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The Only Email Template You Need to Get That Crucial Introduction For an entrepreneur, connections are everything, and there's nothing more powerful for building those connections than a personal, warm introduction.

By Ramit Sethi Edited by Frances Dodds

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For an entrepreneur, connections are everything. There's nothing more powerful for building those connections than a personal, warm introduction. But asking for that introduction can be tough. You don't want to come across as needy or annoying, but you do want to get a response.

Related: An Efficient and Effective Way to Ask for an Introduction

At, where entrepreneurs go to launch and grow their online business, we get asked about this a lot. Often, instead of asking, many tip-toe around the question, trying to drop hints. ("So great you know so-and-so, I'm a big fan of his work."). While, others say nothing at all. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Here's a simple email combination you can use so your contacts will gladly open doors for you. The key is making the process as quick and painless as possible. You're going to do all the work… all your contact needs to do is say "yes" and hit the forward button.

Related: Why and How You Should Write a Forwardable Introduction Email

Check out the email script below.

Ramit Sethi

Founder of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

Ramit Sethi is a New York Times bestselling author and CEO of I Will Teach You To Be Rich.

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