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Linkedin Use2Today I decided to do something very interesting. I took a stroll (one-by-one) through my LinkedIn Connects. It’s amazing what you can learn about how you’re currently using LinkedIn, and it makes you think about your strategy for using other social media tools for staying connected. I was a bit ashamed because I once prided myself on not connecting with people I didn’t really know (not to be mean or anything) because I didn’t see how that would be helpful for others who may be wanting to connect with a LinkedIn Connect of mine.

In other words, how can I really be a catalyst for helping YOU get connected with someone you REALLY need to connect with when I had no influence with that person whatsoever? It’s tough. Many people talk, and some get paid, to teach you how to “USE” LinkedIn for professional purposes, but it’s never worked for me. It really has just become a place-marker for names of people I claim to know. Continue Reading…

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