How To Upload Contacts, Add Contacts As Connections And Tag Your Contacts On LinkedIn

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How To Upload Contacts, Add Contacts As Connections And Tag Your Contacts On LinkedIn

  1. 1. How To Upload Contacts, Add Contacts As Connections And Tag Your Contacts On LinkedIn By: Cynthia Johnson Ranklab Interactive @CynthiaLIVE
  2. 2. Step 1: Finding and Adding Contacts
  3. 3. From your Profile page menu - click “Network” and from the Dropdown click “Contacts”
  4. 4. On the next page – click the “Settings” spindle on upper right side of the page
  5. 5. From this page you can upload contacts 3 different ways. The 1st option is to sync your emails, contacts or calendars The second option is to sync the mobile apps CardMunch, Evernote and/or Tripit
  6. 6. The third way to upload contacts to LinkedIn is by importing them from your mobile device, CVS files or address books. See your options below
  7. 7. Option 1: How to Sync your Emails, Contacts and Calendars Step 1: Click “Sync” located next to the account you want to sync Step 2: Fill out your login information for that account in the popup window & click “Sync”
  8. 8. Option 2: How to sync the mobile apps CardMunch, Evernote and/or Tripit • CardMunch: You can download the app to your phone and login with LinkedIn on your phone • Evernote and TripIt: You can click “sync” and login from the popup
  9. 9. Option 3: How To Upload Contact Files Step 1: Choose which file type your want to import and click “import” Step 2: Follow the instructions from the popup – it will explain how to export the files from each source
  10. 10. ***Note • You can upload your mailing lists as contacts to any of the lists email sources and export them as a CSV after. • This should be done if you have a list that is not mentioned as an option from the menu
  11. 11. Step 2: Adding and Tagging Contacts
  12. 12. From the page you are on… Click “Go Back to Contacts” Click the search filter “Filter by Contacts” – follow the dropdown to “Source”
  13. 13. After you click “Source” • You will be give the option to sort your contacts by upload type. • ***Note: Contacts are all contacts – connections are people you are connected to on LinkedIn
  14. 14. After you click on the contact type, it will pull all of your contacts from that upload. The list will show you where you are connected. Examples: • The blue LinkedIn logo means that you are connected on LinkedIn • The Grey LinkedIn logo means you are not connected on LinkedIn but they have one • When you only see the Gmail logo (or whichever file type you searched by) it means that a LinkedIn account was not found with that email.
  15. 15. If a contact has a grey LinkedIn logo and you want to connect, click “connect” under their profile from within the list
  16. 16. For Easier Search and Filter- Add Tags to Connections You can click the “tag” option under your contacts profile Then you can either choose from the listed tags or make a new one
  17. 17. What’s Next? • I hope you enjoyed this instructional slide show on “How To Upload Contacts, Add Connections And Tag Your Contacts” • Please look for my next slideshow on “How To Reach Out To Contacts Or Connections” and How To Encourage Connections To Engage With You And Your Brand”
  18. 18. Thank you! Cynthia Johnson Director of Social Media Marketing at Ranklab Interactive @CynthiaLIVE +CynthiaJohnson www.cynthialive.com

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