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Nasty LinkedIn rejection goes viral

Nasty LinkedIn rejection goes viral | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
When you're a city's "Communicator of the Year" you probably ought not blast one of those job-seekers in a rude, dismissive e-mail.
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“I Am Talking About Qualified Leads”: Stefanos Karagos on the Business Impact of SlideShare - Business 2 Community

“I Am Talking About Qualified Leads”: Stefanos Karagos on the Business Impact of SlideShare - Business 2 Community | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Stefanos Karagos describes himself as an information alchemist. And in his SlideShare presentations, he’s mastered the magical formula.

The founder of XPLAIN has received accolades for his presentations, which range across topics like online reputation, social media, content strategy, and mind mapping.

Karagos was one of the 13 experts we approached for the Masters of SlideShare project. But we wanted to share all the advice he offered us. So here’s the full interview.


Read more at http://www.business2community.com/expert-interviews/talking-qualified-leads-stefanos-karagos-business-impact-slideshare-0790163#XyOUCtvvtYj7lZRJ.99
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The Year of the Social Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Year of the Social Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC] | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Small businesses make the US economy tick. They create six out of every ten new jobs, and pumped about $3 trillion into the economy last year. If you’re a small business owner, you should stand tall and proud knowing this.
But leading a small business isn’t always green pastures.
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LinkedIn Expands in China With Local Site Limiting Content

LinkedIn Expands in China With Local Site Limiting Content | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn Corp. is introducing a
Chinese-language website that will restrict some content to
adhere to state censorship rules, expanding in a country where
U.S. technology companies have clashed with the government.
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Introducing LinkedIn’s Simplified Chinese Beta Site

Introducing LinkedIn’s Simplified Chinese Beta Site | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: A Simplified Chinese version of this blog post is available here.

A few moments ago, LinkedIn expanded its presence in China by launching a beta version of our new Simplified Chinese site branded “领英”, to offer a more localized service to our members in China.
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LinkedIn has the one thing other publishing platforms would kill for

LinkedIn has the one thing other publishing platforms would kill for | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn, which just opened up its publishing platform to anyone for free, has one big strength that most of its traditional publishing competitors don’t have, and that should be keeping them awake at night — if they aren’t already
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9 Ways to Be Less Annoying on LinkedIn

9 Ways to Be Less Annoying on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn brings out the worst in some people. Here's how not to be one of them.
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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, February 25, 2014 1:38 PM

About building relationships, not stacking up numbers and data.

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High School Students: Embrace your skills, show your professional side, and create a LinkedIn Profile

High School Students: Embrace your skills, show your professional side, and create a LinkedIn Profile | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
I was introduced to LinkedIn during my senior year of high school. As one of the twenty high school students selected to work as part of Microsoft’s high school apprentice program in 2013, we had the opportunity to participate in weekly trainings on everything from finding our strengths to delivering
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LinkedIn Opens Publishing Power to All Users

LinkedIn Opens Publishing Power to All Users | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn expanded its publishing platform on Wednesday to allow all users the opportunity to write and share longform posts to their LinkedIn profile.
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LinkedIn expanding Facebook-like sharing features

LinkedIn expanding Facebook-like sharing features | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn Corp is attempting to become more like Facebook Inc by encouraging all members to generate a steady stream of shareable articles, a perk once available only to well-known business personalities.
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Roberto Cobianchi's curator insight, February 20, 2014 9:54 AM

L'ampliamento del numero di "Influencer" può essere un fatto positivo se e solo se accompagnato da un serio controllo di qualità. Altrimenti ci si riempie di "spammatori" come purtroppo accade già in taluni gruppi.

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LinkedIn News Roundup

LinkedIn News Roundup | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Trying to keep up with all of LinkedIn’s changes, especially those that are never announced, is a difficult task. Fortunately, there are various groups of people who generously share their observations, Aha! moments, and new tricks dealing with LinkedIn. There has also been lots of LinkedIn news in the media recently. Here’s a roundup of changes, announced and otherwise, in the past couple of months.

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LinkedIn crosses 50 million member mark in APAC - Tech News

LinkedIn crosses 50 million member mark in APAC - Tech News | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network with over 277 million members globally, announced that it has crossed 50 million members in the Asia-Pacific region.  

 

This 50 million member milestone represents nearly a tripling of LinkedIn’s member base in the region from May 2011, when it opened its regional centre in Singapore.

Nine countries in the region have over 1 million members, including Malaysia at over 1 million.

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Recruiting: The Greatest Love Story of All, Told in 8 Vignettes

Recruiting: The Greatest Love Story of All, Told in 8 Vignettes | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Last Valentine’s Day we told you just how much we love you.

Although we feel just as strongly about it this year, we wanted to sit you down and have a serious conversation. It’s a conversation about your career.

Do you love what you do?

Despite the long hours…difficult hiring managers…lack
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LinkedIn To Launch Site in Chinese | CIO Today

LinkedIn To Launch Site in Chinese | CIO Today | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

LinkedIn is launching a Chinese-language site for the world's most populous Internet market and says it will comply with the communist government's censorship rules.

 

The professional networking service will compete with established Chinese-language services Tianji, owned by France's Viadeo SA, and homegrown rivals Ruolin and Dajie. LinkedIn says it has 4 million users in China but until now its service was in English.

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Nasty LinkedIn rejection goes viral

Nasty LinkedIn rejection goes viral | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
When you're a city's "Communicator of the Year" you probably ought not blast one of those job-seekers in a rude, dismissive e-mail.
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LinkedIn launches new one-stop shop for SMBs | ZDNet

LinkedIn launches new one-stop shop for SMBs | ZDNet | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
An SMB-specific online hub is LinkedIn's latest piece in finishing its global economic graph puzzle.
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LinkedIn Mobile Usage Approaching A Majority — Now At 41% | TechCrunch

LinkedIn Mobile Usage Approaching A Majority — Now At 41% | TechCrunch | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Veteran professional social network LinkedIn grew up on the desktop and is in the midst of retooling its 277 million-user strong business for a mobile-focused..
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LinkedIn touts more data potential for 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' | ZDNet

LinkedIn touts more data potential for 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' | ZDNet | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
The new capabilities include visual analytics and "actionable insights" that are meant to increase a person's visibility on LinkedIn, in effect boosting one's "professional brand."
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LinkedIn now lets you block other members

LinkedIn now lets you block other members | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
The social network delivers the long-requested feature, which lets users do away with unwanted attention from other members. Read this article by Richard Nieva on CNET News.
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How Acquisitions Drive 15 Minutes of Fame on LinkedIn: WhatsApp vs. Instagram

How Acquisitions Drive 15 Minutes of Fame on LinkedIn: WhatsApp vs. Instagram | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp for $19 billion  was easily the biggest story in tech last week. How big? Well, let’s just say their employees’ profiles on LinkedIn became quite popular.
Turns out that a lot of us (myself included) wanted to know just who these lucky folks were,
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After Graduation, Relationships Are More Important Than Ever

After Graduation, Relationships Are More Important Than Ever | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This post is part of our Welcome To The Workforce series, which focuses on sharing advice, experience, and guidance for upcoming and recent graduates entering the workforce. 
When I was growing up, I didn’t pay a lot of attention to the concept of “building relationships.” In high
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The Definitive Professional Publishing Platform

The Definitive Professional Publishing Platform | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
We believe in giving our members access to the business knowledge they need to be great at what they do. To put that simply, we are making a commitment to our members: the time you spend on LinkedIn will make you better at your job today.
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LinkedIn unveils new option that will allow users to share lengthier posts

LinkedIn unveils new option that will allow users to share lengthier posts | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is hoping to unleash more wisdom on its professional networking service by giving its 277 million accountholders more space to share their experiences and insights.
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Your Employee LinkedIn Policy — Helping or Hurting You?

Your Employee LinkedIn Policy — Helping or Hurting You? | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

I never thought I had a problem with rules. Most of the time I like rules. Until I find one that doesn’t make sense to me. Like the removal of the strings on my windbreaker. If you are someone who got your strings caught in the bus door or merry go round, I am sorry, but I miss those strings because they kept my hood on my head when it was windy.

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LinkedIn for teens: how young is too young for a personal brand?

LinkedIn for teens: how young is too young for a personal brand? | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Since LinkedIn announced it was lowering its minimum age requirement for registered users from 18 to as low as 13 in some countries, and to 14 years of age in Australia, the site has continued to grow its membership. In October last year it boasted 30 million student members.

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