Getting LinkedIn to the CIC Midwest Hotline Group
Have you jumped into the new CIC Midwest discussion group on LinkedIn? It takes the place of our Email Hotline. Now everyone can see the questions and answers, and they can participate in the discussions. CIC Midwest is full of industry experts, professional managers, and homeowner association members ready to share advice and experiences. It's a great resource, it's free, and it's for CIC Midwest members only. Here's how to join LinkedIn and the CIC Midwest Discussion Group.
1.) Go to www.LinkedIn.com
2.) Click on the Join Today tab. There you will be asked to fill out fields for: name, email address, and you will choose a password.
3.) The next screen: Start Your Professional Profile. If you're a professional CIC Manager or Product Service Member, you will want to fill this out.If you're joining strictly as a homeowner association board member, here's a suggestion on how to fill it out:
I am currently: Working Independently
Country: United States
Zip Code: Your zip code
Company: Your Homeowner Association's name.
Industry: Non-Profit Organization Management
Job Title: Homeowner
4.) The next screen: See Who You Already Know on LinkedIn. You can skip ahead.
5.) Confirm your email address: A confirmation email has been sent to (your email address). Click on the confirmation link in the email to activate your account.
6.) Security verification, type the two squiggly words you see on the screen.
7.) Welcome, continue and sign in.
8.) Step 5: You're almost done, connect to people you know. Skip.
9.) Your account is set up. Choose your plan level: Basic/Free.
10.) In the "Groups" field in the upper right hand corner, type in "CIC Midwest." Two boxes will appear next to "MHA" and "CIC Midwest." Check both boxes. CIC Midwest is a subgroup of MHA, so you need to join both.
11.) You have requested to join the CIC Midwest Subgroup. MHA will check to make sure you're a member of CIC Midwest, and then they will connect you to the group.
If you’re not a member of CIC Midwest yet, you’re missing out on a lot. Join online today! You’ll be glad you did!