10 LinkedIn Applications Every Student Should Know About

LinkedIn Applications

2011 has undoubtedly been a huge year for LinkedIn; growing beyond 120 million users, stock market flotation and a visit by President Obama among the many highlights. For me, the level of growth is perhaps the most significant of these achievements and the catalyst for such advancement, can in a large part be attributed to the opening up of LinkedIn’s application More...

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By Ben Cotton On Monday, December 20th, 2010

Fantastic e-portfolio Tool Integrated with LinkedIn

I recently discovered (accidentally) a great e-portfolio service integrated with LinkedIn – it’s from Behance and called the Creative Portfolio Display. The application is not particularly new, having been More...

Digital World
By Ben Cotton On Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Landing a Job in the Digital World

I gave a presentation this week entitled ‘Landing a Job in the Digital World’ at Leeds Metropolitan University. The deck focused on using an e-portfolio, blog and social media to record achievement, More...

By Ben Cotton On Saturday, June 5th, 2010
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Ben-cotton.com Launched

I thought I’d let you know that my Lifestream, Ben-Cotton.com has gone ‘live’ after some initial beta testing. A lot of people have asked me, why have I produced this site, so hopefully this post will go some More...

PR Students
By Ben Cotton On Saturday, May 15th, 2010

University Wises up to Personal SEO

I read an interesting article in Mashable last week reporting that Syracuse University in the United States has purchased subscriptions enabling its students to use Brand Yourself’s online reputation management More...

Reputation Economy
By Ben Cotton On Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Sophia Fantis’ video on Personal SEO

I received a Google Alert the other day, alerting me to the fact that Sophia Fantis had written a blog mentioning my name, only to discover that she had in fact, produced a video based on the presentation I gave More...

By Ben Cotton On Saturday, April 17th, 2010


I gave a presentation yesterday to some Public Relations students at London Met University, having been kindly invited by their lecturer Gareth Thompson who got in touch after our paths crossed at the Euprera Spring More...

By Ben Cotton On Monday, January 18th, 2010

Video of my Presentation on e-portfolios

Here is the video recording of my presentation on e-portfolios from Thursday’s learning lunch at Leeds Met. It was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon and both Charlotte Britton and Stephen Waddington have penned More...

By Ben Cotton On Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Slides of my Presentation on e-portfolios

I shall be giving a presentation tomorrow (Thursday 14 January 2010) at Leeds Metropolitan University on e-portfolios. I will be giving my views from a graduate perspective and how I believe e-portfolios can be More...


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