What are the rules of LinkedIn?


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  • Do: Connect With People Right Away.
  • Don't: Try to Connect With Someone When You're Not on His or Her Profile.
  • Do: Personalize Every Single Connection Request.
  • Don't: Send Requests More Than Twice.
  • Do: Use LinkedIn as an Alternative to Informational Interviews.
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Do: Make an immediate connection with people.
Don't: Make an attempt to connect with someone if you aren't on his or her profile.
Do: Personalize each and every connection request.
Sending requests more than twice is not a good idea.
Do: As an alternative to informational interviews, use LinkedIn.
Don't: Ignore the contact policy of someone.