Accepting an invitation to connect means nothing if it doesn’t start a real business conversation. If you have 500+ connections that you’ve never had a dialogue with, then you’re basically collecting baseball cards.
The problem with the LinkedIn® system is that it makes accepting invitations very easy. All you have to do is click a little checkmark on the notifications panel. But then the connection request vanishes and you have to track that new connection down again. What this short video (3:19) shows you how to do is actually start the business conversation by accepting invitations through your LinkedIn® inbox.
It’s an extra step. But one that will definitely help you grow your business and make more sales.
If you found this video helpful and you’d like to see more, check out 10 other practical LinkedIn® tips for social selling success. They combine the tips you need along with video explainers on how to execute.