I met a software engineer this week at a Node.js meetup. We chatted about Ruby vs. Nodejs and I mentioned that I ran across a blog with interesting Ruby vs. Node benchmark data. He gave me his business card and asked me to forward him the link. Being a LinkedIn addict, I, of course, looked him up on LinkedIn.
The very first thing I saw on his profile got my attention immediately:
Hi! Thanks for looking at my profile. If I haven’t already reached out to you, please be sure to read the section “Advice for Contacting (_Name_)” below before contacting me.
STOP! Go back and read that again!
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