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Customize Your Correspondence For More Success

Posted by on 12 Oct 2008 | Tagged as: Etiquette, Introductions, Ways to Use LinkedIn


One of my readers – Tom – shared an interesting statistic with me: the response rate when he sends out InMail.

You see Tom prospects with the help of LinkedIn and has experimented with different approach styles.

It’s a fascinating look at just how important it is to speak (and write) to someone as an individual.

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Getting Introduced

Posted by on 11 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Etiquette, Introductions, Ways to Use LinkedIn


A reader asks “How do I meet people with LinkedIn?”

While I’m vocal about not “meeting” people with an invitation to connect, the mechanism to meet people through an introduction sometimes gets glossed over.  So I thought it would make a good article…

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The Company You Keep

Posted by on 02 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Connections, Etiquette


I know I’ve got a post about LinkedIn Group changes to get out, but I was replying to a friend and realized I had to get this into a post right now…-)

One of the topics was – are we judged by the company we keep.


And LinkedIn is no different…

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A Matter of Trust

Posted by on 01 May 2008 | Tagged as: Etiquette


Over the last couple weeks as I’ve been planning and working on the re-launch of, a number of people have asked me some good questions about LinkedIn.

This one seemed to make a great first post…

One of my connections was wondering about a recent group of requests she received – professionals wanting to connect with her – and each had restricted viewing their own connections. She wanted my thoughts on why they would do this.
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