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I want to connect, on LinkedIn, to CDs of a few brands I’d love to work with. Has anyone done this successfully via LI and do you directly connect w a message, or do you try to work your common connections?

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Yep! LI is great! Sometimes I leave them a thoughtful message initially.

Most of the time I connect and “follow” them. I lurk on what they’re comments/liking (so you get a better sense of who they are and what they support). THEN I message them..

I also use LI to try to understand who’s on their current team. Look at their portfolios

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i like to let my portfolio (in my signature) do the work. but i think it starts with a well thought out message.

who is this guy that knew i would be interested in this topic? i’m an advocate for X.. this article is perfect! he’s reading our company press releases.. etc.

it’s an extra layer of work and patience. always include a signature when appropriate.

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