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How to Remove a LinkedIn Connection

How to Remove a LinkedIn Connection | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Thinking about deleting or removing a LinkedIn connection? Don’t worry there’s probably a good reason for it. For example when I first set up my LinkedIn
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A Totally Different Take on Mobility: The LinkedIn inDay Shake [VIDEO] | Official LinkedIn Blog

A Totally Different Take on Mobility: The LinkedIn inDay Shake [VIDEO] | Official LinkedIn Blog | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
inDays are a celebrated tradition here at LinkedIn and a big part of our culture. Every month, LinkedIn gives one Friday back to all of its regular employees and interns.
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An "insisde" view of LinkedIn....

 

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How LinkedIn Is Beating Facebook

How LinkedIn Is Beating Facebook | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
By every meaningful metric, LinkedIn is kicking Facebook's butt.
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Ken Morrison's curator insight, February 20, 2013 8:32 PM

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I don't think that facebook users or advertisers are going to be going anywhere any time soon.  Yet, I do agree that LinkedIn is doing some great things to keep people engaged in their online ecosystem.

 

Vicky Wason's comment, February 21, 2013 9:25 AM
As a teacher who often is asked to write letters of recommendations, I enjoy the easy way to make recommendations on LindedIn.
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Yes...great point, Vicky!
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Start-up of You, Visual Summary: by Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn

In commemoration of a year in print, we present the Startup of You in visual summary. The last year has continued to demonstrate how work and careers need a ne
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Great advice about career AND relationship management!

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Something Has Changed At LinkedIn

Something Has Changed At LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

If you were to invoke fairy tales in the world of social media, you might compare LinkedIn to Cinderella.

 

While the step-sisters Facebook and Google Plus have been preparing for the Prince’s big party, LinkedIn has been quietly going about an incredible overhaul of its system and is building up a larger and larger user base.

 

Many business owners and marketers are still thinking about LinkedIn as it was a year ago – a nice place to get a backlink for the business and a great place to build up one’s own personal brand.

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Surprise! Things have changed....

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BusinessBoots's curator insight, February 20, 2013 4:17 PM

Exciting new times for LinkedIn and it's users!  I wasn't sure, but now I love it!

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5 New Ways You Can Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small- to Mid-Sized Business

5 New Ways You Can Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small- to Mid-Sized Business | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
When was the last time you took a deep dive into LinkedIn? I'm not talking about doing a cursory pass-through. I'm talking about the last time you spent

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LinkedIn leads to love

LinkedIn leads to love | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Union Squared After 15 years, busy professionals reconnect on LinkedIn, and it leads to marriage At a friend's insistence, she finally relented and created an account.
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Another one for Valentine's Day!!!

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Lisa Buben's curator insight, February 14, 2013 8:35 PM

Nice story for Valentine's!

Lisa Buben's comment, February 14, 2013 8:36 PM
Sweet for Valentine's Day!
Anita Windisman's comment, February 14, 2013 9:23 PM
I totally agree, Lisa!
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InLove: How to find love on LinkedIn | ZDNet

InLove: How to find love on LinkedIn | ZDNet | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
It's Valentine's Day, so for all you singles out there who might like to connect with someone in an unorthodox fashion, why not try LinkedIn?
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Happy  Valentine's Day everyone!  You didn't think that LinkedIn was just for business, did you?

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Pulls An Oprah, Gives Every Employee An iPad Mini | TechCrunch

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Pulls An Oprah, Gives Every Employee An iPad Mini | TechCrunch | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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LinkedIn rocks!!!  I'm loving my new iPad Mini!

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LinkedIn Boasts Highest Ratio of Female Executives in Silicon Valley - Forbes

LinkedIn Boasts Highest Ratio of Female Executives in Silicon Valley - Forbes | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

Today LinkedIn welcomed their fourth female executive team member, Pat Wadors. The addition of Wadors to the senior leadership of LinkedIn puts the company ahead of previous Silicon Valley gender ratio leaders Google, Adobe and Salesforce, who each have three women on their executive teams. Wadors has previously held senior human resource roles at Twitter, Yahoo! and most recently Plantronics before joining LinkedIn as the Vice President, Global Talent Organization.

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Yay....girl power!!  I'm proud to work for this great company.

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B2B Marketers: LinkedIn Launching Sponsored Posts | Business 2 Community

B2B Marketers: LinkedIn Launching Sponsored Posts | Business 2 Community | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

LinkedIn has announced yet another new feature that B2B marketers should be paying attention to—sponsored posts. On the heels of lots of changes, includin new personal profiles and revamped company pages, this new functionality is interesting and sure to be something that smart B2B marketers will put to use as part of their integrated marketing strategies.

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8 tips for supercharging your LinkedIn profile | SmartBlogs

8 tips for supercharging your LinkedIn profile | SmartBlogs | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
In the past, I've written about how I use LinkedIn and also offered 13 fast tips to optimize your profile. But there's still so much more to learn about th
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Whether you're in sales, or job seeking mode, these tips will be userful both both!

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THE ROAD TO 200 MILLION: Photos Of LinkedIn's Epic Journey

THE ROAD TO 200 MILLION: Photos Of LinkedIn's Epic Journey | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

LinkedIn's milestone of 200 million members seems inevitable now. The professional-networking site is woven into our daily work lives, an indispensable source of connections, news, and insights.

 

But those millions were hard-won. It was an overnight success a decade in the making, and LinkedIn faced doubters and challenges—some self-inflicted—every step of the way.


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I'm proud to be a member of the LinkedIn team!  (And member #34,445!)

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LinkedIn Canada does the Harlem Shake!

It's LinkedIn Canada's turn to do the Harlem Shake! Great representation from Toronto, Canada.
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We had so much fun doing this today!

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How to add a LinkedIn Follow button to your company website

http://developer.linkedin.com/follow-company - Grow your LinkedIn audience by adding a follower button to your company website.
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It's quick and easy...just check out this 56 second video clip.

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LinkedIn Company Pages: How to Post a Targeted Status Update

http://linkedin.com/companies - Drive increased engagement by targeting your status updates to specific groups of your followers using LinkedIn's rich, up-to...
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Are you sending out targeted status updates from your LinkedIn Company Page?  Not yet?  Here's now....

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4 LinkedIn SEO Tricks to Help Your Profile Rank

4 LinkedIn SEO Tricks to Help Your Profile Rank | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is more than just a social networking site; it is also a powerful marketing tool for any organization. Here's a few tips to help your profile there rank.
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5 LinkedIn Tips for How to Resign From Your Job Gracefully

5 LinkedIn Tips for How to Resign From Your Job Gracefully | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
How you handle your last days at a company can cast a lasting impression on your professional reputation. Here are the dos and don'ts of leaving, plus tips for tying up loose ends on LinkedIn.
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LinkedIn Jobs Gets A Makeover To Make Your Job Search Easier

LinkedIn Jobs Gets A Makeover To Make Your Job Search Easier | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has revamped LinkedIn Jobs with a new Advanced Search feature to make it easier to look for jobs based on specific criteria, such as country, zip code, industry, and function.
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The Disappointing Truth Behind Your LinkedIn Blue Ribbon

The Disappointing Truth Behind Your LinkedIn Blue Ribbon | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
For the past week, thousands--perhaps tens of thousands--of LinkedIn users have been getting electronic pats on the back for attracting amazing numbers of page views on their profiles or for winning a stunning number of endorsements for a skill...
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8 ways to supercharge your LinkedIn profile

8 ways to supercharge your LinkedIn profile | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Don't miss business leads or career opportunities because your profile isn't up to par. Take advantage of these important features.
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I particularly like #7 - Embrace LinkedIn's new profile!! 

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LinkedIn's SlideShare updating marketers with data from content shared via email | ZDNet

LinkedIn's SlideShare updating marketers with data from content shared via email | ZDNet | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
SlideShare is rolling out a new feature aimed at sales and marketing groups to deliver real-time engagement data from content shared via e-mail.
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SlideShare is a great tool for marketers and sales people alike - that allows them to share content and track how it is being consumed.

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Best LinkedIn Company Pages of 2012

LinkedIn is thrilled to announce the 12 Best Company Pages of 2012! These are great examples of how businesses and organizations are using their LinkedIn Compan
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How does YOUR company page stack up?

 

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Part of the LinkedIn elite? You and 10 million others.

Part of the LinkedIn elite? You and 10 million others. | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
.If you’re an active LinkedIn user, the odds are good that in recent days you’ve received an email congratulating you on what seems, on the surface, like a flattering bit of news: Your profile is among the top five per cent (or one per cent, or 10 per cent) most-viewed profiles on the site...
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Are you one of the top 1%, 5% or 10%?  Me....I'm part of the top 1%.  

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9 Mistakes You're Making on LinkedIn

9 Mistakes You're Making on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
What separates the master networkers from the amateurs? The former tend not to make these mistakes.
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In particular, I like Tip #2.  Make sure you understand that network is based on GIVING and not just receiving. 

 

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