Every social networking site has the option:
On LinkedIn it looks like this:
Lets face it, connecting to people that you wouldn’t be able to meet in the 3D world is the exact reason these sites exist. But are these tools really utilized to their fullest potential?
Not sure? Well, how would you answer the following question. How often have you received a business inquiry … scratch that … a legitimate business inquiry through a social networking site from a “friend of a friend”? How often have you sent out a business inquiry of your own to a “friend of a friend”?
MakeMeSocial is aiming to remove the stigma associated with this problem by creating a step-by-step process for linking colleagues or reaching out to “2nd degree” friends for business purposes. Throughout the summer, we will be releasing results from our survey of professionals spanning industry sectors, but all of whom use popular social networking tools on a daily basis.