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Update Your LinkedIn Company Page NOW

Posted by on 05 Oct 2012 | Tagged as: About the Service, Entrepreneurial, Profiles


Quick blurb here – I posted “You Need To Update Your LinkedIn Company Page NOW” over on http://linkedintelligence.com, another LinkedIn focused site that I contribute to.

If you have created a LinkedIn Company Page, you MUST read this article.

Top 10 Articles In 2011 On The LinkedIn Personal Trainer

Posted by on 29 Dec 2011 | Tagged as: About the Service, Applications, Connections, Entrepreneurial, Etiquette, Groups, Introductions, Jobs, Outside LinkedIn, Polls, Profiles, Recommendations, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn


Let’s take a moment to ring out 2011 and look back at some of the most read articles for the year.

It’s been an interesting one with the release of The Revised LinkedIn Personal Trainer and the public stock offering from LinkedIn. (The later of which didn’t make much of an impact here…)

It’s hard to compare an article written in January against an article written in November – the one’s just been around a whole lot longer to attract attention. So I’ve used a bit of a weighting to try to factor that in.

And so – here they are – the top ten articles from 2011…

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Making Sales With LinkedIn

Posted by on 06 Oct 2011 | Tagged as: Entrepreneurial, Introductions, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn


This post wraps up the “LinkedIn For The Salesman” discussion. We’ve looked into prospecting, research, and getting spectacular introductions – things every salesperson can do to leverage their efforts.

This summary post links to the articles describing how LinkedIn can help in the different aspects of the sales process.

Plus – breaking this morning, LinkedIn says companies will be able to issue updates – we’ll cover that as well.

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Finding Entrepreneurs At The LinkedIn Personal Trainer

Posted by on 01 Jun 2011 | Tagged as: Entrepreneurial


As regular readers will tell you, I’ve come up with some interesting questions to ask readers of The LinkedIn Personal Trainer blog. Last month I decided to find out some additional demographics of the readership of the blog and I’m shocked.

Do you think the blog attracts more or less entrepreneurs than the population supports?

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Funding From Angels

Posted by on 29 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Entrepreneurial, Ways to Use LinkedIn


If you’re looking for an angel investment in your startup and you haven’t been using LinkedIn, you are literally leaving money on the table.

(Some people use the word literally when they mean figuratively, but in this case, I really think you are leaving money on the table!-)

It came up earlier when I wrote about Gishido “Raising Venture Funds Through LinkedIn“, and it’s clearly a favorite thing about LinkedIn.

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Favorite Linked Things

Posted by on 03 Aug 2010 | Tagged as: About the Service, Connections, Entrepreneurial, Groups, Introductions, Jobs, Profiles, Recommendations, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn


Here’s a bit of a tribute to LinkedIn for all my readers – I hope you enjoy it!

This thread will also help me start a number of postings over the next few weeks as I cover each of these favorite things – to explain them a little further.

Visiting this site for the first time?

If the video has brought you to The LinkedIn Personal Trainer for the very first time, a bit of an introduction is in order.

Hi – I’m steve!

And I wrote The LinkedIn Personal Trainer as a concise guide to getting started with LinkedIn – and sell it in both paperback and e-book formats.

This site is dedicated to exploring and using LinkedIn as an extension of that book.


I’ve written nearly 200 additional articles about new features, happenings in the LinkedIn world, and reader questions – and they’re all available to you through the “Archives”, “Categories”, and “Search” sections off in the header or right column.

Reader feedback

I’m always interested in the issues you face and looking for material for articles, so please don’t be a stranger. If you leave a comment, or send me a note, I’ll do my very best to respond quickly.

Like what you read?

And lastly, if you like what you’ve read here, please sign up for the email feed (or RSS if you prefer that) in the top right corner.

When you enter your email address, I’ll give you a short note whenever a new article is posted – so you don’t have to keep checking back.

The email will include the headline and first paragraph of the topic – and if you’re not interested, just delete it and move on.  If the topic is of interest, there will be a link to click over for the full article.

And spread the word

Perhaps the biggest thing you can do to help me, is to spread the word about this site. If you learned something here, recommend the LinkedInPersonalTrainer.com to others.

As always, I remain committed to your continued success,


Steven Tylock

Raising Venture Funds Through LinkedIn

Posted by on 22 Jan 2010 | Tagged as: Entrepreneurial


Caught this report out of IrishTimes.com – a company raised a nice pot of venture funding exclusively through LinkedIn.

That’s the kind of story worth looking at;-)

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