Tag Archives: LinkedIn

Quick Tip Monday: Blocking Users on LinkedIn

Unwanted connection requests? Spammers? We accept them as part of engaging on a social network, but we don’t have to. We can block them.

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Withdrawing Invitations to Connect on LinkedIn

One of the best ways to begin building your LinkedIn network is by connecting with people that you already know in real life. LinkedIn makes it easy to do so by uploading your address book to LinkedIn – that way you can see who you already have contact with in the ‘real world,’ which of […]

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Changes to LinkedIn Contacts and Inbox

LinkedIn is rolling out changes to its interface faster than we can keep up. Last month we talked about LinkedIn Intro and the potential security problems associated with it. This month we cover two other recent changes that involve your connections and how you communicate with them on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Inbox                    Last week, LinkedIn announced […]

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Sharon Nelson and John Simek review “LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition”

I loved the first edition of LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers by Dennis Kennedy and Allison Shields, but I am thrilled that there is a second edition. LinkedIn, like every other social media site, has changed so much that you need an up-to-date guide to make good use of LinkedIn as a lawyer. There […]

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LinkedIn Intro: Potential Security Problems?

The latest new release from LinkedIn is LinkedIn Intro, a mobile product that works in conjunction with the iPhone Apple Mail app, released in English for all users worldwide at the end of October. If you activate LinkedIn’s new Intro service, when viewing email in Apple Mail on your iPhone, a bar will pop up […]

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Taking Advantage of LinkedIn’s New Interface

LinkedIn had a major interface overhaul in 2013. With so many changes to the graphics, connection management, and new ways for lawyers to take advantage of this important tool, the ABA just released a second edition of LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers. Authors Dennis Kennedy and Allison Shields monitored the developments and began conducting new […]

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Create a LinkedIn Action Plan

Excerpted and adapted from LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition by Dennis Kennedy and Allison C. Shields, published by the ABA Law Practice Division. Participation on LinkedIn can help you identify and learn about poten­tial clients, strategic alliances, and referral sources, and these contacts can be a good way to get the word out about […]

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Now available: “LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition”

One of the ABA’s bestselling books has been fully updated and revised for our readers and members. LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition, reflects significant changes to LinkedIn’s layout and functionality made in the past year. In just one hour, this book will help you: Set up a LinkedIn account Create a robust, dynamic […]

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Become a Business Matchmaker by Sharing LinkedIn Profiles

You might be overlooking a simple, powerful feature of LinkedIn that will help you introduce two of your connections who don’t know each other, but should. A friend of mine (to protect his identity and introduce a bit of mystery into this post, let’s call him “A”) called me a few weeks ago to update […]

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LinkedIn Pages for Law Firms

LinkedIn’s Company Pages feature is a tool law firms can use to promote the firm and its lawyers, attract qualified prospects for job openings within the firm or to engage with clients, potential clients and referral sources. When the firm creates a Company Page, all employees of the firm who have Profiles on LinkedIn will […]

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