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? 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.

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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%.

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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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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. If you have an idea or advice you find helpful, please share it with us in a comment. overall) reach, increase your number of LinkedIn connections.

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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. My LinkedIn Map – Overview. To give you an idea of what LinkedIn Maps is about in practice, here are some of my own maps.

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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. Sharing is Caring! Please use the SHARE widget.

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. I was always a reluctant participant in LinkedIn. Its revenue rose 115% over the last 12 months and is accelerating. 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.

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 In contrast, a Twitter share is only worth $0.43, and a LinkedIn share is worth $0.90. Facebook Share $14. per shared link.

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Pages Home About Gautam Indian HR Blogs Indian Social Media Strategists Linkbar Articles Media Mentions Thoughts Quora Facebook Twitter HR Community Welcome Follow @GautamGhosh May 19, 2011 Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating Tweet What causes people to connect with each other?

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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. Four tips on the American Express OPEN Forum: Start cultivating your employer personality early, know your audience and where they are, be creative with your message, and be open to sharing information back to potential recruits. LinkedIn is the end all and be all for recruiting, right?

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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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. 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.

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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. Sharing is all good they would say, but about personal stuff rather than professional. Why share all your knowledge about foreign markets, while you’ve spent all your working life to build it up?

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How I share online

Joitske Hulsebosch

The subject is online sharing of knowledge and experiences. " We all talk about online knowledge sharing, but who is really practising it? If you are Dutch and want to join you can find the invitation in our LinkedIn group. Continue to share about the practice.

Giving Opinion and Sharing Experience

Chris Collison

…a meeting or workshop where people are invited from other organisations and groups to share their experience, insights and knowledge with a team who have requested some help early on in a piece of work. We usually ask “Can I share my experience with you?”.

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. Please pitch in and share your own observations - anything that will help folks see the value in all these various social networking tools. Today, let’s start with LinkedIn. LinkedIn. LinkedIn is all business.

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? Sharing information is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

My broad definition of social bookmarking sites is this: Social bookmarking sites are websites that people use to save, categorize, share and search bookmarks, i.e., links and descriptive data, that refer to resources, such as web pages and other types of web media. Sharing is Caring!

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. I would like to hear them, and I’ll share mine. Sharing is Caring! Use the handy SHARE widget.

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. Imagine what might happen if you reinvented yours… Share Tweet affiliate marketing , Amazon , AppExchange , CDNOW , CRM , eBay , Facebook , Gallup , Groundwire , network marketing , Salesforce , Social Venture Partners , Twitter Share this post!

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! If you want to talk about business, you will find folks who share your interest.

Building Online Community Through Email Noodges


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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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. 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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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. 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?

Sharing the love

Viv Mcwaters

Sharing the love is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. 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. Email this to a friend? Tweet This! Related posts: Meetings or Meetups? After September 11 in 2001 in New York strangers started.

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. Most members use their actual names, provide factual information about themselves, and share interesting pictures, videos, and other content. LinkedIn.

3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Consequently, we must regard Facebook as a closed networking site going forward, despite the Facebook Freedom to Share and Connect principle, and find approaches to building our Facebook networks that don’t raise red flags. Sharing is Caring! Use the handy SHARE widget.

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.

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. you can actually feel comfortable sharing what you’re doing!

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. Please share it below!

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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. We’ve set up a LinkedIn Group entitled Knowledge Sharing 2.0 You know – the kind of knowledge-sharing activities that we’ll tell our kids about one day, and they’ll laugh at us.

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 ). Sharing is Caring!

How to Network From Your Desk (For Introverts and Busy People)

Partnering Resources

Share Content. Share a link, article, or report that you think will interest a specific person. Whenever I see something that might interest them, I share it. Endorse someone’s skills on LinkedIn. Share Your Interests.

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Networking for Introverts: A Starter List of Tips & Techniques

Partnering Resources

I shared my belief that we need to network differently, particularly those of us who are introverts. Share a link, article, or report that you think will interest a specific person. Whenever I see something that might interest them, I share it. Introvert v. Extrovert.

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The Waves of Enterprise Social Networking at eBay (Ramin Mobasseri, eBay) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

The opening keynotes for day 2 of Share 2012 are done. I had the privilege of hearing Ramin speakt at Share 2011 in Sydney in November. Chatter, MySocial, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. At eBay, linked the intranet with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn - so you can publish something from the intranet through to the social consumer tools. integrating LinkedIn with the profile part of The Hub. -.

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?

SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When you do a search now on Google, Google checks your history and your friends’ histories and gives your results based on what you’ve looked at before and what your friends have shared on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, WordPress, and so on.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares How to write a #socialmedia strategy for Gov, Organisations. Identify the pain points and the hopes/wishes briefly, the circumstances and backstory and any anecdotes you can glean (CEO wants a LinkedIn group, we had problems on Facebook, Instagram is really popular with our staff).

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