profitability, revenue, and relationship growth than the average customer. Third-order engagement is the cutting edge of business strategy. When you get it right though, it can make a huge difference.

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. Sharing is Caring! Use the handy SHARE widget. Your social media and web strategy necessarily starts from your website, the one place on the the web that you own and control. tend to prefer simple websites.

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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.

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?

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

Governance in a Networked World

What is apparent, other than how young the CEOs are, is that these leaders were all driven by a sharing principle first and money second (or even lower). The holy grail is the single ubiquitous platform for sharing, be it for social or business purposes. Just finished reading a book on "The Facebook Effect". story of ebay, google, etc.

3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

look forward to growing and sharing with you in the years to come. Sharing is Caring! Use the handy SHARE widget.

Sharing the love

Viv Mcwaters

Sharing the love is a post from: Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Looking forward to this Creative Performance Exchange Meetup: reflections of a roving facilitator , on May 3. And this, In the Minds of Entrepeneurs; The Playful Entrepeneurs on May 10. Would love to see you there.

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

Hildy Gottlieb

In prior posts you will find similar information about LinkedIn and Twitter. you can actually feel comfortable sharing what you’re doing!

8 Social Media Basics for 2010

Online Social Networking

High-Quality Relevant Content - Producing and sharing articles , videos , podcasts , pictures , conference calls and talk shows. Blogging - Also in Website vs. Web Presence , Darren Rouse, author of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog , shares in a video his blog-centric approach to social media marketing , an approach to which I subscribe.

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.

Introducing the All-New In-Your-Facebook

Online Social Networking

LinkedIn , niche Ning networks and Twitter are all viable business networking alternatives to Facebook. Sharing is Caring!

How Amplify, and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

Your Posterous posts are shared on a variety of pre-specified social websites. Sharing is Caring! Did you enjoy this article?

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. We may not share the entire vision with our customers, but the spirit of that vision is part of all the products we produce. Most exciting to me right now is how we're going to be able to help groups of LinkedIn users work together. Facebook's great.

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

Online Social Networking

traced the visit back to Business Exchange , Bloomberg Business Week’s social bookmarking site “that helps professionals discover and organize information from across the Web… a great way to share content and find the most relevant news on business topics.&#. checked off the box for LinkedIn but not for Twitter.

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. Sharing is Caring! In 8 Simple Ways to Penetrate Social Media Clutter , I recommended  that you leverage multiple traffic sources.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

LinkedIn - for groups Everyone knows LinkedIn. However, as facilitator, you should also know how LinkedIn groups work and how you can facilitate conversations in groups. Are you already an administrator of one or several LinkedIn groups? Please share it below! short description below. One alternative is

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Networking for Introverts: A Starter List of Tips & Techniques

Partnering Resources

shared my belief that we need to network differently, particularly those of us who are introverts. Endorse someone’s skills on LinkedIn.

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Knowledge Sharing Behaviours 2.0

Chris Collison

I’m currently working with the Henley KM Forum on a project which is exploring how the rise of social media have changed knowledge-sharing competencies and behaviours – and how we can help people to understand and embrace this. Meanwhile, to give you a flavour, here are a couple of posts from yesterday: 3 comments.