On LinkedIn, recently, I received the following message from one of those with whom I am a 1st connection point. That means that we are joined to one another with no one making the introduction - We are Direct LinkedIn Friends.
Until the Email - that is... Some look at messages and emails like this as a blow to their, already over-inflated, ego's. I know this because some are intentionally spamming the social media spaces. I have been sending everything that I write about the current real estate market, the foreclosure activity and where to find the Good Neighbor Program homes (50% off for teachers, police and firemen). With each new post - usually at least once a day, I post it on my Linkedin wall.
Most of my over 3,000 LinkedIn connections are Military and Law Enforcement members, that stems from my 17 years regular and current Reserve Status with the LAPD. They appreciate the updates, but not everyone does.
When you are interacting with the Social Media Spaces, when someone sends you an email of this type, don't hate, or get angry, respond in regret and apologize for any misunderstanding.
If I hated you or had a problem with your marketing, do you think I would ever buy or recommend you? Absolutely not - the same is the case when someone lets you know that they are tired of your updates etc... Here is the message I received:
Dan North has sent you a message.
Subject: Your update
You are over using this site & it is sickening. I am eliminating you as a
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This is my response back to Dan: