Tuesday, September 09, 2008 – Link to Nashville is a great networking opportunity in itself, but why should someone use LTN rather than — or even in addition to — other networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, or MySpace? In this article, I will explain to you some of the innovative services provided by Link to Nashville and reveal some of the pitfalls which commonly occur to owners of such networks.
We have all been somehow invited or interested in Nashville because we have joined the social networking platform called Link to Nashville. However, for many of us who don’t fully realize the potential of having our own networking website nestled right here in middle Tennessee, using the site feels rather cumbersome or awkward — almost like a burden. But Link to Nashville can be the next wave of the future of business in Nashville, if WE make it that way!
Benefits for both the personal and professional user:
Network with other professionals in the Metro Nashville Area
Utilize Link to Nashville to find out about current job openings and business opportunites within the Nashville Metro area
Utilize network when considering a career change into a different industry
Network with LNT for personal friendships within a given discipline whether retail, medical, academic, healthcare, music, insurance, etc.
Benefits Corporate Users Will Find:
Recruiting for open positions locally
Networking within groups to discuss best practices or policy
Increase Brand awareness for their own business within local professional newtork
Advertise local corporate events or activies
GOLD mine for metro small businesses (advertising is cheap)
I hope these points help bring more interest to Link to Nashville, and we hope to see you there! If you think of other benefits of Link to Nashville, feel free to leave a comment for everyone to see. You may also contact me if you are interested in advertising on LTN or have questions.