HOW TO DISCOVER LINKEDIN USERS NEARBY
In June 2017 LinkedIn launched the ability to find other LinkedIn members nearby using your Linkedin App on your mobile phone. Read 👉 Best Linked article header image size
For your privacy, you’ll need to opt-in to use this feature and you’ll be able to control how long your location is shared with other members. In order for this feature to work you will need to have your “Bluetooth” able on your mobile phone. Read 👉 Best LinkedIn background photo ideas
WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO DISCOVER USERS NEARBY?
This new LinkedIn feature will provide you with opportunities to network with your LinkedIn connections and other LinkedIn members at conferences or any event in your geographic proximity. Read 👉 Most optimal header image size for a Linkedin article
Note: finding and connecting with other LinkedIn users nearby requires for both users to have:
- LinkedIn App installed on their mobile phone
- Have bluetooth on
HOW TO TURN ON YOUR LINKEDIN “FIND NEARBY”
- Step 1: Open your LinkedIn App on your mobile phone.
- Step 2: Click on “My network” at the bottom of the page.
- Step 3: Click on “Find nearby (off) at the top of the page.
- Step 4: if your bluetooth is off, LinkedIn will ask you to turn it off ( as per screen shot below)
- Step 5: Once your bluetooth is “on”, Tap again on the “Find nearby” button at the top of the page.
- Step 6: Wait until LinkedIn finds other nearby members who also have this functionality on.
- Step 7: Get connected with your new LinkedIn users who is nearby you.
- Step 8: Share this article with your sales and marketing team, it surely will help them when attending conferences, seminars and other events 🙂
BENEFITS OF DISCOVERING OTHER LINKEDIN MEMBERS NEARBY
- Network quicker and easier
- Know the names of people who are around you.
- Invite for a Linkedin connection to people you found.
- Let people around you to know what you do and your achievements.
- Make conversation starters easier.
- Find potential clients, providers or partners who are just around your physical proximity.
HOW TO FIND LINKEDIN CONNECTIONS NEARBY
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