I Didn’t Sign Up For Your Freaking Newsletter!

By: Viveka Monday June 2, 2014 comments Tags: Viveka von Rosen, LinkedIn Connections, Email List, Good LinkedIn Etique

LinkedIn Pet Peeve Number One Automatically Adding me to Your Email List. Ill connect with you on LinkedIn if I think weve be of benefit to each other. Ill sign up for your email list if I think you have content Ill be interested in. I did not connect with you on LinkedIn just so you can add me to your mailing list without my opt in! Ive been on LinkedIn for over 8 years and been invited to connect by thousands of people (27, 964 in fact) and at least 20% of those people have just popped me into their newsletter list. 99% of those have been unsubscribed to by me. I suppose if we connect and you want to automatically add me to a list that INVITES me to opt in, I might say yes. Do it without my consent and its a big fat NO! So in all those years and with all those... Read More