The answer is, Yes! I’ve seen social networking increase a person’s community from 100 to thousands of contacts with minimal time and effort. Building a network of quality contacts can lead the way to professionals inside organizations you want to be involved in. People who want to pursue a new industry can use LinkedIn “groups” for a jump start to find people to connect with who work in a particular industry.
Whether you’re working on an ambitious goal, seeking a new direction or starting a business—you can build new relationships faster and easier than collecting hundreds of business cards. If you want to begin soon, we are running a social media strategy session on July 22, 2010. Join us and get great tips. Don’t sit online alone and spin your wheels, let experts help you build your social network. It will enhance your career!
-Sunny K. Lurie, PhD., Fast Focus Careers