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Organizing your LinkedIn Connections with Tags

Posted by Rob Riggins

Figuring out how to manage your LinkedIn connections can be a challenge. To help, LinkedIn has developed ‘Tags’. Tags are simple keywords that you create to organize your connections for quick filtering. It’s the same concept as circles on Google+.

How tags are helpful:

Context

When you view a contact, tags appear in the right-hand column. If you don’t recognize the name, the tag may jog your memory

Grouping

Use tags to filter your connections so you can quickly review only contacts within a certain group, such as Recruiters or Co-workers.

Messaging

You can send a message to a group of individuals – for example sales prospects – without trying to go through your contacts individually.

To put it all into action:

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 9:32 am

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