Saturday, February 12, 2011


Does anyone here use LinkedIn? I just set up a profile there this week, and would be interested to know others' experiences with it.

I haven't really done anything with it yet, as I filled out the profile and then got distracted for the rest of the week. I'd heard that there can be great opportunities for writers there though, so I thought it was worth a try. I admit that networking is not something I've ever been very good at, and in fact my natural inclination is to avoid it, so I'm not sure how comfortable I will be on the site. But since I had promised myself that I would take the "try anything" approach this year as far as writing goes, I decided to give it a shot.

If anyone reading this is on LinkedIn, please share. I'd love to connect there, get suggestions for using the site, or just hear about your experiences.


  1. Wow!! Good for you and best of luck!! You should most definitely go for it! You may have a hidden talent that you were not aware of.

  2. I use it horribly sporadically. My favorite mode of connecting with others is Twitter

  3. Thanks Denise and Caren!

    Caren, I like Twitter too, it's a lot of fun to use.

  4. Go for it! I'm proud that you are willing to try new things and see how and what works.

  5. Hi Julie! It's Angie from Catladyland -- I found your blog :) I do not use LinkedIn, but am considering it... I'm a FB-head!

  6. I know people who are on it but it seems too personal to me - I don't want my resume seen by the public.

  7. @LynnMarie, that's so nice of you to say, thanks!

    @Angie, thanks for coming by! I really enjoy your blog.

    @Carmie, that's kind of how I felt about LinkedIn, I'm not sure how comfortable I am with using it. I agree with you on the resume.


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