Monthly Archives: August 2011

Activity and Audience You Need Both For LinkedIn Success.

My mother opened her tax office the year I was born.  At the time it was not considered “proper” for a professional to advertise, at least that’s the way she told the story.  The story goes on that she didn’t … Continue reading

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Why You Should Join Open Net Working Groups

Joining Open Networking groups will help you reduce IDK’s and make your search for connections more fruitful.  Members of these groups generally will accept all invites sent to them and do not IDK you.  To keep my IDK’s low I … Continue reading

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How To Find And Join Open Networker Groups

Simplest way to quickly join open networker groups is scroll down my profile below the recommendations is a section which shows the groups I belong to.  If the group says network or LION in the name, it is an open … Continue reading

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Find Open Networkers To Avoid IDK’s

LinkedIn has a policy that you should only invite people you know. Many people just want to connect whether they know you or not. These people have different reasons. For example most LinkedIn people, need to deal with taxes at … Continue reading

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Make Connecting With You Easy

If you want more people to invite you to be a connection one thing you can do it to make it easier to connect with you is publish your email address in your name or current occupation spot.  In your … Continue reading

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What Are IDK’s?

IDK is short for “I Don’t Know”.  When someone gets an invite and decides they don’t want to connect they can choose to IDK you.  Not exactly sure how bad that is but I do know that if you get … Continue reading

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How To Name Your Websites And Blogs On Linkedin

When looking at a Linked profile how many people do you suppose might click on your blog when the link says “Blog”.  Not many will look at it unless they really really are interested in you.  Suppose your blog had … Continue reading

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Getting Reset

Sometimes when you are searching through a long list of people sometimes you will be asked to sign on again.  When you do, the search results start over at page one.  If you are on page 31 it takes a … Continue reading

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Using your Paid Subscription InMails To Make Connections

Paid subscriptions have InMails.  For example, my account gives me 25 InMails a month.  If you send an InMail and the person doesn’t respond for 7 days you can use the InMail again.  I often use them like OpenLink to … Continue reading

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How To Get More Invites

Get More Invites:  Click the “More” Tab and choose “Learning Center”.  On the left you will see a link for “Customer Service”.  You will get a search box at the top of the next screen.  Search for “Invitation Limits”.  Click … Continue reading

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