LinkedIn Brief #2: How many LinkedIn Recommendations Should You Have?

Getting the most value from Linkedin Recommendations: managing the number and topic while maximizing authenticity and transparency. […]

Guide to Recommendations—Writing LinkedIn Recommendations

adviceLinkedIn Recommendations are a way for you to segment your connections into an even smaller and more specific group. A Recommendation is a far stronger tie than a connection. You can also think of them as a way to reward your strongest connections. Carefully consider the people for whom you write Recommendations.

Here I will outline how you can combine the art and science of writing Recommendations to create credible, memorable ones. Just as important, when you ask someone to write a Recommendation for you, send them here first.. they will probably be grateful, and you will get a more lucid Recommendation.