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Marketing School - Digital Marketing and Online Marketing Tips


May 22, 2019

In episode #1025, we discuss how to network at marketing conferences. Tune in to hear our tips for effective networking.

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TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: How to "Network" at Marketing Conferences
  • [00:40] We have a conference coming up and want to give attendees tips.
  • [01:28] Be interesting and interested.
  • [01:45] Everyone’s favorite topic is themselves, so get them talking about themselves, but be genuinely interested.
  • [03:02] Neil went to a marketing conference in London.
  • [03:20] He made a point to talk to the one person no one wanted to speak with.
  • [03:35] So, he gave the guy free marketing advice.
  • [03:45] Giving free value is a great way to network.
  • [04:45] Eric likes to take all collected business cards and put the info into Full Contact.
  • [06:00] You can’t build a relationship with everyone, so don’t take it personally when people don’t want to speak with you.
  • [06:33] That’s it for today!
  • [06:38] We are almost at capacity for our live event, so register while you still can: Check out Single Grain for more info.

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