LinkedIn is a valuable social networking resource that often falls under the radar. It rarely gets the same attention as Facebook or Twitter, but for what those sites do for pictures of cats, LinkedIn does for industry professionals. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, you should, and if you have one, you should be using it.
LinkedIn is the number 1 business networking site on the Internet, and features groups and connections for everyone. Below are some articles to help you network better, and used the resources with LinkedIn more efficently.
If you have a LinkedIn profile that you’re happy with, here are some groups that are tailored toward sports broadcasting: Radio Broadcasting, Professional Sports PA Announcers, Hockey Journalists, Sports Industry Network, Sports Play-by-play Broadcasters, LinkedIn Hockey Biz, Broadcast and Radio Professionals.
Some are closed groups, which means your application has to be approved by the group’s administrator. Another reason to have a solid LinkedIn profile showcasing your work in the Sports Broadcasting field…without it, you won’t be granted admission.