HOW TO: Mention Your Connections on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has made it easier to start conversations and share knowledge through the ability to mention your connections and companies in conversations.  LinkedIn mentions will make it easier for you to start conversations with your network while also enabling you to respond in real-time when someone begins a conversation with you. How does it work?

  • Begin by typing the name of a connection or company in your status update box or a comment field on the homepage.
  • Select someone from your list of your connections that appear in the drop-down, complete your status or comment and post it.
  • The person or company you mentioned will receive a notification alerting them that they have been mentioned.

In addition to first-degree connections, you can also mention other LinkedIn members engaged in conversations in the comment section of posts on the LinkedIn homepage.

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