Personal Branding Mistake #29: MAKE NEW CONNECTIONS BUT KEEP THE OLD

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Maintaining strong business relationships is just as important as making new ones. Increase the scope of your network but don’t forget your old connections.

Almost half of LinkedIn users now have 500+ connections in their professional network. There are, on average, eight new LinkedIn discussion groups created each week and 200 group conversations per minute. Use relevant LinkedIn groups as an opportunity to make new connections as well as maintain your relationships with your old ones. Connections work best when you work hard to keep your brand top of mind.

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