How do I remove someone from LinkedIn?

Remove a LinkedIn ConnectionOften, once sales professionals see the true value of LinkedIn one of the questions they ask is: “How do I remove a connection from my network on LinkedIn?” They may have connected with someone they should not have or someone that they no longer have a professional relationship with. There are also those out there that connect to anyone and fail to really paying attention to LinkedIn’s true value, solving professional task.  Now that the professional realizes this is as important as the quality of their personal appearance for making a great first impression. Professionals realize they have let people into their inner circle as first level connections that they should not have let in. For example, aggressive competitors, past customers, terminated employees, media, etc. In this post you will learn how to remove someone from your LinkedIn network.

How do I delete someone from my LinkedIn network? It is simple and they will not be notified.

1)      Sign-in to LinkedIn. If you are already sign-in click “Home” or the LinkedIn in the upper left hand corner to get your bearings.

2)     Next click the Contacts link from the top navigation bar. Options will drop down and select Connections from that menu.

3)     In the upper right hand corner you will see “Remove Connections” and click that.

4)     Click the box next to the person or people you want to remove then select the button on the right that says “Remove Connections”.

5)     LinkedIn will ask you “Are you sure you want to remove these connections? This action cannot be undone.” Select “Yes Remove them” and it is done.

Your LinkedIn connections are important and from here keep building your powerful network.

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Video - Linking Into Sales to Drive Resources – Using the World’s Largest Business Network

Martin Brossman presented “Linking Into Sales to Drive Resources – Using the World’s Largest Business Network“ a LIVE webisode broadcast, part of Your Local Studio’s Spring 2012 Learning Series on 4/18/12.

A few of the topics covered will be:

  • A powerful LinkedIn profile
  • Understanding the power of being pre-screened
  • Using LinkedIn for resources and answers
  • Understanding the new ways to do competitive analysis with LinkedIn
  • How to integrate LinkedIn with other social media and your website