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  • NETWORKING TOSUCCESS

    4 W A Y S T O B U I L D R E L A T I O N S H I P S T O D A Y

  • DID YOU KNOW?A C C O R D I N G T O T H E U . S . B U R E A U

    O F L A B O R S T A T I S T I C S . . .

  • O F A L L J O B S A R EF O U N D T H R O U G H

    N E T W O R K I N G

    70%

    Wow

  • SO HOW CAN YOUMASTER NETWORKING?

  • READ ON

    FOLLOW OUR SIMPLE

    NETWORKING STRATEGIES TO GAIN:

    1. Mentors

    2. Accountability partners

    3. And even job leads

  • 01Connect with leaders on LinkedIn

  • R E G I S T E R E DL I N K E D I N M E M B E R S

    T H E R E A R E O V E R

    330

    Million

  • RULE OF THUMB:G O W H E R E T H E P E O P L E A R E

  • SO HOW?

    FOCUS ON "WARM CONTACTS" FIRST.

    USE LINKEDIN'S:

    1. Find Alumni feature

    2. Get Introduced feature, while

    tapping into your mutual connections

  • Hover over theConnections tabat the top

    Alumni are more willing to connect

    with those from their Alma Mater

  • Filter by Location,Company andIndustry to gettargeted profiles

    Find relevant people to connect withby filtering your search

  • NOTICE ANY MUTUALCONNECTIONS?

    A S K T H E M F O R A N I N T R O U S I N G T H E G E T I N T R O D U C E D F E A T U R E

  • THEN...

    NO MUTUAL CONTACTS? COLD EMAIL

    THEM INTRODUCING YOURSELF:

    1. Find an email on their LinkedIn,

    social profiles, or Google search

    2. Test their email on MailTester.com

  • NEXT TIP

    SEND A CONCISE, PERSONALIZED

    MESSAGE. EXPRESS YOUR:

    1. Genuine interest in their work

    2. Desire to learn from their expertise

    3. Availability to chat if they're open

  • 02Connect with leaders on Twitter

  • "TWITTER IS THE INTERNET'SCOCKTAIL PARTY"

    - G A R Y V A Y N E R C H U K , F O U N D E R O F V A Y N E R M E D I A

  • A C T I V E T W I T T E RU S E R S . . .

    W I T H O V E R

    645

    Million

  • YOU'LL MEET AN ABUNDANCEOF INTERESTING PEOPLE

    M A R K E T E R S , W R I T E R S ,E N T R E P R E N E U R S . . . T H E L I S T G O E S O N

  • Click on Who tofollow, then typein a keyword(like "Marketing")

    Head over to Twitter's #Discovertab at the top of the page

  • Use theAdvanced Search

    feature to the left

    You'll get a number of related profiles.

    But to get more targeted results...

  • Filter by Keywords,Phrases, Hashtagsand Location

    Find interesting people by

    narrowing your profile search

  • 03Attend meetups, conferences & industry events

  • NO MORE LAME"NETWORKING" EVENTS

    A T T E N D R E L E V A N T I N T E R E S T I N G E V E N T S ,W H E R E Y O U ' L L F I N D L I K E - M I N D E D P E O P L E

  • TO PREP

    AWESOME WEBSITES TO

    GET YOU STARTED:

    1. Eventbrite.com

    2. Meetup.com

    3. LinkedIn Groups

  • PRO TIP

    HAVE A STRATEGY GOING IN.

    VISIT THE EVENT PAGE FOR INFO ON:

    1. Speakers at the event

    2. Topics they'll be presenting on

    3. Key influencers who are attending

  • T O E N G A G E A B O U TT H E E V E N T

    T W E E T A T T H E MT H E D A Y B E F O R E

  • 04Attend workshops & classes that interest you

  • PRO TIP

    BY ATTENDING A CLASS OR

    WORKSHOP, YOU GET A CHANCE TO:

    1. Meet highly experienced teachers

    2. Connect with other students

    3. Learn and improve your skills

  • C H A T W I T H T H E MA F T E R T H E S E S S I O N

    R E S E A R C H T H EI N S T R U C T O R

  • TO-DO'S

    ONLINE OR OFFLINE,

    HERE ARE SOME KEY TAKEAWAYS:

    1. Research relevant people & events

    2. Have a strategy before reaching out

    3. Practice for ultimate confidence

  • 01Find people using LinkedIn's Find Alumni

  • 02Find people using Twitter's Advanced Search

  • 03Connect through a mutual contact or by cold email

  • 04Find a professional event or workshop to attend

  • PRACTICEF O L L O W T H E S E T I P S A N D B U I L D U P Y O U R

    N E T W O R K I N G S K I L L S L I T T L E B Y L I T T L E

  • F O R M O R E I N - D E P T H

    S T R A T E G I E S . . .

    W A N T M O R E T I P S

    O N N E T W O R K I N G ?

  • ALSO...

    VISIT OUR RESOURCES PAGE ON

    OPPIN.CO WHERE YOU'LL FIND:

    1. Our full networking guide, with tips

    on deepening the relationship

    2. Email scripts that get responses

  • LINK

    BE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE

    NETWORKING TO SUCCESS SERIES

    1. Sign up here: bit.ly/1F7z1G7

    2. Or simply visit the link in the

    description below

  • HAPPY NETWORKING!T E A M O P P I N | | O P P I N . C O

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