How to Continue the Conversation After Someone Writes You Back on LinkedIn

When LinkedIn sends you a note that your InMail was accepted and a new contact wrote you back, it’s hard not to get a little excited. You knocked your initial outreach out of the park (need tips for that? We’ve got ’em), and now you’ve started a dialogue with someone new.

However, don’t get too cocky: One response doesn’t mean the hard part is over. Writing a killer (in either sense of the word) follow-up will dictate the rest of your interaction.


So, what should you do? Follow these four rules of continued correspondence over LinkedIn.


Read the rest of my latest Daily Muse post here.