Monthly Archives: October 2011

Good morning Ray, what do you recommend as my invite reason, and is it acceptable to let her know what I am interested in? Insurance agent candidates? Thank you for your assistance as I have not extensively utilized LinkedIn…(

No problem, happy to help. You don’t need a reason to invite Jonnie, because she asked me to share her profile with my connections.  She will accept your invite.  Just copy her email address and on the “Contacts” tab, pick … Continue reading

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Also, in regards to ignored InMail, doesn’t LI guarantee a response?

Yes and you almost never get a response.  People read the InMails, they just don’t respond in a way that uses the InMail up.  I think what happens is the recipient gets an email that tells the InMail content.  So … Continue reading

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Do you know if there’s anyway to choose more than one industry in your profile? Many of us wear many hats, so that would be useful if there’s a way

Thank you so much for sharing your contacts. To me this is the essence of LI. The opportunity for each member to build a community and working in that community to help the other members. I can’t tell you how … Continue reading

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Ray Simmons has sent you a message.

Hi, I met some guy on LI. He is in OC that needs a trust for his father-in-law so I forwarded him your profile. When I looked up your profile I noticed your blog, which you haven’t posted to in … Continue reading

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I’d like to connect with IT professionals, software engineers, and software managers in San Diego. Any advice on how best to do this? Thanks for the great idea Ray!

Such a great question, I wonder why no one asked me before?  If you have a paid account you could do some pretty detailed searches and use InMail to contact.  Here’s what I would do if I had a free … Continue reading

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Why You Want More Connections

I spent my high school years in the small town of Shandon, CA which at the time had a population of less than 500.  In Shandon, there was a small grocery store that the locals frequented.  Once in a blue … Continue reading

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