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Working the Crowd by Eileen Brown

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ONLINE AND FACE TO FACE NETWORKING

I’d been fascinated with social media for a while, but when someone asked me whether social networking was any different from networking physically with people, I realised that there are a lot of similarities in the way I behave online and offline. A lot of the face to face meetings I’ve had are with people I originally started to connect with online. I’ve met my virtual connections at a ’tweetup’ (a Twitter meetup) or at an online business networking event, and sometimes I’ve moved forward to meet them in person. Some of these connections will turn into valuable business relationships, others will be tenuous connections or ties to other people. These casual connections communicate infrequently with me online. ...

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