People Like This Should Not Be On Social Media

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If you are getting nowhere on social media it is probably because you sound like one of the following five examples:

1. Mr. Pick Up Line

People are always complaining that they get “hit on” in a professional sense (blatantly marketed to) on LinkedIn.

But what about actually getting hit on?

It’s happened to me.


Somebody randomly connected to me. Usually I get a lot of connection requests from financial people, but this was out of industry. So I messaged the person and asked this message:

Hi <name>, thanks for connecting. How did you find me?

To which he responded:

I was connecting to a friend who is a writer, but please don't blame me for not being able to stop to looking at that lovely smile of yours