4 ways for finding investors through LinkedIn

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Previously, it seemed that immediate relations and banks were only the real sources of funds if you were to start a cause. Thankfully, after the Security and Exchange Commission lifted the ban on gaining investments through the general public, generating funds to run a successful cause was made much … [Read more...]

Journey to becoming a LinkedIn Jedi master: Infographic

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LinkedIn has quickly grown to become the world’s top most professional outlet for networking businessmen and women. According to some reports, two new users join every month, and the LinkedIn “army” has climbed to almost 3 billion worldwide users. Available in over 200 countries and with 21 … [Read more...]

Twitter takes on LinkedIn’s job market

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Twitter has launched its new European job fair along with its hashtag #YourJob, along with 50 major UK businesses. Big names such as British Gas, John Lewis, Boots and many more and with the summit kicking off today career advice are on offer when you use the hashtag. If you are hunting for a job … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Private InMail vs Facebook At Work for colleagues

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LinkedIn is all set to release a new feature tool, which will allow users such as employees and employers to connect with one another. This is a solid move after the new Facebook At Work was recently released. LinkedIn is a professional site where you look for jobs, it is not what you call a … [Read more...]

Demy de Zeeuw new club transfer via LinkedIn

Demy de Zeeuw new club transfer via LinkedIn

There are a million ways of getting a new job at a new soccer club, and if you are former AFC Ajax player Demy de Zeeuw you do not sit around waiting for an offer to arise. Oh no, he uses LinkedIn to search for a new club. The 2010 Dutch World Cup has taken to LinkedIn with all his jobs he has … [Read more...]

LinkedIn probable threat from Facebook at Work

LinkedIn probable threat from Facebook at Work

Mark Zuckerberg could just sit back and chill with the amount going on at the moment, Internet.org, many acquisitions and so much more. But oh no, he has got to keep going and another project up his sleeve codenamed ‘Facebook at Work’, which could Rival LinkedIn. Your boss would not be too happy … [Read more...]

Four plaintiffs vs LinkedIn on Reference Search

Four plaintiffs vs LinkedIn on Reference Search

Four plaintiffs have issued LinkedIn with a lawsuit on its ‘Reference Search’. Tracee Sweet, Tiffany Thomas, Lisa Jaramillo and James Ralston are suing because they lost out on employment opportunities because of the professional network. According to The New York Times the class-action lawsuit … [Read more...]

LinkedIn career, business progression success

LinkedIn career, business progression success

LinkedIn has revolutionised the way professionals connect with each other, making it possible to network globally without leaving your desk. Here, the experts at the London School of Marketing give their top seven pieces of advice on how to make the most of this tool. LinkedIn's success depends … [Read more...]

Five minutes for perfect LinkedIn marketing plan

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It is all about the minutes in a day, that you can spare to make the perfect social media-marketing plan. You do not need a day or an hour, apparently and according to an infographic you only need 5 minutes in a day. The infographic titled ‘5 Minutes in LinkedIn Marketing Plan’, by Bluewire Media … [Read more...]

LinkedIn privacy policy, user agreement now effective

LinkedIn privacy policy, new tools from Oct 23

As of yesterday October 23, 2014, LinkedIn revised its versions of its Privacy Policy and User Agreement. By continuing on LinkedIn its means you agree to these revised documents, so please take a few minutes to read and understand them. Visit the LinkedIn blog to learn what these changes mean to … [Read more...]

Santa Claus, MD of Christmas LinkedIn account

Santa Claus, MD of Christmas LinkedIn account

Santa Claus's business credentials are a cut above the rest, and with his worldwide workload he has decided to open a new LinkedIn account. His LinkedIn account is under the name ‘Santa Claus - MD of Christmas’, his current job role is CEO of Letter from Santa at the NSPCC, which he has been … [Read more...]

Submit your LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge proposal

Submit your LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge proposal

LinkedIn is a very powerful professional social media network, and because of this they are calling out to all data-driven people. Asking them to utilize LinkedIn’s data and then submit their very own proposal as part of the ‘LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge.’ The challenge is where the thinkers … [Read more...]

LinkedIn employment history lawsuit

LinkedIn employment history lawsuit

LinkedIn have been issued with a class-action lawsuit in California, the professional social network is being accused of violating federal consumer protection laws to do with employment history. The lawsuit suggests LinkedIn have violated users rights by selling employment history information to … [Read more...]

New LinkedIn investment pushes Irish job growth

New LinkedIn investment pushes Irish job growth

LinkedIn is investing more into Ireland and with recently acquiring a building with 17,000 square metres next to its existing offices at Wilton Place; more jobs will be created in Dublin. With the latest significant investment plans it could create at least another 600 job vacancies in Dublin, … [Read more...]

LinkedIn profile interactions just got better

LinkedIn profile interactions just got better

LinkedIn has just released a new update and made better its ‘Who's Viewed Your Profile’, because now on this page users will see better insights on why you gained those specific interactions. This means the LinkedIn profile interactions just got better because it now shows LinkedIn users how they … [Read more...]

LinkedIn University Rankings helps career movement

LinkedIn University Rankings helps career movement

LinkedIn has created a brand new tool called ‘LinkedIn University Rankings - Based on career outcomes’ and this is all based on the careers of over 300 million professionals. The new tool allows users to see the top-ranked universities for each field in Canada, United States and United Kingdom. … [Read more...]

Import LinkedIn to Google Plus in seconds

Import LinkedIn to Google Plus in seconds

Google Plus is a growing social network for businesses, and this is why so many users are looking at the best way to import LinkedIn contacts. There are so many options on how to import, but by using Circloscope you can do within seconds. The video and tutorial article courtesy of Circloscope … [Read more...]

Breaking down LinkedIn for solicitors

Breaking down LinkedIn for solicitors

LinkedIn is a network for professional people covering all types of titles, everyone has different ways they want their LinkedIn profile to look. But when it comes to solicitors it is recommended to make sure profiles and company pages are completely filled out and optimised. Do not be afraid to … [Read more...]

Excited Richard Branson and daughter joins LinkedIn

LinkedIn gains Richard Branson and daughter for BIYPD

Bring In Your Parents Day 2014 has got the perfect team, which includes LinkedIn, Richard Branson and his daughter Holly. LinkedIn decided they wanted to join forces with Sir Richard Branson, and soon after his daughter Holly Branson joined in as well. She was so excited she took over Branson’s … [Read more...]

LinkedIn numbers for South Africa rises

LinkedIn numbers for South Africa rises

Millions are looking for jobs worldwide and for South Africans they are turning their attention towards LinkedIn, they are using LinkedIn so they get a better chance to connect with potential employers. In this day and age it is a tough crippling economy worldwide, but thanks to new research data … [Read more...]

LinkedIn 2014 Q2 stocks and revenue outcome

LinkedIn 2014 Q2 stocks and revenue outcome

LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) has finally reported its quarterly outcome for Q2 of 2014 and the revenue for this second quarter was sitting at $534 million, which is an increase of 47% compared to $364 million in the second quarter of 2013. When you look at the net loss attributable to common … [Read more...]

LinkedIn InMaps alternative by Mindjet

LinkedIn InMaps alternative by Mindjet

LinkedIn retired its InMaps and since doing so Mindjet just announced the updated release and public availability of its brainstorming and mind mapping software, MindManager 15 for Windows – This could possibly be a good alternative tool for people who were currently using LinkedIn's InMaps. Used … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Formula for Connecting with B2B Buyers

LinkedIn Formula for Connecting with B2B Buyers

There are so many ways to connect with B2B (Business-to-Business) buyers, but determining the best formula is where the battle begins. If you visit the LinkedIn Sales Solutions page (below) you will see the new ‘The New Formula for Connecting with B2B Buyers’ eBook is now ready for users to … [Read more...]

InMaps discontinued by LinkedIn for new visualization

InMaps discontinued by LinkedIn for new visualization

InMaps by LinkedIn are no longer supported after being discontinued for new visualization; it was decided to retire the network tool so they could concentrate on developing new ways to visualize the professional network. If you visit the official inmaps.linkedinlabs page you will see a little … [Read more...]

Paul Zahra quits David Jones through social media

Paul Zahra quits David Jones, takes sabbatical

CEO of David Jones, Paul Zahra has quit his role as of today after taking to LinkedIn and Twitter to let the world know. This comes just after David Jones, the Woolworths group from South Africa $2.2 billion acquisition. Paul Zahra as of 10 hours ago opened his official Twitter @PaulZahra2 by … [Read more...]