I sat in a networking meeting yesterday and a member announced that she was holding a very useful and timely webinar the next day (tomorrow).
Of course being the admin of the LinkedIn group we have for communicating among ourselves, I suggested she post the webinar URL and details to our LinkedIn Group page.
Efficient and easy to post, this is a great way to send out messages to the Group members.
But then I realized that many of them have the Group settings to only announce additions to the Group page weekly in a digest form.
That means her post will not be seen in time to those on a weekly digest schedule.
Your choices as you set up your Group membership are:
- immediately as they are posted,
- daily digest and
Perhaps there will be a recording provided for those who cannot attend. Perhaps not and they will miss out, for lack of a more timely viewing of the Group’s announcements and discussions.
Moral of the story: don’t wait until the day before to announce something on a Group.