LinkedInformed Podcast. The LinkedIn Show


  • CRM providers experience a 'freeze out' from the LinkedIn API - read more here
  • Advertising partners and content partners get preferred API access - article
  • Photosharing now available on iPhone app - article


Does it really matter? Its almost impossible to keep on top of profile optimisation but everyone should ensure that important keywords are found in the following sections;

  • Headline
  • Job title
  • Company name (edit display name)
  • Skills

Most importantly you should build a strong network so that most people that might search for you are at least a 2nd tier connection.


Find old school or college mates by searching the Alumni section


What is a 'view' of an update on LinkedIn

Direct download: LinkedInformed_013.m4a
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In this weeks episode I cover the following;

(links are in black)


LinkedIn Reaches 300 million members, you can view the infographic here

Endorsements can now be switched off - hooray!

RIP LinkedIn polls - announcement here

My newly released 3 Day Start video tutorial, click on the picture below for more information.

Direct download: LinkedInformed_012.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:23pm UTC


LinkedIn's feline April fools joke. Read the article here

LinkedIn’s Moderation Process for Groups - Overview

New layout for Groups - read article here

Heartbleed Bug - informative article on the subject here and this cartoon explains it in a less 'techie' way.

I use 1Password to avoid issues with passwords. Due to the Heartbleed problem they are offering their product at a 50% discount! Clickhere for more information

The video below was made using Videoscribe. Highly recommended

You can register your interest in the 3 Day Start programme here


The LinkedIn publishing platform. Apply for early access here


  • How I view my previous updates?
  • What is the WeChat link?
Direct download: LinkedInformed_011.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:36pm UTC

The main topic in this weeks show is premium accounts. Should you pay to use LinkedIn or can you get by as a free user?

I discuss many of the pro's and cons and would welcome any feedback or comments you have on this subject. Email me directly at

Here are the notes and links (in black)


- Who's viewed your updates - summary (All) view

Click on the < highlighted above to see this view from your home page

Click on the < highlighted above to see this view from your home page

- On, Off, or Around the Clock: When LinkedIn Members Read Professionally-Relevant Content on the Web. Read the article here

- Please stop those annoying puzzles! below is the picture that accompanied my update

Fill in the gaps!

Fill in the gaps!

- Link to article about 'Sell Hack' LInkedIn email plugin

- You can register your interest in my new LinkedIn 3 Day Start Programme here

Direct download: LinkedInformed_010.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm UTC