Writing InMails Articles

  • Data Reveals the Best Time to Send InMails (and the Answer Will Surprise You)

    September 12, 2016

    Have you ever fretted over the right time to send a LinkedIn InMail to a prospect? Maybe you thought 8 a.m. on a Monday was good, or 4 p.m. on a Thursday was better. And yet, no matter what time you chose, you worried it was the wrong one? Many recruiters stress about the perfect time because they want to get high response rates and present their company in the...

  • The 3 Types of LinkedIn InMail Subject Lines: The Keepers, The Sleepers And The Bleepers

    July 14, 2015

    Do you know why you are reading this blog? Because you found the headline catchy. The same applies for your LinkedIn InMail subject lines. These lines are generally the first impression a candidate forms of you and your company – so you want to make them count. A great one will make your future hire actually read the rest of the message and consider the open...

  • 5 Do's and Don’ts for Contacting Candidates

    April 23, 2015

    Keeping my LinkedIn profile current and polished has rewarded me with a nice, steady influx of messages about opportunities. However, the quality of these messages varies. I’m not gonna lie. As a writer, I’m instinctively critical of how I’m written to. But the truth is, no matter who you’re writing to about an open position, successful wooing always starts with...

  • 4 InMail Mistakes You Might Be Making

    November 27, 2014

    Most of us get inundated with messages every day: texts, emails, online chats, social media alerts, and even good, old-fashioned...

  • Rewarding Recruiters for InMails That Receive Responses

    September 25, 2014

    At LinkedIn, we’re focused on helping you be a more efficient and productive recruiter. One of the key ways we do that is by enabling...

  • InMail Policy Change to Increase Response Rates

    July 10, 2014

    For our members, nothing tops receiving a personalized InMail regarding a relevant job opportunity. And for recruiters like you, it’s...