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You are not allowed to promote yourself in this forum but you are asked to introduce yourself. Please confirm what is acceptable and what is not.

Is: I support businesses by introducing equity investors to them
or: I must admit I am stumped as I am unable to introduce myself without promoting myself!



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Hi Ron,

Directly advertising your services as soon as you get here, without contributing to the community is what we would class as self promotion.

It's a little like on Linkedin, someone connects with you and within 5 minutes of connecting shoots you a direct message promoting their services........It's dirty and would likely get un-connected in many sitiuations rather quickly. That's not what networking and contributing to a community is about, the forum isnt here to help others market their business, its here to help, provide support and be a community for like minded business people.

Introducing yourself, telling the community a little bit about what you do is absolutely fine and that can be done easily without directly advertising, linking or talking about your services. We're interested in you as a person and your experitises, not nessarily your business and what you have to offer.