♦Learn about : How to Increase Your LinkedIn Network and how you can build it quickly ♦
Hello Quantum Friends ,
Today social networking sites becoming very popular so everyone want to become popular in social networking world . For this you should have to increase your social network . Here we are talking about , How to increase social network through LinkedIn .
There are following steps to increase your LinkedIn Network :
(1)At first you should Upload your contacts from Outlook , Hotmail , Gmail and Yahoo :
You can do this via “Contacts” and then “Add Connections” in the top menu. You are automatically positioned in the first “tab”, Add Connections.
The easiest way is for this is you should give permission to LinkedIn to access your webmail (Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo …) account . As LinkedIn provides step-by-step instructions for several email programs . When you upload these contacts they are visible only to you .
Now Invite them one-by-one . Of course, this is more time-consuming , but you can send a personal message in the language you prefer .
There are following steps to send a personal message :
There are three steps to invite your friends & grow your network :
(a) At first , you have to Click on someone’s name. Now , you will arrive at their Profile.
(b) Secondly , Click on “Add name to your network” (which is at right upper corner ).
(c) Thirdly , Choose the relationship you have with them and write a personal message for them .
After doing these 3 steps people will respond you. They will accept your invitation and your network will start to grow .
# Look at the contacts, which are now available in “Imported Contacts” (under “Contacts”, top menu, and then “My Connections”, second tab page)
The people who are already on LinkedIn (with the email address you have in your address book) have a small blue icon with the letters “In”. Since they are already using LinkedIn they will be the most open to a connection with you.
(2)Add more people to your network :
you can add more people to your network . At first , you have to focus on the people who are already on LinkedIn because they will be more open to accepting your invitation .
My friends , as LinkedIn also provides tools for retrieving colleagues & classmates , hence you can also use this tools for this purpose . You should know that , LinkedIn works with that informations which is provided by you in your Profile , hence it is important that you have to listed the companies where you have worked for and the schools and universities where you have studied . On that basis LinkedIn will suggest you for your friends .
Let’s start with current and past colleagues :
You have to Look for current and past colleagues . You can do this via “Contacts/Add Connections” in the top ## menu and then the “Colleagues” tab . You will see all the companies that you have listed in your Profile . Amazing , now you will also see that many people from each company are already LinkedIn members .
(ii) Now , Click on a company you are working for or have worked for . You will get a list of people you might know . After that you have to Select the people you actually know . They end up on the box on the right side.
(iii) You should Invite them to connect with you . The good news is that here you have the option to “add a personal note with your invitation”. Use it!
Option : Write a personal message to them if you are going to invite them one by one.
“In this way your network grows with both current and past colleagues ”
(3) Discover People You May Know :
Discover the People You May Know with whom you studied (or are studying). While you might share fewer contacts or current interests on a professional or personal level, old classmates might be very valuable for your network.
(i) Looking for the classmates . You can do this via “Contacts-Add Connections” in the top menu and then the “Classmates” tab. You will see all the schools that you yourself have listed in your Profile.
(ii) Click on a school. You will get a list of people you might know. Select the people you actually know. You can select only one classmate at the time.
(iii) Write a personal message to them.
(iv) Repeat steps (ii) and (iii) for every classmate of that same school .
(v) Repeat steps (ii) , (iii) and (iv) for every school where you enrolled.
In this way your network grows with current and past classmates.