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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