A system for networking with human beings

How does a busy person make sure they are networking and meeting folks? My system: Software – Email people when you think of them – existing contacts or strangers (“I admire your work”) – Introduce people whenever it might be relevant as a way of saying hi – Reply to inbound cold calls — request the pitch by email, offer feedback/help but not a meeting — meet them if they are good – Multiply by asking people for intros to who they know or like (in return for the intros you make) – Have a twitter (daily), website (annually updated?) and blog (at least monthly?) – Send all your contacts newsletter emails with occasional, sincerely “what’s up with me” emails In-person – I meet non-urgent people at least 1/day – I try to always have 1 event less than a month away that I am attending or hosting to suggest for meetings that dont need to be f2f for an hour – I am part of a couple of clubs like FoundersRound.org that meet regularly and I know all 200-300 people a bit – NEW I am hosting and attending conferences like inboxawesome.org and Menorca Tech Talks Plus, I recently started blocking 6 hours per week for alone time with my computer during business hours

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