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I joined LinkedIn back in 2005 not knowing that it would be such a global networking tool.
I heard about LinkedIn through a Yahoo group and decided to join. Many of the Yahoo group members had 500+ LinkedIn connections and I wanted to get to 500 as quickly as possible. I joined all the open networker groups on Yahoo and accepted every invitation sent to me. I reached 500 connections within a few months. I sat proud in my office chair looking at my enormous network and then…