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The Truth About Networking Events
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The Truth About Networking Events

Networking events can be either amazing opportunities or a complete waste of your time. For those thinking of attending networking events, here is some advice on getting started, along with other ways you can meet great people.
Mike Fishbein
Networking Just to Network Does Not Make Sense
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Networking Just to Network Does Not Make Sense

Why do you show up for social events? Peer pressure? Because your boss or friend told you to?
Jeff Shuey
Meeting the Right People Is Worth It, Even If You Have to Pay for Access
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Meeting the Right People Is Worth It, Even If You Have to Pay for Access

Networking isn't a matter of luck and it isn't just a matter of income. Use these five tips to improve your chances of making a great connection.
Stephen Key
5 Tips For Networking Like a Rock Star
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5 Tips For Networking Like a Rock Star

Aside from insincerely kissing rivals, the music industry has a lot to teach about cultivating the people who can help you.
John Boitnott
4 Ways to Build Your Business Being Nice to Strangers at Parties
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4 Ways to Build Your Business Being Nice to Strangers at Parties

The more sincere interest you take in people, the more interest they will take in you and your business.
Eric Schiffer
4 Simple Steps to Plan a Successful Tweetup
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4 Simple Steps to Plan a Successful Tweetup

For those people constantly on Twitter, planning a tweetup can help bring online relationships offline. Not only does it help with networking but also building your personal brand.
Ann Tran
Why No Amount of Social Media Can Ever Equal Meeting Face to Face
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Why No Amount of Social Media Can Ever Equal Meeting Face to Face

The focus on building a gleaming Internet presence should never distract from the irreplaceable importance of looking people in the eye.
Jilliene Helman
3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Conferences
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3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Conferences

Conferences can either be a complete waste of time or very productive. Make sure your time at these events is well spent with these three steps.
Nina Zipkin
Salvaging an Awful Networking Experience
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Salvaging an Awful Networking Experience

Meetings and introductions don't always go as planned. When things go wrong, here is how to survive a bad networking experience.
Brian Honigman
Shy People Tend to Have This Coveted Leadership Skill
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Shy People Tend to Have This Coveted Leadership Skill

Those on the quiet side are hardly doomed to fail in the business world. Here's why.
Lauren Covello
Is Your Network a Mile Wide But an Inch Deep?
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Is Your Network a Mile Wide But an Inch Deep?

You may know a lot of people, but probably not well. Learn about your contacts and new opportunities may spring up.
Ivan Misner
5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie
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5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie

Everybody begins as an outsider. The connections you need are just outside your comfort zone.
Geoff Mcqueen
3 Alternatives for People Who Hate Networking Events
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3 Alternatives for People Who Hate Networking Events

The old ways of networking are dying. There are options to build organic relationships that every entrepreneur can utilize and enjoy at the same time.
Matthew Toren
Countdown to Burning Man: The Do's and Don'ts of Networking at the Festival
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Countdown to Burning Man: The Do's and Don'ts of Networking at the Festival

Why events focused on the creative arts may be a more effective way to meet other innovators, find inspiration and reconnect with your entrepreneurial soul.
Tanya Benedicto Klich