Category Archives: LinkedIn and Twitter

Creating a Twitter Search URL–Beginner’s Version

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Here’s a nice trick if you want to create a Twitter Search URL that directly accesses the Twitter search function. With a Twitter search URL, you can create links for your readers to view all the tweets associated with Twitter handle feeds, a hashtag, or a combination of both a Twitter handle or a hashtag.
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LinkedIn Tip of the Day: Connect to Your Twitter Followers

Cross-check your LinkedIn connections against your key Twitter followers to see who’s not connected. And then connect with them. You’ll be surprised who you don’t have as a LI Connection. Continue reading

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How to Delete a LinkedIn Status Update

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Use LinkedIn’s delete option if you made a mistake and want to delete a LinkedIn status update. Continue reading

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Editing LinkedIn Headlines to Showcase Your Personal Brand

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You can edit your LinkedIn headline to add statements, mini-ads, SEO keywords, or other content that showcases your personal brand Continue reading

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Hiding LinkedIn Job Hunting Activity from Your Connections

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Here’s a quick iip if you’re using LinkedIn for job hunting and you want to hide your LinkedIn job hunting activity from your connections Continue reading

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Changing Your Profile Name in LinkedIn (Linkedin Name Changes)

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Here are the ins and outs of changing your name on LinkedIn Continue reading

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Creating a LinkedIn Profile URL That Fits on a Business Card

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In less than 500 words, here’s how you create your own (relatively) short customized LinkedIn URL, such as http://www.linkedin.com/in/joehertvik.
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LinkedIn: Becoming Anonymous When Viewing Other People’s Profiles

linkedin logoFor any number of professional, legal, personal, or other reasons, you may not want other LinkedIn users to know you are viewing their user profiles. Continue reading

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Three Ways to Find All Your Current LinkedIn Activity From a Browser Session

How to view your current LinkedIn activity from a Web browser Continue reading

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Two Ways to Print Your LinkedIn Profile

There are 2 ways to print your LinkedIn profile. One creates a straight backup; the other makes a nicely formatted resume ready for posting or distribution Continue reading

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LinkedIn Search Tip: Getting Found in LinkedIn Even When People Misspell Your Name

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There’s a simple LinkedIn trick that allows other people to search for and find your LI user profile, even if they misspell your name in the LI Search box. Continue reading

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Rules & Pitfalls for Personalizing Your LinkedIn Invitations

linkedin official icon Personalizing your LinkedIn invites is a surefire way to increase the number of people who accept your LinkedIn invitations. It’s always a good idea to personalize your LI invites with something that will catch the attention of your invitee and give them a reason to take your invite seriously. Continue reading

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First Impressions on Posting to LinkedIn Publisher

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I took the plunge last week and posted my first article on LinkedIn Publisher. It called five things to do before going live with enterprise software, if you want to take a look. Here are my first impressions on using LinkedIn’s publishing platform.
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The Twitter Retweet to Tweet Ratio for Business is >=3:1

twitter iconIf you’re using Twitter for business, I’d recommend your Twitter Retwet to Tweet should be at least 3:1.

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You should tweet about, retweet, or promote other people’s content, ideas, and messages three times as often as you tweet about your own content, ideas, & messages. Continue reading

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Finding Your LinkedIn Connections Company Activity

linked in pen picture Use this URL if you only want to view your LinkedIn connections company activity (which connections are now following which companies). Continue reading

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