I could have also posted the question on my profile in a status update or inan industry group. There are lots of ways to ask questions and receivesupport on LinkedIn. At first I was reluctant to post my question.
Maybe others would think I’m
an amateur, I thought. But then I just chilled out.
You don’t get help
you ask, and if you don’t have an opportunity to learn, then you make
It’s my duty to find the best solution for my client, pride be damned.
I took the suggestions that I received from professionals I had never metbefore, applied it to articles and blog posts that I read, and came up with aplan of action that I sent to my client the following day. I went from zeroto hero with a little help from my new friends. As an added bonus, one of the people I connected with and I realized that we might be able todevelop a working partnership! You never know where a new contact cantake you.
How to Ask a Question on LinkedIn
Target millions of professionals on how to get something done! Here is ashort video I made on how to ask a question on LinkedIn:
Your Turn to Answer!
I encourage you to demonstrate your knowledge in your area of expertiseby answering some questions and give back to the community. Aside fromthe good karma of helping someone else out
how would you like it if noone answered your question?
helping out someone else, particularlysomeone in a related industry, is a great way to get your name and brandout there. Where appropriate, it can also open up opportunities forpitches.