No Frills VA Podcast: The Long Game of Networking

In this episode, AVA Founder & CEO, Melissa Smith shares her love of networking and how to consistently network in order to build your business. 

In this week’s episode, Melissa shares:

1:02 – Why she started networking;

1:50 – How Melissa discovered the value of having even a small network;

2:50 – The kind of networking Melissa does not enjoy;

3:35 – Specific purpose networking;

7:57 – Why it’s no one’s job to refer your business;

8:25 – How Melissa stays connected to her network;

9:15 – Asking for referrals;

12:32 – Networking too late;

13:00 – Knowing why you want to network;

13:26 – Knowing what you give when networking;

14:10 – How to know if your networking is successful;

15:45 – Networking consistently;

17:15 – Putting bad networking events into perspective;

Why do you network?

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