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Professional Social Network Netiquette

Professional Network Netiquette is about connecting with colleagues and contacts through social media.

These social networks have a lot more order than personal social media. The connections are based on how we earn a living.

The culture of connecting with contacts in these domains is inspirational. We make contact for production, practice, and piece of mind.

Products are sold to earn a living. Professions are practiced. Piece of mind can be found from the support of friends.


Professional social network netiquette rules are the customs of engagement. The guidelines are formally informal.

Messages generate responses in kind. Most people are on a first name basis from the start. There are formalities that require professional vocabulary. Acronyms are used heavily.

Appropriate language is central to cultivating relationships. We have to understand each other to connect. Using acronyms tests our industry knowledge.

Competence and cover letters are required. We have to be competent in our field to make contacts. Correspondence outside the network is subject to traditional guidelines.

Recommendations and other validation play a key role in the culture.

Professional Social Media

Professional Social Media is User Generated Content for contacts within an industry. Business networking to support a career.

Contacts, content, curation, and recommendations regarding how we earn a living are professional social networking.

There is an industry of specialized networks. Niche networks are industry specific. Others include all professions.

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Published on November 18, 2015 | 0:47 Seconds | Science and Technology

Professional social network graphics and keywords.


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LinkedIn Guidelines

Published on January 16, 2012 | 2:01 Minutes | Science and Technology

Isabella Internet stops by Nathan Newbie cubicle to shares the Core Rules of LinkedIn Netiquette with him so he can upload them to the websites.


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