Linkedin has gone a step further, and improved the Status Update feature they had for the last 2 years (Feb 08). Status update is used to inform your network about exciting things that happen in your professional life, sort of “news update” – new achievements, accomplishments, etc. Different people use it in different ways:
* To promote their blogs
* New products offering
The Status update feature, allows you to be and stay “top of mind” with your network, in addition to the other features, which Linkedin is updating your network automatically with:
* New Connections
* New position or job
* Group activity
* and of course – the 3rd party Apps available.
A few days ago Linkedin has expanded the functionality of the Status Update feature, which now allows you to include news articles and other links. It also allows you to control the distribution of these updates – to your connections, to certain groups or specific individuals!
This short video shows you how: