Some Benefits of LinkedIn Groups
- Research – current issues: what’s hot, what’s not
- Thought leadership – find leaders, be a leader
- Networking – build relationships through sharing
- Group members can invite one another to connect
- Lead generation
- Find jobs
- 50 Groups maximum – some say use the full quota, others prefer to be more selective
- Check the activity level (and check for real activity, i.e. discussion not just promos/spam)
- Read the Group Rules
- Your settings adjustable for each group
- Members of groups can invite one another directly to connect
LinkedIn’s acquisition of Pulse
LinkedIn’s guide to creating and managing a LinkedIn Group – at this link.
Till next week, happy Linking!