Networking Basics

Some tips for enhancing your networking skills.

  • Attend TBBWN meetings each month.
  • Volunteer your skills and your time. Ask a Board member how you can get involved.
  • Distribute your business cards to other members.
  • Make it your goal to meet at least one new person at every meeting.
  • Provide a door prize and your name and company will be announced when the prize is drawn.
  • Make use of the directory when you are looking for a product/service or to market your own products and services.
  • Play host. Help to introduce others and pass on business leads and information.
  • Deliver results. If a network contact gives you a lead, be sure to follow up promptly. Let your contact know the outcome.
  • Be positive and listen to what others have to say.
  • Share your experience, insights and knowledge and encourage others to do the same.