Saturday June 12, 2010
So LinkedIn has new Inbox. Which looked promising at first. It’s cleaner. The languaging makes more sense. It appears to be more intuitive. But there still is the IDK (I don’t know…) In fact, there are now five versions of it. I don’t know if they hold the same penalization and I don’t think I’ll ask a bunch of people to IDK me to find out.
So – a couple things to remember when connecting (or not) to people on LinkedIn:
- You can only SEND 3000 invitations in a lifetime. That’s not 3000 accepted invitations, but 3000 invitations period. So be careful when you upload your list.
- If you IDK someone (say you don’t know them) LinkedIn penalizes them by restricting their ability to connect in the future.
You used to be able to “refuse” connections by “archiving” . Now… I don’t know – maybe just ask that the person not be shown? You certainly don’t have to connect to anyone you don’t want to, but try and be gracious.