Category Archives: LinkedIn and Twitter

LinkedIn for Layoffs: WinningImpression

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Katrina Collier just published my guest post at the WinningImpressions Web site on how to change your LinkedIn profile when you’re about to lose your job Continue reading

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Twitter Retweets: How do I Retweet Other People’s Tweets?

twitter iconThere are at least three ways to rewteet other people’s tweets. Here a quick list of how to send other people’s tweets to your follower’s Twitter streams and how it affects what your followers see. Continue reading

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LinkedIn Activity Feeds Added Back to LinkedIn Profile Pages

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After pulling the activity feed from individual user profile screens in December 2013, LinkedIn is now adding the view activity feed feature back to LinkedIn user profile screens. Continue reading

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Twitter Mute: Removing Noisy Tweeters from Your Timeline W/O Unfollowing Them

Twitter is rolling out a new feature called Twitter Mute that lets you silence noisy tweeters in your timeline Continue reading

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How to Rearrange LinkedIn Profile Items with the Magic Up-Down Arrow

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Did you know that you can sort and rearrange LinkedIn profile items on your LI profile screen?

All you have to do is use LinkedIn’s magic up-down arrow.

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Shortening a Tweet to Fit into 140 Characters

Here are six tips I use for shortening a tweet to 140 characters or less, while still saying something interesting and encouraging people to open another link. Continue reading

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Viewing LinkedIn Activity Feeds for Individual Users

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In December ’13, LinkedIn removed activity feeds from the LinkedIn profile page. Here are the workarounds for viewing LinkedIn Activity feeds. Continue reading

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My 3 Favorite Twitter Secrets

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Here are three of my favorite Twitter secrets that when followed, can help improve your Twitter presence and help deliver your tweets to a wider audience. Continue reading

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Adding Bullet Points to LinkedIn Profile Text (Via @LissaDuty)

linkedin official icon Here’s a technique for inserting bullet points into your LinkedIn profile text Continue reading

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LinkedIn’s New Blogging Option: Everyone’s a Blogger, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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On Wednesday this week, LinkedIn announced that they will start allowing users to publish original long-form content to their user profiles. While more details are still coming out, here’s some links you can check out to get more information and my initial reactions to the move.
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Nice Recruiter’s Guide to LinkedIn

Just got alerted to a nice resource for recruiter’s on LinkedIn. It’s called The Ultimate Recruiter’s Guide to LinkedIn Continue reading

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Creating a Cluster Map of Your LinkedIn Connections with InMap

[caption id="attachment_5245" align="alignleft" width="300"]joe hertvik linkedin map of connections A visual map of Joe Hertvik’s LinkedIn connections. When shared from LinkedIn, this map will look different depending on how you’re connected to Joe’s network (click to enlarge)[/caption]

You can create your own LinkedIn cluster map of your connections (InMap) that clusters your individual Li connections, according to their similarities. The picture displayed here is my cluster map. Continue reading

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Hiding and Unhiding LinkedIn Status Updates from the ├╝ber Poster

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There’s an option to hide or unhide LinkedIn status updates from any of your connections, if a connection gets too zealous in putting out daily updates. Continue reading

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Three Ways to Share Content on LinkedIn

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Here are the three best ways to share content on LinkedIn and some of the pitfalls in using each method. Continue reading

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Thinking of Moving to LinkedIn Premium? Catch the Video First

handing off confusionIf you’re thinking of moving to LinkedIn premium, here’s the Youtube video explaining Premium’s features and how to use it.
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