Cambridge links

These are the links I mentioned in my #CSMDay2019 talk on 8 November 2019.

Who viewed your profile

See who’s been checking you out:
linkedin.com/me/profile-views

Change profile URL

Get rid of the string of letters and numbers in your default profile URL:

linkedin.com/public-profile/settings

People also viewed

Turn this off to stop advertising other people’s profiles on your own profile:

linkedin.com/psettings/browse-map

Make Follow primary

Replace the default Connect button with a Follow button:

linkedin.com/psettings/allow-follow

Keep the green spot on

Show everyone when you’re available, to encourage more invitations and DMs:

linkedin.com/psettings/presence

Ask for recommendations

Add /detail/recommendation/write/ to your profile URL, e.g.

linkedin.com/in/johnespirian/detail/recommendation/write/

Social Selling Index (SSI)

See how LinkedIn ranks your profile and presence:

linkedin.com/sales/ssi

Emoji shortcuts

Mac users: CtrlCmdSpace

Windows users: Windows; or Windows.

Emoji shortcuts on macOS and Windows

Mac shortcuts in white; Windows in black

Create a company page

Go to the Work menu and click Create a Company Page.

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John Espirian

John Espirian

I write the words that go on B2B websites: service pages, expert articles, case studies, you name it. I also offer LinkedIn profile critiquing and rewriting.

I'm a former software tester and quality assurance manager, and have been an independent writer since 2009.

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