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en receiving a business card from someone, take a moment to write yourself a note on it such as where you met.

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Attend events with a plan. Always try to learn something new. This will keep you from talking too much about yourself and your business.

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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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The best location for networking is by a high traffic area such as a main door, the bar, or near the food.

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Develop open ended questions. You can use these to ignite a conversation. Try to find unique questions.

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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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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 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.

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Always keep one hand free to allow yourself to shake hands with people. Remember youre there to network.

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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.