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Five Rules for Building Strong Connections

This story appears in the October 2011 issue of Start Up.

Most entrepreneurs know networking is important, but they may not realize just how crucial it is to the of their new venture.

"Building a network helps entrepreneurs get their product to market and get the right people in place," says Alice Heiman, networking and sales expert and author of e-book Connecting Your Way to New . Heiman suggests five basic rules for building a trusted network that will help your startup succeed.

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