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How Not to Write LinkedIn Messages: 7 Dumb Mistakes and Nuisances

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Recently, I re-read all the messages in my LinkedIn inbox, and I noticed that I hadn't responded to several of them. At first, I was petrified. Why hadn't I responded? Did I miss something important?

Upon further investigation, I realized why I had never responded. The messages annoyed me. Some just made me roll my eyes, while others left me looking like a classic cartoon character. Red in the face with steam coming out of my ears.

Once my vexation subsided, I took some time to create a taxonomy of mistakes. Below, you will find seven easy ways to make yourself look foolish on the world's largest professional network.

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