LinkedIn Stranger Danger
In this hide and seek environment, where customers no longer work in the office, LinkedIn has become a major source for engagement with customers and prospects.
What you write to a stranger while asking to connect, knowing full well the intent is to make a sales pitch, sooner or later?
Here’s the advice I give to my coaching clients:
Hi, Allison …
Two reasons to accept this request:
- You cannot have too many connections, and
- Good things happen when good people get together.
Thank you in advance,
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Bill Farquharson is a sales trainer for the graphic arts. Email him at Bill@AspireFor.com or call (781) 934-7036. Bill’s two books, The 25 Best Print Sales Tips Ever and Who’s Making Money at Digital/Inkjet Printing…and How? as well as information on his new subscription-based website, The Sales Vault are available at BillFarquharson.com.