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What are realistic response expectations?

Hi I wanted to reach out here and see what others' experiences are about messaging potential clients. 

My previous experience so far has been buying 1 month of premium here, using all the connects and seeing a handful of low interest responses. It's discouraging and I generally get a higher response rate directly cold emailing emailing prospects.

Previously my approach was to send more personalized cover letters, but perhaps I should send out a more general cover letter and invest time in sending more catered answers once people respond? 


How are other people's response rates looking like? 


If someone would like to look at my profile as well and let me know if there are any red flags, that would be greately appreciated. 


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