Best Practices in Linkedin

What is a “LION” on LinkedIn?

you’ve seen it before…the acronym “LION” proudly displayed on a LinkedIn member’s headline. What does it mean? Should you become a LION?   The acronym L-I-O-N stands for LinkedIn Open Networker.   LIONs are LinkedIn members open to networking with everyone, previously known or not. The LION generally accepts...

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The Hot Debate Over LinkedIn Profile Ownership

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="342"] Photo credit: Shekhar_Sahu / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND[/caption] Question: If you use LinkedIn at your workplace, who retains ownership of your profile, and all of your connections? Answer: It may not be you. In an article published June 2008, www.telegraph.co.uk reporter Richard...

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Connect on LinkedIn the Right Way

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"] Photo credit: clasesdeperiodismo / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA[/caption] I am often asked, “How do I invite people on LinkedIn?” Invitations are so fundamental and, yet, many remain frustrated about the “right” and “wrong” ways to connect. So let’s go back to basics...

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