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Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account


Back in the day, when I was just getting started with my early days around social computing evangelism, I must confess that I used to think that people who didn’t have a social profile in all of the major social networking tools out there just didn’t get it. Let people figure out what they would want to do. Silly me. And make it count.

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.

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. Keep at it.

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.

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.

IT Talent: Technology Leaders with People Problems

Partnering Resources

Similarly, some leaders are never going to be great at managing people. But they’re never going to be great swimmers. So what do we do? Adapt.

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Action storming for tackling difficult people

Viv Mcwaters

The question comes up sooner or later: “How do you deal with difficult people?” Share this on LinkedIn. Tweet This!

Three Networking Types: People You’ll Meet while Searching For Your Next Job

Partnering Resources

At Partnering Resources, we prefer to talk about networking as an ongoing activity, not just as something people do when they need a new job.

2013 50

Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!


Did your use of Twitter, for instance, change much from back then (or Facebook, LinkedIn, for that matter)? They have never been enough.

2016 11

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.

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. Social networking makes the process of reaching out through your employee networks easy, where previously an employee may have emailed or phoned just one or two people to look for referrals.

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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? for Eventbrite.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One


Yes, indeed, in short, I am spending now more time blogging than in the usual social networking sites, the so-called message boards. Never will.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it. Windows?

Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Computer access is restricted to 12 people so places are limited in this course. 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. Some people are on one, but not others. 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. ShareThis.

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

Social Reporter

I first posted this on , where John popham and I are blogging for Big Lottery Fund about development of People Powered Change. I wanted to find whether experience in the private and public sector could be useful in development of People Powered Change as a knowledge-sharing space. That should now be reversed.

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Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. Engage.

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.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

We’re also talking about a group of people with the collective power to shape public perception. Committing to Tweet Think about it.

Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wikipedia’s most active 1,000 people — 0.003% of its users — contribute about two-thirds of the site’s edits. We see here that small groups of people often turn out to be the main value creators of social communities. For more reasons why people become active participants in social online communities and the key to Web 2.0’s

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). For a start people flows are the closest we can get to identifying critical knowledge flows.

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

Hildy Gottlieb

The reason for these posts is simple: I am not a techie, and as I began getting into the arena of social networking, I found that all the information about “how to&# and “why to&# was written by people who love technology. In yesterday’s post, I tackled LinkedIn. People are on Twitter for any and every reason.

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

It requires a fundamental rethink of the organization – and how its processes for creating value can be opened up to people outside the organization. Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. They didn’t do it by tweaking. No question.

Use LinkedIn to make your work easier

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've been using LinkedIn as a passive repository of my face-to-face network. Occasionally, people find out we have a common acquaintance and that's fun to know. 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.

Building Online Community Through Email Noodges


Yet email is the most effective way to noodge people to participate. When planned and well-written, emails are effective at gently nudging people back to your community. LinkedIn's Groups have done a nice job in this regard. Just as in the offline world, people are more likely to do something when personally invited.

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. While 'friends' was the genesis of Facebook, Facebook is now referring to nodes in their social graph as 'objects' to accommodate non-people things like TV shows, Books, Companies etc. Just finished reading a book on "The Facebook Effect".

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. Some people believe that Twitter is merely a fad.

Bringing People Together to Create Change – Podcast

Hildy Gottlieb

Individual organizations begin reaching out to others doing similar work. They hold summits and host ongoing discussions. They create plans.

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. For people just beginning, the median weekly time commitment is two hours per week. 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. Twitter is the de facto king (queen?)

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.

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 workshopsFacebook or elsewhere).

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. I think people frequently say "Vision" when they mean "the product I'm building." Q: What excites you most about LinkedIn today? A: I feel like with each major increment in the size of the network, the set of opportunities changes for LinkedIn.

It’s all about the numbers – of people

Viv Mcwaters

When designing any group event I like to know the numbers – how many people? I’ve had this rule of thumb, based purely on experience, about selecting activities for a group based on the number of people in that group. Less than 5 people : it’s hard, but not impossible, to do group activities. Numbers matter.

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? Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? More tools?

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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! Social Networking

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. social networks

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. The people you interact with on a regular basis are your first degree contacts. Esther Dyson is also an investor.