Did you know that introductions are proven to be more effective than cold calls? When you’re making cold calls, you’re calling someone you don’t know, hoping to get their attention long enough to listen to what you have to say. When someone introduces you, it comes with a personal recommendation. The person will listen to »
I once had a conversation at a networking event where I asked the person if they were on LinkedIn. I said I’d send an invitation from my phone to make sure we could stay in touch. He said “Great! You can learn all about me from my profile!”The conversation was short and we didn’t exchange »
I love recommendations. They provide 3rd party testimonial proof that your LinkedIn profile is peer reviewed and credible. What I dread is when someone sends me a recommendation request that has nothing but the default text.
The worst is when I don’t even know a person. That just shouldn’t happen. “I recommend the work of »