I received a direct solicitation through LinkedIn messaging this week. I have no relationship with this person and they made no attempt to know much about me beforehand. I get these a lot.
Obviously, a lot of people see LinkedIn as the easiest way to connect in the business world, primarily the B2B world. Unfortunately, too many of these people see LinkedIn as just another way to annoyingly mass-blast, thinking this is a great way to generate new business.
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I’m guessing Rich didn’t have anything in the color ORANGE!
If he had said he had a replacement for the orange montblanc pens, that would at least have been a good opener. Still transnational, but at least shows he knows the prospect.