With Facebook coming up with changes in the News feed, Twitter with 2-step verification, it sounds like a rapid yet awesome change in the Social Networking sites, right? But wait a minute, do you doubt that LinkedIn is not so close to being awesome? Well, the more you doubt, the more firm it gets in becoming awesome and this time by adding a personal networking feature – LinkedIn Contacts.
With this new feature, it is going to be extremely helpful in nurturing personal relationships too. We all are aware that LinkedIn comes up with powerful marketing tools and LinkedIn Contacts just adds the spice to this network.
LinkedIn is yet to roll out its new feature to all the users. At first, LinkedIn will start sending invitations to a confined number of members in the United States. However, if you want to be among the first ones to try out this new product you can join the waiting list http://contacts.linkedin.com/
Let’s see what this new feature has to bring forth:
- It will bring all the contacts from the address books, email accounts & calendars all at one place. This will automatically fetch even the past conversations to the contact profile.
- Alerts about the Job change, birthdays, important dates.
- For iPhone users, LinkedIn contacts will be available as a standalone App.
- As a Marketer, you will be able to connect to future prospects, building media contacts & also being in touch with key contacts of a company.