LinkedIn Planner tools. Linkedin has added some new options that will make it simpler for users to plan in person meet ups without having to switch away from its messaging flow.
As explained by LinkedIn:
Lots of you’ve shared that you frequently Manage appointments with the people you chat with in LinkedIn Messenger. We know that programming can frequently be a hassle; you need to change back and forth between programs to look at your calendar, copy and paste several time slots, then coordinate with the other person. Therefore LinkedIn has streamline this process. You can now share your availability directly in a conversation you are having in the LinkedIn messaging app.
As you can tell in the above example flow, by tapping on the new accessibility option inside the message composer flow, you can now access the calendar, then choose the open time slots you want to propose. LinkedIn also notes that, soon, you will also be capable to check and see if your proposed time works, and deliver a confirmation. LinkedIn’s new process uses a calendar day view system developed for this purpose. This may allow users to mention their current calendar systems on their device through LinkedIn, which means you will not need to build a whole new LinkedIn calendar only to ease this process.
And once you find the ideal time, you might even use LinkedIn’s Location option within messaging to propose a place to meet, further simplifying real world connection.
Messaging on LinkedIn was increasing in use, with the firm last year reporting that a 60% increase in messages delivered on the platform, year-on calendar year. Catering to this, LinkedIn has added in a wide range of messaging tools, such as expanded message composition, the capability add various types of attachments and a GIF library to spice up your interactions.
However, seeing this new function, it did remind me of another LinkedIn feature that never appears to have seen the light of the day. Back in 2016, LinkedIn temporarily showcased a coming @inbot system which would allow users to automatically schedule meetings by asking Inbot to search their Google Calendar and supply an adequate time. This was in the summit of Facebook’s bot push, having just launched its bot platform for Messenger, but seeing as bots never really seemed to obtain a pile of traction, it seems that LinkedIn has also put on hold its automated bot plan. That makes sense, but it’d were another handy addition along the same lines.
However, you do not need robots to do all of it for you – this new process is basically the same, however it provides you the option to opt for a relevant time. Utilize it as a position against the gradual automation of all things – robots will never change humans, because look, you are able to select your very own suggested meeting blocks. No robot can tell you what to do. LinkedIn’s new messaging tools are now readily available to all application users on Android, and are rolling out on iOS.
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Rohit Shetty born and brought up in Mumbai is a Digital Marketer by profession and a writer and philanthropist by passion.
Rohit started his career with First Step Publishing in Mumbai in 2011 as a Digital Marketer and excelled in the field of Publishing. With First Step Publishing, Rohit eliminated the cumbersome process of waiting for a writer to get published. With First Step Publishing, Rohit Shetty has been known for marching forward with some great titles and allowing first-time authors to find a platform and publish their content in a market space that focuses on branding a certain ‘author’ rather than scouring talent.
In an interview with DNA, First Step Publishing has been reported to be one of the fast-growing publishing firms based in Mumbai. The firm has the tagline ‘Paying Ways For New Writers’ which is meant to reflect the motive with which it was founded.
Rohit Shetty holds two National Records Records being Book With the Shortest Title ” i ” with Limca Book of Records Special Literature Edition and with India Book of Records as well. He holds the title of the Most Published poet of India in 2012 and 2013 with India Book Of Records and Unique World Records.
Apart from writing, Rohit is also an active Philanthropist and works towards Education and Health sectors.
Awards and Recognitions
Nominated four times for India’s Fourth Highest Civilian Award Padma Shri in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
2012: Rohit has been recognized for his work and felicitated at the Grand Finale of Mulund Fest in 2012 by MLC Mr Charan Singh Sapra and MPCC President Mr Manikrao Thackrey
2012 and 2013: Most Published Poet by India Book of Records
2015: Book with the Shortest Title from Limca Book of Records, India Book of Records
2018: Member of NITI Ayog Atal Movement of change and Mentor of Change
2019: Nominated by Social Samosa as 40 Under 40 Digital Marketers in India
2019: Rohit Digital Marketing Blog www.rohitnshetty.com ranked 13th Spot as India’s Best Digital Marketing Blog by Expertido
2019: Rohit Digital Marketing Blog www.rohitnshetty.com was also Ranked in Top 50 India’s Best Digital Marketing Blog by Feedspot
2019: Received prestigious Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Award for work towards building the nation
2020: Global Brand Icon Awad by Brand Opus
2021: Rashtriya Prerna Award