LinkedIn

Here’s The Best Time to Post on LinkedIn

<i>With 500 million members in 200 countries, determining the best time to post on LinkedIn can be tricky. Here’s what to do.</i><p>Creating and sharing free, …

Digital Marketing

Starting Your First Job Search on LinkedIn | Official LinkedIn Blog

Sometimes job hunting can feel a little overwhelming, but we’re here to help you find your way in to whatever opportunity is right for you. Here are …

Employment

Job-hunting on LinkedIn is getting more risky

Now your boss knows when you’re online.<p>A bad feeling about this<p>This could all be bad news for two reasons.<p>Firstly, bosses can now spot when their …

Employment

LinkedIn’s Active Status Feature Shows You When Contacts Are Online

LinkedIn released a new Active Status feature, allowing users to see when their contacts are active on LinkedIn, or available on mobile.<p>With this …

Advertising Industry

13 Easy LinkedIn Hacks That Will Boost Your Profile Views

The more you put into LinkedIn, the more you’ll get out of it.<p>Here are 13 tips to improve your LinkedIn profile.<p>1. Must Do: Keep Your Profile Basics …

Employment

Do You Have Multiple LinkedIn Profiles?

HypnoArt / Pixabay<p>When was the last time you searched yourself on LinkedIn? Do you know if you have multiple LinkedIn profiles? Of the 2500 or so …

LinkedIn is rolling out video creation on its mobile app

LinkedIn wants to let users share as much as possible on the site. So in its latest effort the social media company is rolling out a video creation tool within its mobile app.<p>The feature is only available for frequent contributors at the moment, but will be available to everyone else soon.<p>"Some …

Mobile Apps

How To Keep Better Tabs on Your LinkedIn Connections

MarcoGonzalez / Pixabay<p><i>When it comes to winning business on LinkedIn, context is key. Utilize this little-known feature to make sure you do it the</i> …

Networking

Microsoft's new LinkedIn Messaging's 'Active Status' is on by default | ZDNet

Microsoft is adding a new 'presence' feature to LinkedIn Messaging, which users can opt to turn off if they so desire.<p>If you like LinkedIn Messaging, …

Technology

How To Ensure Your Content Stands Out on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently surveyed 9,000 members across the globe to understand how people engage with content on the platform. Here's what they discovered.<p><b>"Content marketing results happen when the right content meets the right audience."</b><p>Some very wise words LinkedIn shared in a recent report on the power …

Digital Marketing

Microsoft ordered to let third parties scrape LinkedIn data

A judge has ruled that Microsoft’s LinkedIn network must allow a third-party company to scrape data publicly posted by LinkedIn users. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the ruling is part of a lawsuit brought by hiQ Labs, a startup that analyzes LinkedIn data to estimate whether workers are …

Microsoft

The Formula Behind 1.8 Million Views of a Viral LinkedIn Post

It’s worth the read and maps out exactly how to write a compelling story. But, to be honest, I only read the LinkedIn post itself.<p>As I read it, I …

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Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data.<p>U.S. District Judge Edward Chen has sided with San Francisco-based hiQ Labs, Inc., a company that analyzes workforce data scraped from …

Business

LinkedIn loses court fight over user data privacy

When you create a public profile on a social network such as LinkedIn, it isn’t just your friends and contacts who can see that data. For better or …

Privacy

LinkedIn can’t block scrapers from monitoring user activity

Your LinkedIn activity could soon be used to keep tabs on you at work. On Monday, a US federal judge ruled that the Microsoft-owned social network cannot block a startup from accessing public data. The company in question, hiQ Labs, scrapes LinkedIn info to create algorithms that can predict …

Privacy

Microsoft delays US release of Xbox adaptor; judge tells LinkedIn to allow scraping

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) delays the release of its Xbox Wireless Adapter until January 31 in the U.S. market. The Adapter was originally scheduled for …

Microsoft

12 Secrets To Getting More Event Business From LinkedIn

<b>All-Star Profile</b><p>Before anything else, fully complete your account profile and get an all-star rating. LinkedIn prompts you to add relevant details. …

UpToDate

These 5 Lessons I’ve Learned Will Make You Rethink How You Use LinkedIn

If you’re interested in using social media to engage with your customers, you’ve probably spent some time memorizing some rules about when to post on …

Mona Lisa

Social Media -- a Two-Edged Sword for Job Seekers

Tools are amazing things. Having the right tool for the job can make all of the difference, but using the wrong tool can be a huge headache. Hammers …

Employment

Why You Need A Strategic Approach To Your LinkedIn Network

Have you ever really stopped to think about who you are–or should be–connected to on LinkedIn and why? The power of your LinkedIn network is not just …

Networking

New Features to Get the Most From Posting on LinkedIn | Official LinkedIn Blog

<b>Share your LinkedIn posts everywhere on the web</b><p>Guests and logged out members can now see your posts, videos and articles on LinkedIn. Simply grab the …

Marketing

LinkedIn Rival Xing Sustains Hot Streak into H1

Business-focused German-language social network Xing saw its finances and user base grow in 2017’s first half, powered by a local focus in Germany, …

Business

Declining LinkedIn recruiters' InMail blocks them from offering future jobs

You would probably want to accept LinkedIn InMail requests from recruiters even when you aren’t actively seeking new opportunities – or you might be risking burning your bridges without even knowing.<p>As counter-intuitive as it may sound, it turns out that anytime you turn down an InMail request from …

Technology

Now You Can Swipe Right to Find a Mentor on Linkedin

Experience, growth and learning are crucial to anyone's career development, and with its new service, LinkedIn aims to make this even more accessible …

Mentoring

LinkedIn launches Pipeline Builder and Career Pages

Ahead of today’s official product launch, <i>Recruiter</i> spoke to product leader Elizabeth Farelli and senior marketing manager Renata Bell about how these …

Employment

A Guide to do Effective Content Marketing on LinkedIn

Don't always try to sell, instead be helpful by sharing your unique piece of knowledge with your target audience<p>LinkedIn marketing today is one of the most effective gimmicks to reach the target audience and one of the best places to meet professionals and connect with them.<p>The wider your network, …

Digital Marketing

5 Enhancements to Boost Your LinkedIn Dynamic Ads Campaign Performance | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

First impressions matter. In a world competing for limited attention, it’s more important than ever for marketers to connect to their customers with …

Marketing

How to Get More People to Read Your LinkedIn Posts

Here are 9 techniques to attract readers to your LinkedIn articles<p>LinkedIn has become a platform of choice for many people who blog and/or publish articles; I myself occasionally publish pieces there. But how can you get people to read your LinkedIn pieces? I recently spoke with Gabe Shaoolian, …

Digital Marketing

Why Social Media Users Should Never Lower Their Guard

When it comes to social media, especially Facebook and Twitter, I am guarded when it comes to whom I friend or follow. I use Facebook almost …

Opinion

LinkedIn is introducing a Tinder for mentoring

Developers seem convinced that the best way to get people to use an app is to mimic Tinder. There's Tinder for dog adoption, Tinder for shoes, Tinder …

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