By LinkedIn Corporation
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The new LinkedIn Connected app is a fast, easy, and smarter way to strengthen your professional relationships. Why is that important? Because most opportunities come from the people you already know, and fostering genuine relationships can help you be more successful. Connected gives you relevant updates about the people you know, so you can reach out when it matters most.
So invest in your connections today for opportunities tomorrow.
• Know when to reach out. Get notified about jobs changes, birthdays, work anniversaries, & more.
• Focus on the people who matter with relevant, timely updates.
• Make a great impression and start better conversations with pre-meeting intelligence.
• Build stronger relationships in just a few minutes a day.
What's New in Version 2.4
• Bug fixes and performance enhancements.
• Star list - Star the contacts that matter most and get more opportunities to keep in touch.
Note: Star list may not be immediately available upon download as it will gradually be ramped to users.
The app gets the job done. I use it to send daily personalized connection requests as well as send birthday emails and work anniversary congrats as a task first thing in the morning. I like the way to quickly look up contacts using LinkedIns tag feature and contact sync via iOS. I use this app together with IFTTT. On trigger side I have when a new IOS contact is added to send on the action side a web hook using Maker to my Sales CRM that is set up to send out a LinkedIn specific cadence. Within 5 minutes of a new connection since LinkedIn downloads new contacts I receive a sms alert and use VidFluent to send a personalized video thanking them for connecting which starts off the 5 email cadence and creates a task at the end to call and schedule an intro discussion. Love it! Getting great results
I love the ap! It makes it easy to reach out, and as my network grows (6500 and counting), the utility of the ap grows, too. A huge timesaver! My one quibble is the annoying congratulatory message that pops up after every fifth person.
On a broader LI level, I wonder why the LI interface is so difficult to navigate. I'm not a tech expert, but LI makes it difficult to communicate. I've received so many error messages after composing emails using my LI mail that I've resorted to drafting the note elsewhere and pasting into the body of a LI email. That at least prevents me from losing the original note if the email fails to send, but it's still a hassle.
Would welcome a fix for that!
Back to the ap: excellent and I use it daily!
Good, no great, but I use it every day
I love that the app gives me daily updates for engagement. There are a few changes I think would make it excellent.
Instead of the generic "congrats" that the system provides, i like to send personalized messages directly to my connections inbox. It does this for birthdays but not new jobs or anniversaries. This can make future updates difficult to manage because the system does not recognize that I already contacted this person. There also seems to be a cap of 15 notifications per day. I've had several occasions where I touched all my updates for that day and the following day I am told past tense that someone "had" a birthday.
Make these changes and i will happily update my review to five stars!
- Category: Business
- Updated: May 11, 2015
- Version: 2.4
- Size: 17.4 MB
- Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Seller: LinkedIn Corporation
- © 2015 LinkedIn Corporation
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.