“What’s the Mention feature on LinkedIn?”
You may have never heard of it before, but using the Mention feature on LinkedIn is a great additional touch-point you can use with an influencer or decision maker.
This is how it works.
Let’s say, Susan has written a great article you want to share. You can hit the share button on the article and write in the text box “This is a great article on sales management by —and they when you start to type “Susan”, if she’s a first connection, her name will populate. Select her name and her name will show in blue as a hyperlink to her profile. You can do the same exact thing when you write a comment.
A few amazing things happen when you mention someone on LinkedIn:
All of this is to say; mentioning someone is a great way of staying top of mind, acknowledging other people’s work, and helping them get greater recognition. Which in turn helps you increase your profile with them.
By: Celina Guerrero