A better way to browse your LinkedIn connections
As a company that’s based on the mantra “Relationships Matter”; we want to make it easier than
ever for you to find, organize and stay in touch with your business connections. Over the next
few weeks, you will start seeing improvements to your LinkedIn address book that will help you
be more productive. Feature details after the jump.
Browse and find your connections more easily
The most noticeable update is a new browse panel that allows you to browse your connections by
their current companies, locations and industries. In addition, you can search your connections
by entering their first name, last name or current company in the search box above the browse
You can also browse your new connections and your connections who may have recently added
a new connection by using the Recent Activity filter in the browse panel.
Mini-profiles and up-to-date contact information
View mini-profiles of your connections to see if they have changed their current positions, added
any new connections or send them a message through a third column on the right.
You can look up contact information like phone numbers, email addresses and physical mailing
addresses. You can also add this information yourself by editing the contact information of
connections in your address book.
This new look offers the following additional features:
Connections automatically tagged with keywords such as “colleagues”, “friends”,
“partners” and “group members” based on information you provide when inviting them
to connect with you
Organize your connections into different groups via tags
Send a message to multiple connections at once based on how you’ve organized them by
We look forward to hearing your feedback on these enhancements as we optimize their user
experience. Note that these enhancements are currently in beta and you can opt-out of them
during the trial period. Check out LinkedIn’s newly redesigned address book here.