Stephanie Sammons at the Social Media Examiner offers a list of 5 Tips for Effectively Managing a LinkedIn Group. Have any iLibrarian readers created LinkedIn Groups for their libraries or professional organizations? I’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments. According to the author, starting a LinkedIn Group can provide your organization with many benefits including building awareness, nurturing relationships, positioning yourself as a thought leader, and more.
Here are the author’s first 3 recommendations for managing such a group:
- #1: Review Your LinkedIn Group Name and Description
- #2: Create a Strict Group Policy
- #3: Screen New Members AND Member Discussion Posts