How to network like a professional:
There’s a simple truth that many sales people don’t want to hear. But deep down inside, most of them know it to be true. The truth is, you have to network.
Many people waste a lot of time networking because they’re trying to network at the wrong places, or with the wrong people. If your idea of networking is spending time in the same place with the same people, then you’re not going to get any leads. Huddling together with a couple of people you’ve known for a while is NOT networking. It’s almost like people know that, but continue to do it anyway.
To be a power networker, you need to make the most of your time. Set goals and objectives. Know who you want to meet, why you want to meet them and what action you take once you’ve made your introduction.
Here’s 10 ways to network like a professional:
Decision makers with money do business with people they like, know and trust. They’ll never get a chance to get to like and trust you if they don’t know you.