April 2011

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LinkedIn’s Top Issue For April – Unwelcome Email!

28 Apr 2011 | : About the Service

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It seems I’ve hit a hot button – unwelcome email.

I posted “Receiving Unwelcome LinkedIn Mail” a year ago, and then an update earlier in the month “Still Receiving Unwelcome LinkedIn Email“, but the mailbag has another suggestion for me – turning off Partner InMail.

Let’s have a look!

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Opting Out of Mixtent for LinkedIn

26 Apr 2011 | : About the Service, Outside LinkedIn

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More from the mailbag this week – reader Eric asks about “mixtent”, a new-ish LinkedIn application.

I’ve done a bit of searching around on it, and I’m going to give a pass on this one, but I did feel compelled to login if only to specifically tell mixtent that I wanted to opt out.

It’s a little fuzzy, so you might want to read further…

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Canceling Premium LinkedIn Service

21 Apr 2011 | : About the Service

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Received a comment this week that needed a bit more that a quick reply in the article – and thought this would make a good topic for a new post.

Joe has apparently been trying to stop paying for a LinkedIn account for a couple months now, so let’s see what advice we can offer him.

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Still Receiving Unwelcome LinkedIn Mail

14 Apr 2011 | : About the Service

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“Steve, you might be interested in Tom Smith or this article”

Great to get – unless you aren’t actually interested, or you receive it too often…

Then it’s an annoyance.

I posted “Receiving Unwelcome LinkedIn Mail” a bit over a year ago, but Jennifer asks if I’d update this issue from the “annoying email from LinkedIn” point of view – and that sounds like a good idea.

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Most LinkedIn Users Opt For Free Account

01 Apr 2011 | : About the Service

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Actually – that’s an understatement. Just a few LinkedIn users pay for their account.

In March I asked users if they went with the free or paid account; and I spread things out by asking if people were interested in the paid account (but had not yet started paying), had left it behind, or which version of paid account they used (if they went that way).

So let’s have a look.

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