Linkedin Contacts Cool Feature

Reading booleanstrings.com, one great blog about sourcing, curated by Irina Shamaeva

Okay, so Linkedin came up with a renewed feature including app, in US store only btw, so that is annoying. Linkedin Contacts
Also to get your linkedin contacts synced with the new feature you have to refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh, refresh and at some point you think everything is synced.

No, it says all your contacts are now synced, but the actual contact list is not.. not yet.

Linkedin contacts sync.jpg

So if you go back to contacts, only a few are in there..
To solve that you have click connections in the side menu: again and again and again and again and again and again and again and again at some point it will only add another 40 per refresh. Funny thing is during this process of synchronizing you’ll see next to “all contacts a different number presented that on top of the contact list… usually a difference between 10-14 connections… Btw if you just wait the machine keeps on running his sync, it is just not as quick as me hitting the refresh button, expecting to get it all at once.

And in the end, when you think it’s done and the numbers are right, I still notice my Linkedin homepage tells me I have even more connections than added to the Linkedin contacts feature…

In other words Irina you wrote this: (albeit still very buggy) between brackets, but you can leave the brackets for now :)
Having all this said. Now exploring the feature: big plus, Tagging possible per group of people, finding people in your network based on email addresses, like e.g. give me all that has listed ebuddy.com email or have a hotmail account etc.

The nicest thing about this, I can finally work through my 30K contacts again in a quick and efficient way.

Thank you Linkedin :)

I wrote this long comment btw on booleanstrings.com..  that is why I thought I could also repost this on my blog :)

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