The technology that exists today is great. When I started BNI 35 years ago, we couldn’t do any of this. We all had to quickly learn how to utilize the net as part of your networking strategy this year. Naturally, there’s a great deal of overlap between face-to-face and online networking. However, networking online works only when you are engaged during your online networking meetings to learn about each other. Therefore, you need to practice active listening so that you leave your online networking meetings with more ideas on how to refer your networking partners. Now, more than ever, you need your network to work together and support each other by networking online.
Seven Tips for Your Online Networking Meetings
Watch this video to learn how you can make your online networking meetings more successful:
It will still be a while until we can attend face-to-face networking events again. Therefore, we need to attend online networking meetings instead. Online networking meetings will never replace in-person networking, but they work well together. If you remember these tips during your next online networking meeting, you will maintain a powerful personal network that will be even stronger once we return to in-person networking again.
What tips do you have for attending your online networking meetings? I would love to read your suggestions. Please share them in the comments below.