Originally answered Sep 29, 2017

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People will help you out in a variety of platforms, including LinkedIn groups, Quora, and relevant communities. Here are few tips to follow.

  1. Ask in public, not via a private message, so that multiple people can respond and benefit.
  2. Make sure that you have done some research first, such as searching and reading, before asking for help.
  3. Formulate your questions and requests clearly, and with sufficient details, so that it is easy for people to respond.
  4. Share your expertise and knowledge whenever possible, to reciprocate and show good faith.
  5. Follow the advice in How to Ask for Help: 10 Simple Rules.

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