Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account

Elsua

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? Lots of questions looking for an answer, I suppose, but, for now, what I do know is that deleting my LinkedIn identity was an educated and informed personal choice.

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. After connecting InMaps with my LinkedIn account, it clustered all my connections into eight clumps that you can see in the image to the right.

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How to Do a LinkedIn Profile Audit

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Audit/Benchmark your LinkedIn Profile. This is a video on how to do a preliminary AUDIT for your personal LinkedIn Profile AUDIT (fill in). Who’s Viewed Your LinkedIn Profile in last 3 days = 7. Your Rank for LinkedIn Profile Views in 30 days = 3 views down 3%.

Instant guide to LinkedIn

The Bumble Bee

Previously Nadia Thompson had put together a short guide to LinkedIn for small businesses and independent consultants which has been very popular and we thought it would be useful to re-publish it here.

18 Articles Help You Master LinkedIn Strategy and Technique

Online Social Networking

The successful LinkedIn IPO last week seems to indicate that investors expect business networking and content curation giant LinkedIn to grow within its niche despite increasing Facebook domination of the social web. LinkedIn Strategy and Technique. LinkedIn Beginner Tips.

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

Influence

And how they compare to LinkedIn Groups? Are you buffudled by the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? I 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. Influence Social Media

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

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. We’ve explored a wide range of subjects and have hopefully demonstrated the feasibility of using a LinkedIn group for personal branding.

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. Thank you for the [.]. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community Managing the Community Promoting Your Community

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. LinkedIn Signal Beta. Uses for LinkedIn Signal.

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. I was always a reluctant participant in LinkedIn. Its revenue rose 115% over the last 12 months and is accelerating. Its shares are up 144% since its IPO a year ago. Apple came in second, which they noted was a significant feat for a company of its size.  I have always been a fan of Apple products.

Facebook, LinkedIn and Digg Content Sharing Tip

Online Social Networking

When you share content on Facebook , LinkedIn or Digg , the site looks for thumbnail pictures it can show with your link and suggests one to you. I’ve noticed people accepting whatever thumbnail Facebook, LinkedIn or Digg suggests.

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

Ant's Eyeview Blog

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? Not quite, according to a survey by Bullhorn Reach that found 21% of recruiters use a combination of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. While other networks are used to some extent, LinkedIn is the number one network for companies to recruit new employees.

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. Monetization Money Online Communities revenue social media social networks statistics dollar Facebook LinkedIn online community social network Twitter value worthWhat is the value of a Facebook Like?

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. Use of this site is subject to express terms of use , which prohibit commercial use of this site. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by these terms.

Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you are in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane I am teaching some one day hands on courses on social media campaigns, Facebook and Twitter, also 1/2 day courses on LinkedIn or Google Plus. LinkedIn for Business (Afternoon Course).

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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. When I first started to dive into all three of these social networks, I posed the question on LinkedIn: What’s the difference between them all?

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

Let me append Facebook and LinkedIn to that list, which already includes Twitter, since Facebook-page and LinkedIn updates are much like Twitter tweets in that you can explain your links, and your bookmarks are indexed by and available through search engines.

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. Facebook LinkedIn Networking and Marketing Strategy Ning Sites Social Media and Social Networking Sites Facebook Groups Ning Ning social network

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). We used the Linkedin Company insights feature to mine the people flows around these four major banks.

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! Yesterday, I began looking at the three big social networking sites, to help readers understand what the difference is between them.

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. A new teacher at the Masters was found through LinkedIn contacts. We found a great one, but it would have been a nice experiment to try and use LinkedIn. Commoncraft has made a video about LinkedIn.

Building Online Community Through Email Noodges

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

LinkedIn's Groups have done a nice job in this regard. As you can see by the following figure, users can set their preferences for each group as to the type and frequency of their notifications: On LinkedIn, the user can decide to receive the content digest daily or weekly as well as opt into ad hoc, custom messaging from the community manager, which I describe next. Community community management E-mail facebook LinkedIn Communications

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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". I like reading the latest modern history books. story of ebay, google, etc. it read just like history but is less than 10 years old!

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. Best Practices Case Studies Facebook LinkedIn Networking and Marketing Strategy Promoting Yourself Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Marketing Website Traffic Widgets WordPress Books Gevril Group social networking websites web presence 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. However, I’m not as confident in the future of Twitter as I am in the future of Facebook or LinkedIn. LinkedIn. The rapid growth of Facebook and Twitter has created lots of excitement.

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.

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. Based on my research, these are my top 10 takeaways from the new Twitter-LinkedIn hookup: Microblogging has gone mainstream. As a result, LinkedIn can be more competitive.

3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

You can still share via broadcast any of your Ning content, like blog posts or pictures, with all your Ning friends, a feature not found on the Facebook or LinkedIn social networks.

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

Hildy Gottlieb

In prior posts you will find similar information about LinkedIn and Twitter. In the prior posts in this series, I likened LinkedIn to a Chamber of Commerce mixer - a place that is intended for networking that is all business. LinkedIn - the perpetual Chamber of Commerce mixer.

LinkedIn: SlideShare Presentations

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

communities_of_practice technologystewardship Digital_Habitats

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 ). As I once got a job via LinkedIn, I can't really complain but there is so much missing from here - e.g. some network visualisation stuff would be cool. sns linkedin facebook plaxo

Social Media for Schools #NBN October 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

social media Australia courses Education Facebook LinkedIn schools Sydney teachers Training Twitter webinar workshops

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. LinkedIn has traditionally been the professional network of choice, and has experienced a surge in use and attention in recent months because of the increase in job-seeking activity.Allen is one of the co-founders of LinkedIn , where he manages the Content and Communities division, covering LinkedIn's Groups, Events, Answers, Communication and Network Updates products.

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? Well I think that as a trainer / facilitator you should have the experience of working with at least one online platform with more options then Yammer, a LinkedIn group or a Google Community.

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How Amplify, Ping.fm and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

For example, I often want to share a link, an idea or content on all of the most popular social networking sites ( Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning sites, such as Beyond Business Coaching and inSocialMedia ). Can social aggregation websites make life online easier?

Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When monitoring social media, don’t forget to monitor social media platforms (changes at Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc) as well as stuff specific to YOUR industry. LinkedIn Blog [link] Or [link].

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Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

The Bumble Bee

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. I figured this would be pretty easy - a thing that most people would want to do! Not so - despite the abundance of great social media tools I found it surprisingly difficult to find one which met all my requirements. Social Networking

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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. Integrate with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. s Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn networks. Rainmaker also automates Twitter and LinkedIn connections. What is Social CRM?

LinkedIn is not a social network (and even if it was it's useless)

Engineers without Fears

TD's argument against LinkedIn seems a bit contrived. LinkedIn is not a social network and ii. But LinkedIn has been a reciprocal experience for me. I tend not to accept links from people I don't know but my experience asking a question on LinkedIn about Green IT a few weeks ago was very powerful. His point seems to be that: i. it's not about business networking either.