Personal Branding on LinkedIn: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

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  • #10. Don’t ask people who DON’T know you to write recommendations for you is a big no-no. I can’t tell you how many requests I get for recommendations not necessarily from people I don’t know, but people I know who I’ve never actually done business with. How can I recommend you professionally if I only know you on a personal level?

  • Great list – a must read for anyone using Linked In. I would add #11: Just because someone accepted a request to connect doesn’t mean they are looking to hire you! Cultivate your Linked In relationships the same way you would your in-person connections and you’ll experience MUCH better results…

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