It took some convincing – and days upon weeks of “remembering to log in and check” – but I can now say that I have met this electronic business world head on and the LinkedIn network seems to be a part of our company-wide day to day at this point.
While it by no means trumps my regular outlook inbox traffic of emails….. the LinkedIn Network email system provided certainly has become a daily means of communication – in particular between those that aren’t yet “in the fold” per se as a vendor or client. It’s a great non-confrontational means of connecting, and I find that new vendors who approach me thru the LinkedIn personal email system have 100% better chance of me paying attention to – or even receiving – their email. As indeed the spam filters that filter out new contact efforts thru the main emails addresses aren’t filtering the LinkedIn mails!
SO – with all that said – it is a great resource – I am meeting new potential suppliers and have even met a few new potential clients. While I am not that active with the outbound messaging, I am paying attention to the inbound.
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