Via the member's profile page:
- Go to the profile page of the person you want to send a message to.
- Click Write Message in the upper right corner of the member's profile page. (Alternatively, you can click on the "Write message" button at the bottom right of the browser window).
Via the messages area:
- In the left navigation click Messages.
- Click the pencil icon (New) on top of your screen and select the contact(s) you want to write to. Use the search box to find a specific contact.
- Now write your message in the field at the bottom right corner of the screen and click on Send.
(Here's how to create a group conversation with multiple attendees: Create a group chat)
Via the contact list:
- Click Your network in the left navigation and find the contact you'd like to write a message to in your contact list.
- Click on the Send message icon next to the name of the contact.