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Determine how often you should be networking in a given month. This will help you narrow down where you should be going.

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Prepare yourself physically and mentally for the event. Dress appropriately. Bring business cards. Turn your phone off or set it to vibrate.

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When giving a person your card, personalize it by hand writing a note or additional contact information on it.

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After you meet someone for the first time, record information that will give you something to talk to them about the next time you see them.

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When you arrive at a networking event, dont go to people you know. Find someone new , this will keep you in the right frame of mind why you came.

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When you meet someone for the first time, use it as an opportunity to get to know them.

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Identify where you should go. All venues are not right for all people. Do your research and find the venues that make sense for your business.

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Keep your business cards in the breast pocket of your coat, a shirt pocket, so they are easy to access and in good condition.

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Do not approach two people who are talking, as you may be interrupting an important discussion.

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When a person is talking to you be sure to look directly at them. Giving a person full attention with your eyes will encourage them to share more.