Once you build a wide and reliable network of external partners who are your trusted service providers, you can capitalize on and strengthen this network by:
Providing referrals within your service network.
Connecting your service network contacts to your broader network of associates and colleagues.
Tapping your external partner network for information about resources and services you may need.
Depending upon your line of work, possibly tapping your external partner network for business prospects and sales leads.
You're in a unique position to provide referrals to your external partners regarding the other service providers you use. If, for example, you learn that your computer consultant is suffering from an office ...