A great LinkedIn piece written by Roger Harris who is an independent social communications consultant.The article titled 15 helpful tips to grow your LinkedIn group into thousands, does just that. It lists 15 pointers to get your group on LinkedIn really fired up.
You can follow Roger Harris on Twitter @HarrisSocial
From his article.
After LinkedIn’s revamp to its groups and bringing teenagers onto its platform, competition for eyeballs is going to increase dramatically.
Here is a 15 step guide to starting and enhancing your group so that it will grow—hopefully into the thousands. These tips will help you get started with your LinkedIn group. They will also help established group managers boost their group’s numbers.
These techniques are based on my own experience with my Biodiversity Professionals group, started in November 2010. The group is close to 10,000 and still growing.
1. Pick a great name
LinkedIn gives you five chances to change the group name. It’s best to get it right first time. Choose a name that’s relevant and easily recognized. That’s why brands should create a Company page. A Group page is for creating a community, not for raising brand awareness. To pick a winning name, think about the focal topics of the group, and about LinkedIn users. Most LinkedIn users are professionals looking into expanding their network. A good name might include “Professionals,” or “Network.” In any case, keep the name to two or three words max.
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