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Have We Permanently Changed Buying Patterns?

Posted by on 04 Jul 2012 | Tagged as: Outside LinkedIn


June’s LinkedIn poll shows a story of immediate desire contrasted with (somewhat) delayed gratification.

I’ll guess that the optimists will say that it means things are headed in a good direction, pessimists will pick out the less-than-stellar buying expectations. I’m going to hedge and say readers of The LinkedIn Personal Trainer have gone pragmatic;-)

Come on – let’s have a look.

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LinkedIn, Twitter, And The Amazon Referral Model

Posted by on 24 May 2012 | Tagged as: Outside LinkedIn


Twitter’s been an interesting activity for me, and I thought I’d share. It may not be the be-all end-all that has been proclaimed, but it’s better than a kick in the butt…

The Return Of The LinkedIn Killer

Posted by on 20 Mar 2012 | Tagged as: Outside LinkedIn


On the good side – it’s been two years since I last address this issue. That’s what being the 900 pound gorilla will do for you – but there’s competition in the works.

One of these days I’m going to be wrong; but perhaps not today.

Let’s have a look…

Virus Threat Through Fake LinkedIn Email

Posted by on 21 Feb 2012 | Tagged as: Outside LinkedIn


I last covered fake LinkedIn emails in 2010 – it wasn’t that big a deal.

Apparently going IPO and reaching 150 million users put a target on the company’s back – let’s look at the topic again…

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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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Updated Results For The Great LinkedIn Personal Trainer Poll Poll!

Posted by on 01 Dec 2011 | Tagged as: Outside LinkedIn, Polls


Alternatively titled “Poll Results Still Show Nearly Everyone Won’t Take Polls!”

My first poll in September of 2009 begged for responses to an innovative yes/no question that everyone should be able to respond to.

I’ve rerun the same poll – and it is just as shocking I tell you!

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Asymmetrical Networking

Posted by on 14 Oct 2011 | Tagged as: Outside LinkedIn, Ways to Use LinkedIn


Or “Why LinkedIn Works and Twitter Doesn’t”…

We’re having a great Friday in the rain here, and I hope you’re warm, dry, and comfortable – it looks like seasons are changing.

The concept open for discussion today is the symmetry of networking, and why it doesn’t quite work when that symmetry is lacking.

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Browsing LinkedIn Viewer Statistics With Quantcast

Posted by on 22 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Outside LinkedIn


What kind of people use the LinkedIn site?

I’ve read all sorts of reports, but took a bit of time to head over to quantcast.com and had a look for myself. It’s rather revealing, and gives me a chance to compare the education levels of readers of this blog with the average LinkedIn user.

Come on – have a look with me.

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