LinkedIn for the Holidays

Have Yourself a Merry Little LinkedIn November and December are great times to celebrate the holidays, and you can do it on LinkedIn (and other social media), too. Use the season to reconnect with older LinkedIn acquaintances and develop new [...]

LinkedIn Launches a Pilot Program for Freelancers

LinkedIn ProFinder - bringing Freelancers and Employers Together Although LinkedIn promotes itself as a platform for Business-to-Business (B2B) networking and provides lots of tools for businesses looking for full-time professionals, the business site has done little to actively promote the [...]

The Job Hunter’s Guide to LinkedIn Recruiter

What a Web We Weave – LinkedIn Recruiters and Job Hunters For job hunters, one of the great mysteries of LinkedIn is how to be found by corporate recruiters. You may have heard about LinkedIn Recruiter upgrades and the mysterious [...]

Surviving LinkedIn Change, Confusion and Chaos

Coping with LinkedIn’s Culture of Change without Angst Even by LinkedIn’s standards, the social network is going through a great deal of change lately. It is most visible today in major changes to LinkedIn’s messaging, the upcoming re-invention of Groups, [...]

LinkedIn Groups Seeing Big Changes

The LinkedIn Curmudgeon on LinkedIn’s Big Announcement The LinkedIn Curmudgeon makes a guest appearance on Frugal Guidance 2 again, inspired by LinkedIn’s recent announcement of changes to Groups. The LC is delighted with the announcement, not only because he really [...]

Creating and Using Custom Gmail Addresses

Plus (+) Address Tricks with Gmail Gmail is a great free service. Sometimes it seems that everybody in the world is using it, making it hard to register your favorite email address. But did you know there are ways to [...]

The Complete Guide to Following on LinkedIn – Part 2

Every writer who publishes info about LinkedIn over the years has run into the situation where he or she writes an in-depth post about using a feature of LinkedIn only to find out soon afterwards that LinkedIn has deleted that [...]

The Complete Guide to Following on LinkedIn

Every writer who publishes info about LinkedIn over the years has run into the situation where he or she writes an in-depth post about using a feature of LinkedIn only to find out soon afterwards that LinkedIn has deleted that [...]

What LinkedIn Did While You Were Away on Summer Vacation

A Review of Recent Changes on LinkedIn It’s September! (How did that happen so soon?) While you were enjoying your summer activities (and maybe doing a bit of work, too), LinkedIn made a few significant changes. As you come back [...]

13 Lucky Things about Project Gutenberg

The World’s Biggest Free e-Library is still thriving and growing Project Gutenberg is one of the true gems of the internet for anybody who likes to read literature, or comics, or classic sci fi, or browse magazines of a different [...]

Using Image Search With LinkedIn

  Using Google, Bing & TinEye photo search for safer networking on LinkedIn LinkedIn is sometimes tightfisted about sharing information for people you are not connected to, especially if you’re using a free account. Are you trying to find out somebody’s [...]

The New LibreOffice 5.0 – a Writer’s Perspective

A Personal Evaluation As The Document Foundation approaches its fifth birthday, it has released version 5.0 of its LibreOffice office suite, continuing its march to become an improved, flexible, and relevant resource in the office software field. Since its word [...]