How to behave
Joining a sales community is a privilege, not a right. Therefore, be on your best behaviour within these groups, or you will draw the ire of the moderators. A lot of very knowledgeable people exchange ideas and concepts for free. Find a discussion about a topic of interest or a topic of knowledge that you can contribute to positively.
What not to do
- Don’t pretend to understand something you don’t. Instead, ask about the topic in the proper area of the community (most have a new members section)
- Don’t spam, in chat rooms, DMs, or elsewhere.
- Don’t be impatient, things don’t move at the speed of light here. This also goes for waiting for replies to DMs. Rule of thumb, wait 2 days before sending a bump message to your original message* (check if 2 days is enough time then remove this parenthesis)
Some ‘plays’ to build engagement on LinkedIn
Engage with LinkedIn Post bump communities. These communities exist (usually via an application process) to allow LinkedIn posters to share their current posts, and have others from the same community interact in a meaningful way. In return, you are asked to do the same with other’s content. These communities usually have strict moderation and will kick anyone deemed inactive or not contributing enough.