Measuring the Impact of a LinkedIn Status Message | Social Media Metrics |

With the recent changes on LinkedIn it has become more difficult to see the impact of your status messages on your connections, audience and the associated engagement. Back in November LinkedIn removed the option to see historic activities on profiles but you can still see this on some mobile applications, interestingly.

Status has always been a great way to remind people what you are up to, the types of client you work with, the markets you operate in and the values you share. You can read more in this old blog post (link to how to do a status message on LinkedIn blog) but it is less easy to see what has happened with your status messages and if they worked for you or your network.

The content, style and richness of the status message is key in getting good results but that’s for another day.

There are three ways to measure your status impact:

Via Brian Yanish -