Day 32: Online NetworkingSaturday, March 29, 2003
Online networking can be a great way to get referrals, particularly for people who stink at real life networking. Finding the right Internet communities is key. You need to find people in the same field, or in a related field.
Today, I joined Fast Company‘s “Circle of Friends” program. It is an online community for entrepreneurs within similar fields to meet each other. I’m not sure yet what all I’ll get out of it, but at least I’ve found another way to communicate with my peers.
Also, Angela had a good idea. Our local newspaper just changed ownership, and they do not have a website. If they are looking for new ways to expand the paper, they might be interested in hiring a local web design firm to get them online. Definitely worth looking into.