“The real action on LinkedIn can be found within Groups. If you want to increase the benefits and rewards of being a LinkedIn user, consider joining one of over 212,000 groups on LinkedIn. These groups typically are open to everyone, and are comprised of professionals that have a specific area of interest, experience, affiliation or goals. There are Groups for Alumni associations, Community organizations, Industries, Professional Certifications, software programs and even geography. These Groups are an effective way to develop connections with others in your profession or area of interest. […]
To find a group that interests you, the Groups Directory allows you to easily find the right group.
In my opinion, LinkedIn should be required for anyone participating in our Web 2.0 world . If you want to break through to the real power of this, or any tool, you need to go deeper into its capabilities. Utilizing the power of Groups in LinkedIn will enhance your experience.
For SalesMakers, here is a short list of some of the Sales Groups that I belong to and recommend exploring and joining if you are so inclined:
- Sales Blogcast.com
- The Sales 2.0 Network
- Jigsaw User Group
- Selling to Big Companies
- Inside Sales Experts
- Friends of the Funnel
Join one of more of these groups, start one of your own, and most importantly jump in and contribute ideas, answer questions and share experiences. You will get out of this what you put into it.”
More groups on LinkedIn:
“Welcome to our LinkedIn Group dedicated to exchanging ideas about Sales Enablement.
What exactly is Sales Enablement?
Sales enablement is the process of arming an organization’s sales force with access to the insight, experts, and information that will ultimately increase revenue. It is a term that has gained momentum in the last decade. It is often used to describe a variety of tools, processes and methodologies that are applied to enable a sales force, both direct and indirect. The terms “sales effectiveness” and “sales readiness” are sometime used interchangeably to denote Sales Enablement as well.