“Social Media — “Just because you are connected on LinkedIn, doesn’t mean that a person has agreed to receive your newsletters and other emails.” …
Social Media — Do’s and Don’ts of Building a List Using Linkedin
Simple Etiquette Tips to Build Your List
LinkedIn is growing in popularity as a valuable resource to build your list. With any social media sites, you want to follow some simple etequette tips in order to gain respect. All because you are connected on LinkedIn does not mean that person agrees to receiving your emails.
Rather than go through the do’s and don’t to marketing on LinkedIn, … I’m going to direct you to a great article by Sarah Santacroce from Allbusiness.com. In it you’ll find a great source of information about how to builde your mailing list with LinkedIn.
When you are in contact via LinkedIn, even though you have access to the person’s email address (on their profile), it’s common etiquette to first use the internal LinkedIn messaging system to exchange a few messages before suggesting to switch over to email. In fact, it is a good idea to ask for permission before you write directly to their email.
Respect the Unwritten “Levels of Trust”
Follow these do’s and don’ts tips on LinkedIn and you will be well on your way to earning respect and building a profitable list. Start implemeting these simple tips today and watch your list grow.