21 Do’s and Dont’s of Linkedin
Making the most of your time on Linkedin
By Errett Cord
Connect
Twitter: @errettcord
Linked...
Do not use bitly when
shortening a URL, people think
it’s spammy. (From Josh
@linkeduniversity.com).
Always ask for permission
when connecting with a cold
contact.
Write you own custom
connection request
messages.
Try to personalize the
connection request.
Do not use these words to
describe yourself, creative,
oraganizational, effective,
motivated, extensive
expertise, track r...
Write your own custom
thank you message for
connecting.
Upgrade to a premium
account, highly recommend
it.
Have two types of
connections “tight” and
“loose”.
Post comments and like
your followers comments,
builds good faith.
Get recommendations.
Setup your
endorsements and
click endorsements for
your followers.
Join groups, you can
join a maximum of
fifty groups.
Update you profile
regularly.
Customize your
website links.
Recommend others.
Get involved with a
group.
Be sparing with your
connections, don’t
connect with everyone.
Respond to all
Linkedin invitations.
Don’t send more than
one invite to one
person.
Customize your
invitations with
custom copy and
subject lines.
Use the "Like" feature
when you see a
helpful update from
one of your
connections. Doing
this shares that
update with your...
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21 Do's and Dont's of Linkedin

  1. 1. 21 Do’s and Dont’s of Linkedin Making the most of your time on Linkedin By Errett Cord Connect Twitter: @errettcord Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/errettcord
  2. 2. Do not use bitly when shortening a URL, people think it’s spammy. (From Josh @linkeduniversity.com).
  3. 3. Always ask for permission when connecting with a cold contact.
  4. 4. Write you own custom connection request messages.
  5. 5. Try to personalize the connection request.
  6. 6. Do not use these words to describe yourself, creative, oraganizational, effective, motivated, extensive expertise, track record, innovation, responsible, analytical, problem solving.
  7. 7. Write your own custom thank you message for connecting.
  8. 8. Upgrade to a premium account, highly recommend it.
  9. 9. Have two types of connections “tight” and “loose”.
  10. 10. Post comments and like your followers comments, builds good faith.
  11. 11. Get recommendations.
  12. 12. Setup your endorsements and click endorsements for your followers.
  13. 13. Join groups, you can join a maximum of fifty groups.
  14. 14. Update you profile regularly.
  15. 15. Customize your website links.
  16. 16. Recommend others.
  17. 17. Get involved with a group.
  18. 18. Be sparing with your connections, don’t connect with everyone.
  19. 19. Respond to all Linkedin invitations.
  20. 20. Don’t send more than one invite to one person.
  21. 21. Customize your invitations with custom copy and subject lines.
  22. 22. Use the "Like" feature when you see a helpful update from one of your connections. Doing this shares that update with your entire network.

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