How Not to Connect on LinkedIn

Recently I’ve gotten several requests from people to connect on LinkedIn. Which is normally fine. But what I find annoying is when somebody I don’t know—at all—sends a request to connect with no note, or instructions, or any other indicator of who on earth he or she is.

When I get these, I do NOT hit the “accept” button, but instead hit the “reply (don’t accept yet)Keep Reading

Ron’s Rants: Copyright Notices

Ok, rant time. You know how sometimes you’re searching for something online, or looking through a photo album for an event, and you find a great photo, but it’s ruined because the photographer put a giant, obtrusive copyright notice right on the photo? I hate it when that happens.

totally annoying copyright notice

I’m not talking about an elegant copyright notice, or a neat, clean line with the photographer’s information towards Keep Reading