On 10 June 2021, I tried an experimental LinkedIn post where I offered to reply with a video to all questions in the comments.
Here are all 40 questions and my video responses, along with some useful additional resources.
(I normally add captions to all my videos. These were intended as quick replies and so these videos don’t have captions. Sorry!)
Is there a way to edit a post to add a picture after you’ve posted without deleting and re-posting?
If you mute notifications to a thread you commented on, will LinkedIn penalise your reach?
Lina Lotta Landgraf.
What do you think LinkedIn will look like in 5 years?
What are your top tips for strategic engagement, other than engaging authentically?
Many B2C micro-business owners prefer Instagram, Facebook and even Twitter to LinkedIn. Many see it as a more B2B and corporate environment. Do you think they’re missing an opportunity by avoiding LinkedIn?
Are there any plans for LinkedIn to make your inbox more manageable?
Do you have any metrics on the new share function within comments and is it useful?
Is there any way to put a note against a connection to remind yourself of when or why you became connected?
Louisa van Vessem.
Why do I really see content from people are used to regularly engage with over 18 months ago?
One can post articles from one’s personal profile on one’s company page. How much of each (percentage or fraction-wise) is best?
What are your tips or processes for handling direct messages?
Kevin D Turner.
What are your top five secret brilliant tips that could really ramp up a member’s LinkedIn experience that other experts are talking about?
How do you respond to a message after connecting with someone and they try to sell you their company services or what they do right away?
How do you ensure that each piece of content you come up with will always be interesting?
What is your opinion on the five hashtags in creative mode? Should I now include these as hashtags in every post? Could that have an impact on visibility?
The reactions and comments from employees on their company’s post make a genuine impact on the algorithm, or is it more the case that LinkedIn treat those reactions and comments as biased, in other words having weak reach?
How do you determine your post to come up in your connections’ feeds without tagging them?
When I add a Zoom registration link into a LinkedIn event many people commit on LinkedIn but never see acknowledge or click on the Zoom registration link and it doesn’t go into their calendars. So, nearer the date you have to manually message them and it’s far from efficient. What am I doing wrong with events?
What is it about pineapples?
Do you use LinkedIn Sales Navigator to do direct message outreach?
Do hashtags work in the comments?
Why does LinkedIn recommend random posts to me in my notifications, and how does it work out which posts to put in front of me?
What are your recommendations or tips for moving conversations to the DMs and being strategic with engagement?
Can you see a list anywhere of who is following your personal hashtag?
How can we influence what’s shown in the Highlights section of our profiles?
Do you still celebrate milestone numbers in your metrics?
Re business pages, when you are a one-person service business, what do you do to make a business page make sense?
How do you toggle between posting as a profile vs posting as a company page? When is it appropriate to do one vs the other?
What’s your view on having a title/role after your name? I’ve heard it’s now a no-no?
Is there a limit to the number of characters you can have in a hashtag?
What are your thoughts on LinkedIn’s investment in Hopin?
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