Does your LinkedIn profile make you look unprofessional?

Does your LinkedIn profile make you look unskilled (and like a bit of a...

If you’re one of LinkedIn’s half a billion members, you’re presumably a professional and probably career-minded. You recognise that hiring managers and their recruiters...
A soldier poised to throw a grenade

Gary Vaynerchuk dropped a f*cking bomb at INBOUND

‘F*ck’ is one of the most versatile words in the English language. To many, it’s inoffensive. To some, it’s crude and boorish. When Gary...
In this digital age, with our lives documented by social media, we need a cultural revolution against online bullying, harassment and shaming.

Cruel Intentions: The Lewinsky Effect

Like every woman I know, I’ve worn my hair a multitude of shades, lengths and styles. For a period of time in my 20s, my hair...
The key to being a good LinkedIn stalker is to look without being seen.

How to succeed as a professional stalker

As a user-generated networking database, LinkedIn is one of the most powerful business research tools available. That is, so long as your privacy settings...
It's a LinkedIn group not the Augusta National Golf Club

Use your LinkedIn group to build a tribe, not your ego

Groups, and the networking opportunity they provide, should be one of the most valuable features of LinkedIn. But to be so, many group administrators...
Anna Kendrick was not a social media success as 'Miss America'

Being ‘Miss America’ made Anna Kendrick a social failure

Anna Kendrick was nominated for a Tony (High Society) at age 12, and an Oscar (Up in the Air) at 25. She made five...
Don't speak (on social) unless you have something worth saying

Don’t speak! Etiquette advice for socially-awkward conference delegates

So you’re attending a conference. You’ve been given time off work. Maybe you had to fly to get there. You’re staying in a flash...
Give me good reason to connect with you on LinkedIn

Give me good reason to connect with you on LinkedIn

Not that long ago, the most common mistake people made on LinkedIn was not sending a personalised invitation. “I’d like to join your professional network...
Hello affiliate marketing; goodbye independence

Hello affiliate marketing. Goodbye declaration of independence

The cardinal rule of affiliate marketing is that the commercial relationship is obviously identifiable - clearly and conspicuously. If only marketers knew that to...
If you don't have a LinkedIn strategy you're squandering an opportunity

300 million LinkedIn members are squandering an opportunity

There are 590 million LinkedIn members. About half are active daily users of the professional networking site. These active daily users are exploiting LinkedIn to...