Getting in front of the right people can make all the difference for your company.
Communication has never been easier or faster. But are you building relationships -- or just gumming up the works?
Networking -- online and off -- can grow your network, boost your personal and company brand and even bolster sales efforts. If the thought of one of those entrepreneur meetups or business mixers makes you cringe, chances are you just need to brush up on your skills -- and focus on events, chance encounters and even online networking opportunities that bring real, measurable value. Here's how.
Making a positive impression at networking events is all in how you position yourself.
Interact with your networking connections as you would with any other friends — with honest, sincere communication.
Becoming an expert networker doesn’t mean going to a lot of events or handing out as many business cards as you can.