How best to contact someone new

I don’t think there is a one-size-fits-all approach when you want to contact someone new. I think it depends very much on the individual and what that person’s preferred communication channels.

LinkedIn spam

I feel like I use LinkedIn begrudgingly these days. It is where business people tend to want to connect but groups and other fora seem to have become opportunities to spam everyone with some or other deal.

What the heck is going on with WeChat?

I just visited LinkedIn to publish my previous post and this stunned me. I installed WeChat on my phone a while ago, was pretty uneasy about it (I searched for information about the encryption it uses or other security features and couldn’t even a hint and that troubled me) and removed it from my phone. […]

Tip: get your LinkedIn Network updates in your feedreader

I am on a mission to reduce the amount of email I receive each day. I’ve noticed that a significant majority of my daily email comprises updates from various social services (many of which I set not to send me emails). I don’t really see much value in most of that email so I sat […]

LinkedIn unfollows Twitter

I think tweets disappearing from LinkedIn streams is a good thing. It cleans up those streams quite a bit. David Graham has a few thoughts about this little breakup which are worth reading. David is a local LinkedIn guru so he is someone you should pay attention to if you rely on LinkedIn: I wonder […]

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