Portrait(s) of a Spammer

By: Viveka Wednesday August 1, 2012 comments Tags: LinkedIn Spam, LinkedIn Spammers

What to look for in the newest rash of LinkedIn Spammers Are all HR Directors so attractive? I recently wrote a post on Spammers on LinkedIn , and decided I needed to follow it up with the detailed specifics of what a spammers profile might look like. I am an open networker (you might know us as LIONs) which means I will usually accept an invitation from anyone - even folks I don't know.  But even I have become significantly more cautious.  I no longer accept invitations from: People without photos People without anything in their professional headline section People with a company name instead of their name and or People with a logo instead of a picture. Besides being suspicious, using a company name and logo goes against LinkedIn... Read More