Archive for Uncategorized – Page 3

LinkedIn Showing Up For People Name Searches

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve noticed that as I Google’d an individual’s name in order to find their websites or blogs that often their LinkedIn profiles are popping up for their name’s search results.

LinkedIn has effectively leveraged their domain’s PageRank (7) along with a good link structure for individual profiles that includes the person’s name to generate some pretty good traffic back to the service I’m guessing.

These two searches in particular caught my eye because of their profile:

The Takeaway

It’s just good search engine optimization. They are leveraging search traffic for people’s names (i.e. their user-created profiles) to continue to keep their brand and service in front of people’s eyes. In fact, I’ve used the LinkedIn search results several times to find people and their sites … and then to follow up with an invitation to join my network.

And in the process, they are demonstrating that they are a hub for people to congregate and find others … and, thus, to keep momentum up for people to continue using their service.

I Want a Workspace Like This

I’d take probably almost any of these cool workspaces.

Getting Your Office Ergonomics Right

Over the past month as I’ve gotten increasingly busier with design work, I’ve really realized the need for some good ergonomics. My posture is terrible and my back and shoulder pain is demonstrating that.

For some really good, concise tutorials on how to get your office ergonomics right, check out this outstanding site.

I’m taking much of this advice to heart and making some changes in my office environment.

I Just Couldn’t Resist …

My wife and I are raving lunatic fans of NBC’s The Office … in fact, my cousin gave me a Dwight Shrute Bobblehead for my birthday that will soon be adorning my desk.

Here’s a preview clip of what’s coming up next on The Office.