Connecting with people on LinkedIn can be a challenge as most of us are unsure of how to write a LinkedIn invitation or respond to someone else’s invitation request.
Even if you’re experiencing writer’s block, don’t use the generic: “I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn” template. Why not? Because there is no greeting; it isn’t personal; and the template message leaves your recipient thinking “how do I know this person”, “why do they want to connect with me” or worse, “why do I want to connect with this person”.
Remember, there is no perfect invitation, but by implementing the following guidelines you will increase the number of people that accept your invitation, which will increase the number of invitations you receive.
Here are a few tips on writing LinkedIn invitations that will increase your chances of connecting on LinkedIn:
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