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4 Stunningly Good LinkedIn Summaries

I discovered 3 really good example LinkedIn summaries in 2013 and decided to write about them. Got lucky, over 3 million people devoured that post. Thanks Google. I've read thousands of summaries since, most were ....just ok. Powerful, well written LinkedIn summaries...
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8 Stunningly Clever LinkedIn Hacks

(1) Add Bold, Italic, Bold Italic, Underline, Monospace fonts (and others) ANYWHERE on your LinkedIn profile.Open up a brand new world of text creativity by using Just type in the box then copy and paste to...
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MAXIMUM LinkedIn Character Counts And Image Sizes for 2019!

  I've found that knowing in advance exactly how many characters you can squeeze into any text field on LinkedIn saves me a lot of time and frustration. So I’ve been putting together a list of maximum character counts and limits on my blog since 2015. This is the...
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A Time Sensitive Guide To LinkedIn Settings

Life used to be so much simpler on LinkedIn. Settings in particular have become so byzantine, complex and confusing, I decided to write this easy to follow guide to explain, simplify and show you specifically what to focus on, if you only had minutes to spare....
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Maximum LinkedIn Character Counts & Limits for 2018!

  UPDATED 2019 VERSION Dear reader, here is the latest (ready for 2019) updated version of this popular post. I've added essential image sizes in the 2019 version too, it has everything you will need to ensure that updating your LinkedIn profile is quick &...
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The Unofficial LinkedIn FAQ: 50 Answers By Andy Foote

If I had a dollar….my clients have asked a lot of the same questions over the years and I’ve been dying to write an unofficial FAQ type post to address these common questions in one swoop. Took me a while to put this 5,000 word guide together, if you find it useful,...
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18 Enormously Useful LinkedIn Hacks (2017)

Got LinkedIn hacks? I wanted to know how resourceful folks are making the most of LinkedIn and bending the rules these days so I asked them via a recent LinkedIn update and here are some of the hacks they kindly shared. I’ve included some of my fave hacks too. Sharing...
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3 Stunningly Good LinkedIn FAKE Profiles

  Are fake profiles on LinkedIn becoming a thing? Is it just me or are there more faux profiles on LinkedIn than ever before? In the last week, of the 17 connection requests I’ve received, 2 have been fake, from people trying to be something they’re not. How many...
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What LinkedIn’s SSI (Social Selling Index) REALLY Measures

TL:DR SSI tries to link certain LinkedIn activity with effective sales strategy, promotes aggressive LinkedIn behavior, network expansion and Sales Navigator subscription (obviously). BACKGROUND A survey gave birth to SSI: “LinkedIn created the Social Selling Index...
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The biggest lie on LinkedIn is that you're not supposed to connect with people you don't know.   "We recommend that you only send invitations to people you know well and trust." LinkedIn Help Center, 4/17/2013.   LinkedIn's business model feeds on discovery...
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LinkedIn PROFINDER Hack #1

A friend of mine recently said: “Hey Andy, Bro you need to get on LinkedIn ProFinder quick!” Me: “Why?” “Bro” Friend: “Dude, I get about 5 prospects a day looking to hire me to help with their LinkedIn Profile or Resume” Me: “Really? I’ll check it out - thanks” So I...

10 LinkedIn GEEKS

GEEK: noun 1. a digital-technology expert or enthusiast (a term of pride as self-reference, but often used disparagingly by others). 2. a person who has excessive enthusiasm for and some expertise about a specialized subject or activity: (i.e LinkedIn). VIVEKA VON...

Andy Foote, Insightful LinkedIn Coach.

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