Why did I ignore your networking effort?
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Why did I ignore your networking effort?

March 11, 2015

by Tony Vidler

It is amazing how many people forget, or ignore, basic social skills and common courtesies when trying to network – especially in online networking platforms such as LinkedIn.

Every day I ignore people trying to network with me…and it is usually about 15 or so that get ignored.

It might be that I am a very rude person of course, but I don’t think so. I think the problem is with them.

So how do you put the odds forever in your favour and give yourself the best chance of connecting and building a relationship with strangers who could be good prospects or influencers for your business in the future?

images (1)It is not really all that hard, but there are a few things to get right to maximise your chances of success.  Mostly it comes down to using common social skills and courtesies, and giving people a sense of who you are and what you are about.  In this weeks quick video we discuss these, and the 5 things you must get right to give yourself a chance of maximising that online networking effort.

…watch the video to learn more ways to improve your online networking… 

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