Your LinkedIn connections are is one of your most valuable business assets. Therefore, you should add people to your LinkedIn network very strategically. But people change and circumstances change, and occasionally you may find it necessary to remove someone from your network.
Are you collecting LinkedIn connections like you used to collect baseball cards? And are they just sitting there—like that box of baseball cards in the closet—gathering dust? Well, it’s time to take action and use LinkedIn to maximize those relationships.
LinkedIn connections are the gas in your tank. The more you have, the further you’ll go, especially if the gas in your tank is “high octane” (strategic connections). But is there really something magical about having 500+ people in your network? The results of my latest LinkedIn user survey can help us answer that question.
LinkedIn has lots of great ways to find the right people in its 550 million person database. But the one exciting LinkedIn feature that seems to have the biggest wow factor?
Using the “Connections of” feature to search…
Strategic LinkedIn connections are the gas in your tank. The more you have the further you’ll go, especially if the gas in your tank is “high octane.”
But is there really something magical about having 500+ people in your network?
How many people are actually hiding their connections from their network? On my recent LinkedIn user survey, I asked this question. Here are the results.