May, 2013

Warning – Nigerian Scam Spreading on LinkedIn

You’ve probably gotten those emails suggesting that “some Minister died and they need to give money to you.” It’s the typical Nigerian “419″ scam, named after the Nigerian Penal code number. Well, those emails are coming to your LinkedIn Inbox, and soon! The worst part, is they are much harder to spot, as the scammers are imitating Real, Senior Bank...

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LinkedIn Profile Tips – Don’t be a “Quota Killer”!

If you heard any of the political news in the last election cycle, you might have come across a news story where the reporter states something like… “Politician’s LinkedIn Profile says…“, or “According to his/her LinkedIn Profile...” As a LinkedIn speaker and trainer, I read a lot of articles about LinkedIn profiles. Today, I came across an article from...

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LinkedIn Mistakes – What Not to do!

I get a lot of email and spam from my LinkedIn connections. Unfortunately, LinkedIn doesn’t seem to do much about spam. I really wish they would. At least that would control the spam that I get from within LinkedIn. Today, though, I got an email from one of my first degree connections. It was sent directly to my LinkedIn email address (I maintain a separate email address for all LinkedIn...

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