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Everyone always says not to brag. And we’ve never been good with people telling us what to do. Which is why we L-O-V-E this advice from our networking expert, Bee Brown on why LinkedIn is the best place to boast a bit. Go ahead, toot your own horn — Just remember to keep it professional.
Never underestimate the untapped potential of your network. The average American has 634 contacts — and you never know when a friend-of-a-friend may be searching for someone (AKA you) to fill a badass position.
CEO and lead publicist of The Bee Agency, Brittni “Bee” Brown knows the importance of keeping it personal when it comes to Public Relations—She’s all about helping brands become innovative and socially responsible. We could all use a bit more of that.
Real talk: we all get those non-stop notifications from people we don’t know on LinkedIn. (#Decline.) Not only are they annoying, they seem like the most impersonal way to reach out. Here’s how to send an accept-worthy "cold connect" to someone you haven’t met. Yet.