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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. And I am sure at this point in time you may be wondering why, right?

10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking

Online Social Networking

I share in this article my basic LinkedIn how-tos that may shorten your learning curve and save you time and frustration. Here are ten tips for maximizing your LinkedIn social networking success: Your LinkedIn profile is your resume.

Accepting Friends on Facebook vs. LinkedIn Social Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

However, by contrasting Facebook and LinkedIn, I hope to present and clarify a few of the issues. Accepting Friends on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social website intended exclusively for business networking. My LinkedIn email is in my LinkedIn profile.

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

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

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.

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). While patents may protect old and existing ideas, more often it is the value of the ‘next idea’ that drives much of the headhunting activities undertaken by the recruitment industry. You may note that their ‘acquisitions’ in BT and St.

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! Same with Twitter - if you meet someone by their 140 character posts, you may then send an email and get into conversation.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

Joitske Hulsebosch

You may also use Evernote to store your resources, but I prefer diigo because its default is public. 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? (photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money.

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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?

VisiblePath Is A Lot Like LinkedIn, Except It’s Useful

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But we all know what sucks about LinkedIn. My LinkedIn contact list is littered with people that I don’t know and that I accepted as contacts simply to avoid turning them, whoever they are, into enemies. Silicon Valley-based VisiblePath is a lot like LinkedIn, but it automatically determines who your real network is, and how strong each individual relationship is, based on your emails and calendar items that involve them. He concludes that LinkedIn is useless.

Zude May Be A Better Netvibes

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

They have set May 1st as the public launch date. ZCubes to Launch Firefox Plugin Ipernity Launches Blog Site with Cool Media Upload Tools Zoho Notebook to Launch Tonight Stixy to Launch Whiteboard Collaboration Tools 35 Responses to “Zude May Be A Better Netvibes&# Pages: [1] 2 » Show All 1 John Says: April 18th, 2007 at 4:47 pm I have to say that this looks like the easiest way in the world to “borrow&# content from anywhere.

Interview about the birth and growth of the HR community

Joitske Hulsebosch

I interviewed Remco Mostertman, the initiator of a large HR community mainly on LinkedIn (Remco is on the right). At first I just started with a LinkedIn group. I accidentally running up to LinkedIn, I was receiving all kind of annoying reminders and wanted to get rid of those.

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Elsua

So in case you may have missed it and if you are keen on reading further along how it all started and what kind of impact it has had so far in yours truly, that article would still be a really good start on this particular topic. .

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Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Elsua

You may say they may well be a bit too late into the market, but then again no-one ever said that when Google first introduced Google Search over 15 years ago. you may also want to follow IBM Watson Workspace ’s Twitter ID.

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Creative Facilitation – the Book!

Viv Mcwaters

There may be some obscure logic in the format, but don’t take it too seriously. Share this on LinkedIn. Exactly two years ago, I spent six weeks with my ankle in plaster after an operation. With nothing better to do, I wrote a book.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

So, you – and lots of other people – may follow Britney and Oprah, but well, how do I put this gently – Oprah and Britney aren’t following you back. The company I didn’t talk at all about in this post is LinkedIn. I agree that LinkedIn is a dark horse.

Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

That may or may not mean LinkedIn or Google Plus. Just because you’ve got a Facebook Page and Twitter Account doesn’t mean anyone is interested in what you have to say. Or your content is interesting but you feel you aren’t positioning it correctly.

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Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Network analysis you identify a network, a friends network, a LinkedIn group or a community of practice, or in the course a dolphins network. You may do this in 1-2 hours. With one click you can map your LinkedIn network (except if your network is too small or too large.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

There may well be a time where I’ll write about them, specially, in the mobility scenario when both my iPhone and iPad Air have become my not so new anymore workplace. . LinkedIn: Pretty much the very same thing as what I mentioned for Facebook above.

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Facilitating the transition from online to face-to-face conversations and vice versa

Joitske Hulsebosch

I decided to ask for some more experiences with facilitating these transitions, on Twitter (thanks Anjet van Lingen and Ben Ziegler ), and in the Linkedin groups of the LOSmakers and Virtual Facilitation where I also got very useful contributions.

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Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A Facebook personal profile and a LinkedIn or Twitter account is assumed. Those who do not yet have any social media profiles online may struggle as this course is fast paced. Please note: I will be in Europe from next week for the month of May and then in Asia for most of June, so after Friday 4th May, please contact Cheryll via email pa@laurelpapworth.com. Understanding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn optimisation. Available Dates: May – not available.

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Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

whereas in a meeting people may feel they have to respond politely. Employees may agree at conferences, but hold their own informal opinions which may not be expressed. This can be either via an online platform or use of each other contacts on LinkedIn.

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Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Elsua

Or so I thought, because trying to update my own blogroll has been quite a daunting task, not necessarily because of the quantity, but more because of the lack of quality, or, better said, lack of critical thinking, if I may say that.

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Coping with so many flavors of CoP

Learning Alliances

I have been impressed with recent conversations about communities of practice in LinkedIn , for example. In his keynote talk at the Networked Learning Conference in Aalborg last May, Etienne Wenger suggested that whether you use the term or not depends on what you want to do.)

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There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

Elsua

Vast majority of practitioners don’t really care what features a social networking tool may well have or not, if the community is there. But I think I may know why that’s happening, because I am starting to see it at work as well.

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn.

2012 108

Ning Social Network Ruffles Some Feathers

Online Social Networking

In an update on Ning Creators , Mr. Rosenthal wrote that Ning will cater to users of its premium services who “represent over 75% of our traffic,&# and that he would announce the details of the changes on May 4. Let’s all wait until after May 4 to decide upon a course of action.

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Elsua

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. And if you look into recent examples of wrong-doings by Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn that we have seen all over the place we may be starting to think that we are all in big trouble.

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Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Elsua

But I’m now wondering whether we may all have an opportunity to up the game for Google Plus and try to prove what’s really made of. I’m lucky if I get 1 to 3 to 5 updates per day, depending on the context of what I may be doing.

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Social learning circle- new ways of learning at a conference

Joitske Hulsebosch

I wanted to connect online (via a Linkedin group) but it was not a smooth and rapid process. So social learning may look different in different departments of one same organization.

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

LinkedIn is blocked because someone mentioned someone once found a job on this online community. The impetus may not have arisen out of the social network (it probably came from the marketing department) but it’s thrown open to the online community.

Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Elsua

Like I said, I don’t think it’s down to fear, but more towards that reluctance of wanting to dive in thinking that you may be doing something wrong according to what someone may have established in the past, like best practices for social media.

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Hierarchies were a solution to a communications problem

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

LinkedIn. Hierarchies may technically be networks, but they are merely simple branching ones. While a certain amount of hierarchy may be necessary to get specific project work done, networks function best when each node can choose with whom and when it connects.

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