Please don’t spam me on LinkedIn

I’m all for using LinkedIn to “sell myself” and understand that others will use it the same way. But there’s a way to sell  on social networks like this. And spam isn’t one of them. What do I mean by ‘spam’? Let me take you through what happens … A person I have met briefly…

An open letter to LinkedIn

 I’m sorry, LinkedIn. I’ve tried to spend more time with you, but you’re just not pushing my buttons. Sure, you’ve supplied a nice interface, with a simple clear design and a free online space for me to house my curriculum vitae. I think it’s also cool that I can connect to people I’ve worked with,…

Branching out too far

Thanks to @sarahsocialpr and @mroelink I’ve been inspired to trial BranchOut this week. BranchOut can be quickly described as LinkedIn for Facebook. It’s all set within Facebook and it can draw in your LinkedIn profile quickly and easily. From there, it’s about extending your BranchOut profile to include Facebook friends, and to start acquiring recommendations,…