influence, social networks

Klout early adopter thanks message

I'm liking these social networks recognizing the role that early adopters play in supporting & growing the company.   I just received a little thanks / achievement notice from @klout. In March 2011, I received a lovely message [here] from Reid Hoffman, CEO of Linkedin,  @quixotic,  for being among the first 100, 000 out of 100… Continue reading Klout early adopter thanks message

early adoption, linkedin, schalk, social networks, using social media in job search

Early adopting Linkedin: Member no. 39,974 out of 100 million users

I received a lovely letter on March 25th from Reid Hoffman, Co-founder and Chairman of Linkedin. He wrote to personally thank the first 100, 000 linkedin members as Linkedin secured its 100th million user last week. I was member 39, 974 - in the top 0.03% (so better than top 1%) of early adopters for Linkedin. Okay - so my ego is stroked. Honestly though - its not just ego - but I feel strangely validated for having promoted Linkedin to scores and scores of colleagues over the years. Here is a copy of that letter: