Oops, I Did It Again: How to Customize a LinkedIn Invitation on Mobile

   We've all done this: wanted to connect to someone on LinkedIn from our phone and clicked on the blue Connect button on their profile only to see a cheerful "Invite Has Been Sent!" message. Then we realize (all too late, of course) that we just sent a dreaded generic invite without having a chance… Continue reading Oops, I Did It Again: How to Customize a LinkedIn Invitation on Mobile

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Make Your Profile Come Alive: How To Add Multimedia to LinkedIn Profile

   You are aware of the importance of making your LinkedIn profile visually appealing and understand why it's crucial to include samples of your work in your LinkedIn profile. But how do you actually do this? Writing "how to" articles is not as dear to my heart as writing about LinkedIn strategy, but since "How do I add… Continue reading Make Your Profile Come Alive: How To Add Multimedia to LinkedIn Profile

Welcome Back, Unfollow Feature!

LINKEDIN NEWS: Good news, you can now unfollow folks if you don't want to see notifications about their long form posts in your notifications feed. Here is how: 1. When you see a notification "Mr. Writer published a new post", hover over the notification 2. You will see an X in the upper right corner… Continue reading Welcome Back, Unfollow Feature!

How Do I Publish on LinkedIn? Do I Even Have Access?

Question of the Day: Maria, I hear all about blogging on LinkedIn, but have no idea where it is located. Do I even have access to it? Most LinkedIn users still didn't get around to publishing on the LinkedIn, even though everyone has access to LinkedIn publishing platform. Here is how to find the gateway to LinkedIn publishing: 1)… Continue reading How Do I Publish on LinkedIn? Do I Even Have Access?

I Don’t Need This Content in My Life

QUESTION OF THE DAY: Maria, some of my connections are routinely posting low quality content, links that frankly have nothing to do with the professional world and pictures I could do without. What’s worse, they post frequently, so my news feed is difficult to navigate. Other than block them, what can I do? ANSWER: Sorry… Continue reading I Don’t Need This Content in My Life

Claim Your Territory: Customize Your LinkedIn Profile URL

  You have heard that it's important to customize your LinkedIn profile URL (claim your vanity URL), but simply didn't get around to it. Or, most likely, you don't feel particularly motivated to take care of this as you don't know why exactly it matters. So why is it crucial to customize your LinkedIn profile URL, you ask?  This little… Continue reading Claim Your Territory: Customize Your LinkedIn Profile URL

Welcome Back, Recent Activity!

Some exciting LinkedIn news for you! Did you know that you can view the recent updates of your LinkedIn connections (and select non-connections) again? Here is how: ✔ Go to your connection profile ✔ Click on the drop down arrow next to “Send a Message” button for your first degree connections or next to “Send… Continue reading Welcome Back, Recent Activity!