Connecting Basics 2: How to Request a Conversation

Everything you need to know about writing messages that get results

In "Connecting Basics 1: How to Find People in Your LinkedIn Network", you learned how to identify the people you want to connect with, and then find them on LinkedIn. Now what?

In "Connecting Basics 2: How to Request a Conversation", we make outreach easy by guiding you through the process of writing conversation request messages that get you a 'yes'. We will show you how to leverage MANGO's powerful suite of tools to:

  • Identify what type of contact each person is, and how they can best help you
  • Build customized, professional messages without the guesswork
  • Know how to effectively close with a call to action that will increase your chances of getting the results that you want

By the end of this course, you will have the skills, tools and confidence to build valuable relationships with connections that can help you further your career. Happy connecting!

Your Instructor

Sue Wollan Fan
Sue Wollan Fan

Sue Wollan Fan is the Founder & CEO of MANGO Connects, a career app that helps you tap your network effectively to advance your career. She is passionate about doing work that matters and helping others do the same.

She been a career coach and mentor as a corporate executive at Accenture and Best Buy Corp., a nonprofit leader, a tech entrepreneur, and a mom of three daughters. Her book “Stop Networking. Start Connecting.” is due out in 2018.

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