It was about as fun a discovery (or reminder, as it were) as you'd imagine, seeing the transaction go through on my mobile phone heading home from dinner.

$239 and some-odd cents later, here we are. I'm the proud owner of 12 months of LinkedIn's "Premium" membership service.

It was my own doing, of course. It started as a 30-day free trial that was to transition into a paid subscription at the end, as trials typically do. I knew this going into it. "I'll cancel before... I'll remember!!!" I told myself. (Why are we so good at self-deception?)

This guy gets it.

Pay attention to your casual commitments. Set reminders for your trials so you can unsubscribe if you so choose. Set. Reminders.

For now? I guess lemonade is back on the menu...

On unintentionally subscribing to a year of LinkedIn premium

Remember to read the fine print folks. Set reminders for your trials so you can unsubscribe if you so choose. Set. Reminders.