For a long time people have been saying, "You really need to be on LinkedIn" and I initially replied, "I've tried it before and found it really unhelpful, in fact I would say a time-waster". Until I gave in and re-joined LinkedIn. But once again it has become a beast of its own, running away from me and I have found myself with a tool that takes up my time with no reward.
So I have started to take action.
First identify why it's not working for me:
- I have too many connections of people that I don't actually know, may never have had other contact with.
- I am a member of too many groups so my inbox is spammed and I have no time to be active in any of them.