How do you Network in IM

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How do you Network in the IM business?
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  • Profile picture of the author Path Theory
    Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

    How do you Network in the IM business?
    Marketing Conferences. It's the best way to build business relationships.

    All of my most valuable contacts have come through face to face meetings at conventions. It's not just the conference though, it's also about the after parties. Solid relationships are quickly built after a few nights of drinking and gambling.

    There's probably 100 or more every year. All over the country, all different price ranges, and the quality varies greatly between them. ClickZ Chicago is coming up at the beginning of next month, and I highly recommend it.

    If you'd like a list of dates and times shoot me a PM
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  • Profile picture of the author valdorion
    There are many private clubs that you can join. These clubs have regular events around the world and networking at those events is easy and fun.
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  • Profile picture of the author gluckspilz
    Stick to Live Events.. That's where you are going to meet some of the best marketers ever!
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    • Originally Posted by gluckspilz View Post

      Stick to Live Events.. That's where you are going to meet some of the best marketers ever!

      This is simple facts!

      Going to live events will definitely boost your personal 'rolodex' for sure.

      Check out marketing mayhem (JVZoo Hosted). Next year, End of march if I remember correctly.
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      • Profile picture of the author Angshuman Dutta
        Be SELFISH and everything will fall in place. Lemme explain:

        If you are selfish and think about only your own good, you will create products that make you and also your customers super happy because you care about your reputation.

        If you are selfish, you will employ best selling/marketing practices because you care about your reputation.

        You will always do what's best for yourself and that will positively impact people around you.

        In Internet Marketing if you can posiively impact everyone in the industry people will hunt you down and wanna be friends with you!
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  • Profile picture of the author Sarevok
    I'm the worst networker on the planet, yet sometimes I'm luckier than a rainbow stuffed to the brim with platinum bars.

    Here's my advice:

    Create AWESOME stuff. That way, people will HUNT YOU DOWN instead of you hunting them down.

    And... When someone approaches you because they like what they see... You'll have the highest ground you could ever obtain.

    WARNING: Don't take my word as gospel. I'm literally an IT curmudgeon and am shy. But, this is how networking works in my world. Wish you the best, and hopefully at least someone can benefit from my experience.

    Wish you guys luck, nothing but love.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

    How do you Network in the IM business?
    I make facetious posts in the Warrior Forum.
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    • Profile picture of the author KenW3
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      I make facetious posts in the Warrior Forum.
      Facetious defined as witty and playful perhaps, but not facetious defined as flippant

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      The Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events section is a resource for networking. I've met many local Warrior Forum members as a result of posts in that section. If there isn't a thread covering your area, you can always start one.
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  • Profile picture of the author IgniteFeed
    If you are speaking about online networking, well Facebook as a NUMBER of groups. Start there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

    How do you Network in the IM business?
    I look at it as another marketing job. I hang out in the common IM circles, answer questions, approach folks (email rather), participate on blog posts, become a top affiliate, etc. Most people like another brain to bounce ideas with. Good question you asked.
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  • Profile picture of the author cianci1129
    If you launch products, and you are consistent and produce quality content, you will be able to make connections through joint ventures with affiliates in your niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author ViceHood
    I hit on Alexa Smith and hope she gives me a few nuggets of information
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