How Do I Turn Off Birthday Notifications on LinkedIn?

Firstly, LinkedIn is a networking platform and people like to network with those they know, like and trust, making an emotional connection so I would encourage you to look for ways to leverage this contact from your network that is congruent with your personal brand. For example: Share with them what you did on your […]

How Do I Connect With a 3rd Degree Connection on LinkedIn?

The new user interface does not allow you to connect with all 3rd-degree connections as simple as clicking the blue ‘Connect’ button. So you might think you have to upgrade to Premium to be able to do that, but even then that may not work. Here are 5 quick workarounds; Join a group they are in and […]

Connecting Sales, Marketing & You Inc on LinkedIn in 2017

Below is my TED-style talk at the Haste & Hustle conference earlier this year – includes the Pinata BBQ Accountant story. It is imperative that you understand how to leverage LinkedIn’s benefits for the sales AND marketing of You Inc. and build a profile that stands out. Paul Copcutt will show you how to use […]

Why Facebooks Job Feature is Good News for LinkedIn

LinkedIn has constantly suffered from the label and perception that it is a glorified resume bank versus an integrated and engaging network. The intention of the much-criticized new desktop user interface was to increase engagement and use of the platform. However with numerous glitches, ‘deprecated’ features (a term LinkedIn likes to use to explain retired […]