How to Use LinkedIn Mentions

LinkedIn recently released the ability that when you are sending an update to your network of connections on LinkedIn you can now mention specific people in your network or companies.  Personally this is something that I am happy to see.  A lot of times when I use LinkedIn for networking with other professionals I want to call out specific information to specific people and this now let’s me do just that with a simple at mention.  Simply type “@” followed by the person or company’s name and you can now share your update with that person, company and of course your network of connections.  Have a look at one that I created below as an example of this…

Using Linkedin Mentions

As you can see you can add the name of the company or person you want to mention and than you can share it with your network.  Try it out today and I am sure you will find this functionality useful if you use LinkedIn like I do.

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