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Include rich media with your LinkedIn status updates

An important update from LinkedIn is the news that, rolling out over the next few weeks internationally from today, you’ll now be able to attach rich media to your status updates – and this will also apply to LinkedIn Company Pages.

Visual content is becoming more and more important in attracting and holding attention online – […]

By |May 31st, 2013|linkedin|Comments Off on Include rich media with your LinkedIn status updates

New mobile app for LinkedIn improves usability

LinkedIn have improved access to their service with a new mobile application. There’s a completely redesigned interface, and you can now add shortcuts to your most-used features, as well as integration with your calendar. Using it on an iPhone, so far I’m very impressed with the design and added functionality.

http://blog.linkedin.com/2013/04/17/new-mobile-experience-for-everyday-professional/

By |April 19th, 2013|linkedin, tips and tricks|Comments Off on New mobile app for LinkedIn improves usability

LinkedIn adding ‘mentions’ to your status updates

LinkedIn is becoming more and more social, with a new feature rolling out today. In a nutshell, you can mention those in your network (and those beyond it in some cases) in conversations and status updates on LinkedIn – and you’ll get real-time notifications when someone mentions you.

http://blog.linkedin.com/2013/04/04/start-a-conversation-by-mentioning-your-connections-on-linkedin/

 

By |April 4th, 2013|linkedin, tips and tricks|1 Comment

Changes coming to LinkedIn search

The LinkedIn Blog has news of fundamental changes to the way LinkedIn search works. Given that there were 5.7 billion professionally oriented searches performed on LinkedIn last year, this is news.

http://blog.linkedin.com/2013/03/25/linkedin-search-just-got-smarter/

By |March 26th, 2013|linkedin|Comments Off on Changes coming to LinkedIn search

Link: LinkedIn launches ‘slide’ ads

Interesting news from LinkedIn related to its acquisition of Slideshare – what it terms ‘Slideshare Content Ads’ – thought to be display units that will run throughout LinkedIn—along the right rail adjacent to users’ activity streams.

http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/linkedin-slides-ads-promoting-presentations-147878

Hat tip to @SomazWW for spotting this.

By |March 14th, 2013|linkedin|Comments Off on Link: LinkedIn launches ‘slide’ ads

Visibility for Blogs

Another great piece of content from Lee Odden, about the importance of visibility for blogs.

http://www.toprankblog.com/2013/02/blog-promotion-findability/

By |March 6th, 2013|general|Comments Off on Visibility for Blogs

5 LinkedIn Optimisation Tips from Lee Odden

Lee Odden is a man who knows his stuff in search, social and content.

http://www.toprankblog.com/2013/03/linkedin-optimization-tips/

By |March 6th, 2013|linkedin|Comments Off on 5 LinkedIn Optimisation Tips from Lee Odden