March 4, 2014 5:17 pm at 5:17 pm #612273
Does anyone know how to get rid of those daily updates: “xxxx via LinkedIn wants to connect with you… ” Oh really! If he’d know exactly who and what I am, he’d dash for the door.
“Please add me to your network…” OK, from now on you’re Drive X: Wait until I need you (no need to tell me you’re still there).
Is anyone else so famous?March 4, 2014 5:21 pm at 5:21 pm #1006739
I hate these things also. Total strangers want to “link in” with mem and when i ignore the request, I get follow up e-mails for weeks. When I try to go to the site to officially decline, I can’t get into it.March 4, 2014 5:23 pm at 5:23 pm #1006740☕ DaasYochid ☕Participant
You can probably have your email account filter them out. Gmail created a category called “Social”, and I hardly ever look there (I am antisocial).)March 4, 2014 5:25 pm at 5:25 pm #1006741
Linkledin is a good way to make business connections, Dont run away so fast
I personally have been able to get real sales leads from it using connections on itMarch 4, 2014 6:33 pm at 6:33 pm #1006742
ZD, obviously, if I’m here all day (and night) I’m not looking for “business connections”. Oh, and let’s just say if I AM busy with a project (or two or three etc. concurrently) and I have to pause in middle to see this latest piece of important communication, it’s not so conductive to my “current business”. So why should I sacrifice my current business, just to view another (remotely, ever remotely possible) business connection?March 4, 2014 10:05 pm at 10:05 pm #1006744HaLeiViParticipant
What do you have against connecting?March 4, 2014 10:18 pm at 10:18 pm #1006745
I am not in any business, and I really do not like to make these connections on a secular site that sends anonymous people to ask to “friend” me.March 5, 2014 2:17 am at 2:17 am #1006746
Its clear most dont know what Linkedin is, Its not a site like FB where people “friend” each other and meet members of the opposite gender and engage in midless chatter. Its not a site where people send out 140 character messages to unknown people
Its a site for business networking. You go on that site to make business connections. when someone wants to connect with you on linkedin you can easily figure out if its a person you might want to connect with eithr now or in the future.
If you are not in business, its probably not a site you want to be on.March 5, 2014 6:23 am at 6:23 am #1006747
ZD: That’s right. I don’t want to be on there.March 5, 2014 10:54 am at 10:54 am #1006748roshvrishonParticipant
what’s the big deal? just delete itMarch 5, 2014 12:44 pm at 12:44 pm #1006749ED IT ORParticipant
I personally believe LinkedIn is a waste of time, no real business leads actually come from it and mindless hours are wasted on it.
those who say they have had business success from it are fooling themselves or are a small minority and should try devoting the time they waste on it to creating new leads, try a week of each and see what brings more business.
its mainly turning into a higher class Facebook.March 5, 2014 2:38 pm at 2:38 pm #1006750
You are entitled to you opion, and nobody is forcing you to use it. I have had a totally different experience.
And NO I am not fooling myself, The customers I have gotten are real.March 5, 2014 4:32 pm at 4:32 pm #1006751ED IT ORParticipant
Well i apologiSe then.March 5, 2014 7:04 pm at 7:04 pm #1006752SaysMeMember
also, when people sign up, if they don’t unselect it, linkedIn will send emails out to everyone on their contact list. Also, linkedIn suggests friends they think you’d like to connect to. So these emails you are getting to connect, in almost all the time, the person isn’t even aware you’ve been emailed from themMarch 5, 2014 7:20 pm at 7:20 pm #1006753☕ DaasYochid ☕Participant
Ah, that would explain why I got a series of invitations to LinkedIn from a relative of mine (with whom I don’t have a business relationship) and he says he didn’t send them.March 6, 2014 1:29 am at 1:29 am #1006754
Its clear most dont know what Linkedin is, Its not a site like FB where people “friend” each other and meet members of the opposite gender and engage in midless chatter. Its not a site where people send out 140 character messages to unknown people”
ZD, essentially that is exdactly what it is. I get an invitation from someone, usually someone I do not know, to join their Linkedin Network. When I delete it and do not respond, I get a follow up e-mail “Why haven’t you responded?” or “So and So is still waiting for your response.” When I try to unsubscribe, i have to go through a whole sign-in rigamarole, and can never remember what my password might have been. Why did I even have a password, ebcause the first request was from a relative.
I am sure this is of benefit to some people and kol hakavod. I personally do not like it.
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