Is Asking for Referrals on Social Media Rude?

Is Asking for Referrals on Social Media Rude?

LinkedIn is a place to build relationships, not ask for referrals. Far too many sales teams get social selling all wrong. Reps click buttons to invite people to connect, spam them with sales pitches, and even start asking for referrals. (Where’s the “hello”? Where’s...
Selling with LinkedIn: Save 50%

Selling with LinkedIn: Save 50%

Use Black Friday code 50OFFJB. My colleagues at Vengreso created an amazing online course on Selling with LinkedIn for Individuals. I’ve taken it. (Well, most of it.) It’s dynamic and highly detailed, and I’ve learned a ton. (A caveat: We differ about asking for...
[News Flash] You Can’t Automate Relationships

[News Flash] You Can’t Automate Relationships

Do you love communicating with bots? There’s a saying that the future is here. Well, it’s not—not even close. We don’t have a crystal ball, and the future will have stuff that hasn’t even been invented yet. So, how do we prepare our kids for their future careers when...