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10 Steps Toward Making a LinkedIn Connection a Real-Life Relationship

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. People who date online eventually get to the point when they want to meet in person.

There can be plenty of hesitation and alarm bells in your head.

What does the person really want? Will I be safe?

Turning a client relationship into a friendship is often easier than the reverse.

The same kind of resistance exists when you go against the tide and begin to move a virtual relationship into real life. (Also known as IRL.)

For 10 pointers on moving the virtual relationship along, see the gallery above.

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