Are you a ‘business card bomber’? Seven Networking mistakes to avoid

Unfortunately these types can be found at just about every networking event: over-eager networkers who thrust their business card at you and launch into a monologue about their company.

Business coach Melanie Miller calls it “biz card bombing” and it's her biggest networking gripe.

Source: www.smh.com.au

"There is zero connection, they ask no questions and have little to no interest in anyone else's business," she says.
A better way to get your message across is to establish a more meaningful connection with a small number of people at the event, says Miller.

"A great lesson I learned years ago was to take no more than three business cards to an event," she says.
"Seek out the three people you most would like to form a relationship with and to follow up after the event. It worked well for me."

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/managing/are-you-a-business-card-bomber-20150211-12t2cr.html

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