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How many connections/followers do you have on LinkedIn? (Mine- 2332)

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14k+

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Just using LinkedIn since long and being active at all possible times.

427. Looks like I need to start networking more!

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How do you even get that many? Ionly have about 657

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Lol. There were few posts of mine that blew up, mostly related to job opportunities or resume review or getting into Amazon. 2 days ago, I started answering questions on quora and it got 34k+ views in 2 days. That also caused many people to connect with me on LinkedIn.

I have about 300

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When you say Networking Do you actually have a relationship with them? or are they just like random facebook friends? I'm an introvert, just started my career and trying to understand how Linkedin networking can get me referrals in the future.

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It's the opposite in my understanding. You have a lot of unknown people on LinkedIn, but only close ones on Facebook. Anyway, the basic funda is to build your network and be active on the platform. Your posts, comments should be meaningful and contributing to the conversation, not just 'interested' or 'congratulations'. Doing this would eventually create a sense of familiarity within your connections even though you've never talked to them. Once you need to look for an opportunity, you can then reach out to them, and the chances are higher that they would reply and help you out. Also building your connections will help you with better job opportunities too.

I have close to 450 I think

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322, gotta start making some friends.

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4500+

I have like ~600 I think, I can never decide if I should be more active or not

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