Expert Advice On Business Networking And Tips On Developing Your Networking Skills

Interview with Meghan Wier

Meghan Wier is the author of “Confessions of an Introvert: The Shy Girl’s Guide to Career, Networking and Getting the Most Out of Life”. She writes on a variety of subjects including business networking, business success, and internet marketing.

Josh: How do you define Business Networking and why do you feel it is important?

Meghan Wier: Business Networking is making and growing business relationships – and it is important for every business, and every business person in order to succeed.

Josh: Can you share one idea that someone could put into practice that would help them to improve their business networking skills?

Meghan Wier: The best idea that I can share is to think of business networking as a part of your job. Allocate time to it, set goals, and do it every day. That means sending and returning emails to current and past clients/vendors/friends/coworkers – even if it is just to say hi.

Invest in some nice note cards and send an old-fashioned hand-written note whenever you meet someone new. Keep track of birthdays and send out cards. Set meetings with new acquaintances and meet them out for coffee – just to network.

Make networking your job and it will be a lot harder to put it off — and a lot easier to be a success!

-You can learn more about Meghan Wier at MeghanWier.com.

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