Networking

Networking is the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions.

It is the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business.

In-Person Networking

Face-to-face marketing is critical for a business relationship.
  • Connect with a plan
    • Elevator pitch
    • Prepare to solve a problem
  • Have dialogue with phrases of the business
  • Meetups
  • Write a script and practice 

Tools

  • Aloqa
  • Alignable - a tool for small business owners to make connections that lead to long-term relationships, generate more word-of-mouth referrals, and unlock access to the collective wisdom of the local business community
  • Coeo App - identify and connect with valuable contacts in the network meeting room
  • Discover.ly - a free Chrome extension that allows you to see the social sites of your email connections and even cross-reference other social sites as you browse
  • GroupMe
  • Happening
  • Hashable
  • Hurricane Party
  • MeetMe
  • Meetup
  • Phone book

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