Managing Search Alert


Knowing how to use the search function is essential for making the most out of LinkedIn. The search alert feature allows you to store the search information you’ve just run, saving time when repeating the search process later on. Here’s how to use it:

1. The search bar is located on the upper left hand of your screen. Type the keyword you want to search and click the magnifying glass symbol.

Note: The keyword can be in the form of the name of the person, job title, group, school or company name.



2. You may now start filling out some of the sections:

A. Connections – Tick the 2nd and 3rd degree connection

B. Locations – If the location is not on the given list, click ‘Add’ then type the location name

C. Current Companies




3. Once you have prepared your targeted search, click ‘Create Search Alert’, located on the bottom right of the page



TIP: A small box will appear, giving you an option to receive a weekly email notification with regards to your targeted search. Tick the box! This might show the potential leads that match your search preference.

Once you have ticked the ‘Get notified via email’, you will then get weekly email alerts from LinkedIn. For better appreciation, we have a screenshot of sample email alert on the bottom part of the page.

Also, you may create up to 3 saved searches

Then click the ‘Save’ button



4. Once you decide to check for your saved search,  just go to the search page and click ‘Manage’, located on the bottom side of the page.



5. You should see your saved searches, select on the target market and generate those leads!



Below is the sample email notification from LinkedIn:




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