Archive for LinkedIn Discussions

LinkedIn Establishes New and Confusing Rules for Group Discussions

LinkedIn new Group discussion moderation rulesIn case you didn’t notice, LinkedIn sent an email this week to members with the subject line, “Check Out What’s New in Groups.” Your Group discussions will be displayed in one place similar to the updates you get in your activities time line.

Polls will be retired on May 15th, and there are updated rules on Group Discussions. Read More→

Why You Should Edit the Headlines in Your LinkedIn Discussions

LinkedIn Discussion HeadlinesA fellow blogger wrote to me a while ago asking how she could edit the headline when she shared her latest post as an update on her LinkedIn profile or in a Group discussion.

There’s a good reason why you should edit your headlines, which I’ll explain in a minute.

Most bloggers I know use the “share” button under their post or the LinkedIn icon in Digg Digg, the floating share bar that enables your social media icons to ride alongside your content when a visitor scrolls through your site (see left).

Remove “Blog Post”

When you automatically post to LinkedIn the discussion headline will read “Blog post.” There is nothing inherently wrong in distributing your posts to Groups – most of the time. Read More→