I used LinkedIn to try to help organize all the folks I run into at events and conferences, but recently Plaxo has really won me over. I love the ability to sync to local applications and manage my calendar, which I can sync with my phone as well. However, like everyone else, I have to struggle with the relative isolated nature of these online services. People still send me stuff through LinkedIn, and I don’t want to tell them to move over to Plaxo, cause why do they give a crap what I say about their use of online services?
Over the last week I’ve gotten a ton of pings over LinkedIn, which is great. Thanks to everyone who’s pinged me with interest or offers. However, the last few days when I’ve hit LinkedIn it’s been unusably slow. I thought maybe it was me, I’ve been mostly on a cellular connection for the last few days. But today I’m sitting attached to my high speed connection at home and LinkedIn pages are still failing to load. So sorry, but if you’ve pinged me through LinkedIn please do so directly instead. I might have to just ditch my LinkedIn account all together. You can get me at mike at rowehl dot com.