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With tips, interviews, news and updates on site developments and changes, The LinkedInformed podcast is designed to challenge and Inspire LinkedIn users throughout the world to be more productive and successful.

With tips, interviews, news and updates on site developments and changes, The LinkedInformed podcast is designed to challenge and Inspire LinkedIn users throughout the world to be more productive and successful.
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With tips, interviews, news and updates on site developments and changes, The LinkedInformed podcast is designed to challenge and Inspire LinkedIn users throughout the world to be more productive and successful.






The LinkedIn User Survey

Welcome to episode 187, this week we are back to the normal format after a few weeks of interviews. I would really appreciate your help with compiling a survey of how LinkedIn users have changed their behaviour over the last 12 months or so. More of that later but firstly…… Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week 60% users from Russia remain on LinkedIn after year of blocking Creating Your Resume Just Got a Whole Lot Easier with Microsoft and LinkedIn New Feature Active status is coming...

Duration: 00:50:03

In Conversation with Leif Carlson

Welcome to episode 186, this week I really enjoyed chatting with Leif Carlson, A social selling expert and podcaster from Denmark. Leif and I chat about a range of things in the episode; ROI - Return on Investment It's difficult to measure Statistics are often merely a vanity measure Social selling will always be a ‘long game’ Some ways you can measure RIO; Post comments, likes and views in the feed InMail / message replies Profile views Invitations received True followers...

Duration: 01:03:36

What a Florist Can Teach Us About Using LinkedIn

Welcome to episode 185, this week I’m doing my annual ‘escape from the wet and cold of Britain’ week in Spain so I thought I would treat you to one of the most popular podcast episodes I have ever produced. I’m sure many of heard you have heard me talk about the florist from Grimsby who is killing it on LinkedIn….well this is the interview I did with her in May 2015 on a since retired podcast called Winbusinessin…..enjoy!

Duration: 00:37:48

The Class of 2017 - The New ‘IN’ Crowd!

Welcome to episode 184, this week I’m expanding on the subject of the meteoric rise of LinkedIn in terms of engagement and activity and I want to to focus on some of the key characters behind that change - the class of 2017! But before I get to that….. Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week HiQ turn to crowdfunding to fight LinkedIn’s legal appeal of a recent court decision LinkedIn announces the ‘Most socially engagement employment agencies’ but the get the measures all wrong! Native...

Duration: 00:49:51

GDPR is Coming!

Welcome to episode 183, this week I am dedicating the whole episode to this much requested subject. GDPR is coming next year whether we like it or not so it’s time to start educating ourselves on the dangers and opportunities this presents. With that in mind I have taken time to speak with three individuals, two of which are interviewed on this show. As a result, I am skipping any news, cool things or questions this week and will revert back to our normal format next week. My first...

Duration: 00:55:16

Nothing in Particular!

Welcome to episode 182, lots to tell you about this week so no main subject as such. Firstly I want to correct something I mentioned in last weeks show under the title ‘The State of Groups’ It seems that, on closer examination, the stated number of pending members isn’t actually accurate! Thanks to Carl for putting me right on that one! Another correction from last week regarding GDPR. Asked if you had any questions and a number of you did. I will be interviewing an expert on the matter...

Duration: 00:47:10

How To Master PR with Janet Murray

Welcome to episode 181, this weeks episode is focussed on an interview with Janet Murray from Soulful PR. I appeared on her podcast recently and since then she has been achieving great things with LinkedIn so I thought you would all like to hear from her. But first… Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week Bumblebizz is now live! LinkedIn to launch Talent Insights in 2018 Janet Murray spent 17 years as a freelance journalist before setting up her Soulful PR business. She now focusses on...

Duration: 00:51:35

Something Really Special is Happening on LinkedIn

Welcome to episode 180, it’s been a busy week for me, I nearly didn’t get time to put this episode together but I’m glad I managed to because I want to talk about the revolution that is happening before out very eyes. Stay tuned for more about that but first…… Clipper Race Update They won!! Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week LinkedIn Engineering Blog - Serving Top Comments in Professional Social Networks Interesting article, although a bit technical! Quote ‘we’ve built a scalable...

Duration: 00:44:53

Does Employee Advocacy Really Work?

Welcome to episode 179, this week the main topic is something I seem to be coming across a lot…employee advocacy on LinkedIn. For those who haven’t come across this before, it simply means utilising the employees of a company to be ‘advocates’ of the organisation to help with marketing, sales and recruitment. The problem is, I’m really not sure it works on LinkedIn….I will explain more later. Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week Artificial intelligence just made guessing your password...

Duration: 00:58:56

LinkedIn Communication - Live!

Welcome to episode 178, it’s been a busy week for me with several training sessions and a speaking gig. I knew I wouldn’t get time to produce an episode this week so I thought it might be interesting to hear the talk that I gave this week. First and relevant to the subject of my talk, I saw this article and wondered what you would make of it. Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week Seriously, Please Stop Trying to 'Go Viral' on LinkedIn My thoughts; What does ‘viral’ actually mean? You...

Duration: 00:43:19

How To Really Stalk Someone on LinkedIn!

Welcome to episode 177, this week I want to focus on research….not stalking! The problem is that everyone seems to want to refer to it as stalking so whatever…I’m going with that in the headline. There is so much valuable information to be gleamed from someones LinkedIn profile and yet most people barely scratch the surface. More of that later but as always I’m starting with…. Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week Once a Running Joke, LinkedIn Is Suddenly a Hot Social Network. Here’s...

Duration: 00:54:24

Engagement VS Content Marketing

Welcome to episode 176, this week I am going to share my thoughts on the demise of content marketing and the rise of engagement as a much more effective tool to influence and build trust. But first….. Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week Bumble’s CEO Takes Aim At LinkedIn 18 Enormously Useful LinkedIn Hacks by Andy Foote or just shortcut to the fancy text generator here If You Wanna Crush It On LinkedIn's Hot New Video Addition, Do This New LinkedIn Feature Invitations. This week saw...

Duration: 00:43:28

A Focus on Youth

Welcome to episode 174, this week I want to return to a subject close to my heart and also one that I think is really important to all of us. 18-25-year-olds and their use (or lack of use) of LinkedIn! This episode features an interview with John Morley about the work he has been doing with school leavers. More of that later … Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week LinkedIn launch a new ‘Welcome to the team’ prompt A LinkedIn Editor Reveals How to Get Featured and Go Viral on the Site...

Duration: 00:50:16

LinkedIn Website Demographics

Welcome to episode 174, I’m going to share an interesting chat I had with AJ Wilcox this week. AJ heard me talk in sceptical terms about the new website demographics feature that LinkedIn are currently rolling out and contacted me to say he was very enthusiastic about the feature. So I thought I would record our conversation and share it with you. More of that later but first… Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week Judge rules against LinkedIn in legal fight over its members' public...

Duration: 00:47:36

LinkedIn Plagiarism

Welcome to episode 173, this week it’s just me (no interview) and I want to talk about the controversial but also very important topic of plagiarism. But before we get to that I need to catch up on some things I wasn’t able to cover last week plus some other articles I saw this week… Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week Hackers catfish tech execs on LinkedIn Putin passes law that will ban VPNs in Russia HOW RUSSIA IS USING LINKEDIN AS A TOOL OF WAR AGAINST ITS U.S. ENEMIES Why...

Duration: 00:40:19

The LinkedIn Charm Offensive

Welcome to episode 172, this week I’m going to introduce you to a very interesting and somewhat entertaining character. Jon Buchan is a digital marketing expert who has a unique way of getting fantastic responses to cold messages (mainly emails) he sends by using humour. But first we had some feedback from last weeks episode on Native video. Native Video My friend and fellow LinkedIn trainer Sandra Long sent me this voicemail Gary Stockton also got in touch; “I'm looking forward to...

Duration: 00:51:14

LinkedIn Native Video

Welcome to episode 171, well I’m back from my holiday and fully refreshed albeit missing the sun, crystal clear sea, wonderful beaches and amazing sunsets……oh well! As always seems to happen, as soon as I go away LinkedIn decide to unexpectedly launch a new feature….well I guess that happens all the time but this one happened to be a very big one……native video has finally arrived! More of that later but there has been other news whilst I’ve been away Interesting Stuff I Saw This...

Duration: 00:45:51

How Does Your Profile Make People Feel?

Welcome to episode 170, I’m still away this week but rather than go two weeks without an episode I thought I would pre-record an interview with the amazing LinkedIn Trainer from London called Alex Galviz. We cover a lot of ground in the interview and I hope you will agree that Alex’s approach to LinkedIn is both refreshing and inspiring. But first I thought you might find these interesting… Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week The British Prime Ministers ex PR guru makes her feelings...

Duration: 00:47:56

Getting Personal on LinkedIn

Welcome to episode 169, lets get personal this week……or maybe not! Is is right to chat about non-business matters on LinkedIn? That is the main focus this week but first…. Interesting Stuff I Saw This Week When is public information not public? When LinkedIn says so What LinkedIn Will Look Like In The Future Posting Job Opportunity On LinkedIn Profile For New Employer Did Not Violate Non-Compete Should we get personal on LinkedIn? This subject was instigated when I saw the...

Duration: 00:48:21

Help! Nobody reads my Articles…

Welcome to episode 168, last week’s show seemed to go down a storm……it seems everyone is checking their influence score and comparing them which can only be a good thing in my opinion. As a followup to that and on a similar track I wanted to focus on article clicks this week, or rather the lack of article clicks many people seem to be battling with! I’m getting a lot of comments like; “I think I will move to posting rather than articles as they get better views” Or “Why doesn’t...

Duration: 00:52:47

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