The Future of LinkedIn: 8 Possible Directions

By: Viveka Tuesday January 31, 2012 comments Tags: #LinkedInChat, LinkedIn Analytics, LinkedIn Connections, Future of LinkedIn, LinkedIn CRM, Jeff Weiner, CardMunch, Linked InMaps

Where Do You See LinkedIn Going? 1. Connect-ability Where do I see LinkedIn going? Beyond the inevitability of yearly facelifts (one of the reasons I really appreciate LinkedIn is that its designers dont feel the need to change its look and function-ability every few months) I am hopeful that LinkedIn will focus on making valid connectibility between its members easier and more effective. Right now the only way to send messages is directly to a first level connection, through groups, updates and paid InMails. I believe this greatly inhibits peoples ability to connect and do business. I understand LinkedIn is protecting against the incredible spammy nature of communications that has infiltrated most social media sites but it also greatly limits peoples ability to... Read More