My workshops have been attended by construction firm execs, IT and marketing personnel, and we have spent plenty of time discussing Tweetdeck and Twitter. LinkedIn was already being used by every student in the class. Now we all need to take advantage of the recent upgrade to TweetDeck (v0.32.1). TweetDeck has just added LinkedIn accounts to make it easy for you to view LinkedIn updates in your own personalized column…a one stop shop. Here’s how to get this working. Under your TweetDeck settings, choose accounts and add your LinkedIn info:
Once you have that done, you can add your own LinkedIn column based upon your preferences. From TweetDeck click on the add column button and select the LinkedIn icon. You can decide what items to include like recommendations, connections, status updates, etc. Here are your choices so you can be a smarter, more efficient listener:
Now that you are listening, have you tried out the Twitter options on LinkedIn? I blogged about it a few weeks back. Read it here if you missed it. Now have you all considered using Twitter (or some other microblogging application) for your company press releases?