Affiliate Summit East 2010 Guide to Networking<br />Shawn Collins, Co-founder, Affiliate Summit<br />
Define Your Goals<br />You can’t get ROI if you don’t identify the targeted “R”.<br />
Stay in the Conference Hotel<br />Hilton New York: $189 per night (non-refundable) and $229 per night (refundable). <br />...
Target List of Attendees<br />Review list of attending companies.<br />Seek out people in the Social Network.<br />Set up ...
http://network.affiliatesummit.com<br />
Map Out Exhibitors<br />
Business Cards<br />
Read FeedFront Magazine<br />http://www.feedfront.com<br />
Prepare for Networking Opportunities<br />Affiliate Meet Market<br />Affiliate Showcase<br />Exhibit Hall<br />Vertical Ex...
Pre-Engage<br />Become part of the conversation with industry leaders.<br />Call in to podcasts.<br />Post comments to blo...
Follow on Twitter<br />http://www.twitter.com#ASE10<br />
Speakers on Twitter<br />@affiliatesummit/ase10-speakers<br />
Name Tags<br /><ul><li>Color coded for type of attendee.
Figure out the color of the people you want to meet when you check-in.</li></li></ul><li>Perfect Your Elevator Speech<br /...
Do Your Homework<br />Want to meet a speaker… read their bio on the Affiliate Summit site.<br />Looking for a rep from a c...
http://ase10.sched.org<br />
Be Memorable!<br />The way you dress.<br />Opening lines.<br />Presence at the show as a sponsor. <br />
K.I.S.S. Method<br />Keep It Simple, Stupid.<br />Surgical strike – be focused and concise.<br />Leave the details for lat...
Follow Up<br />All the networking is for naught if you don’t follow up.<br />Forget e-mail and phone – lead off with a han...
See you in New York City!<br />Any questions? Contact us…<br />realdeal@affiliatesummit.com<br />417-2SUMMIT (278-6648)<br...
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Tips for networking at the Affiliate Summit East 2010 conference, taking place August 15-17, 2010 in New York City.

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Guide To Networking at Affiliate Summit East 2010

  1. 1. Affiliate Summit East 2010 Guide to Networking<br />Shawn Collins, Co-founder, Affiliate Summit<br />
  2. 2. Define Your Goals<br />You can’t get ROI if you don’t identify the targeted “R”.<br />
  3. 3. Stay in the Conference Hotel<br />Hilton New York: $189 per night (non-refundable) and $229 per night (refundable). <br />Informal networking all over the hotel before and after conference hours.<br />SOLD OUT! Be an early bird next time.<br />
  4. 4. Target List of Attendees<br />Review list of attending companies.<br />Seek out people in the Social Network.<br />Set up meetings in NYC.<br />Search Google images for people and create a discreet compilation of headshots of your targets.<br />
  5. 5. http://network.affiliatesummit.com<br />
  6. 6. Map Out Exhibitors<br />
  7. 7. Business Cards<br />
  8. 8. Read FeedFront Magazine<br />http://www.feedfront.com<br />
  9. 9. Prepare for Networking Opportunities<br />Affiliate Meet Market<br />Affiliate Showcase<br />Exhibit Hall<br />Vertical Exchange<br />Meals<br />Ask the Experts<br />Closing Session<br />
  10. 10. Pre-Engage<br />Become part of the conversation with industry leaders.<br />Call in to podcasts.<br />Post comments to blogs.<br />Send feedback to newsletters.<br />Respond in forum threads.<br />Add them on Twitter, Facebook, etc.<br />
  11. 11. Follow on Twitter<br />http://www.twitter.com#ASE10<br />
  12. 12. Speakers on Twitter<br />@affiliatesummit/ase10-speakers<br />
  13. 13. Name Tags<br /><ul><li>Color coded for type of attendee.
  14. 14. Figure out the color of the people you want to meet when you check-in.</li></li></ul><li>Perfect Your Elevator Speech<br />An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a brief overview of an idea for a product, service, or project. The pitch is so called because it can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride (say, thirty seconds or 100-150 words). - Wikipedia<br />
  15. 15. Do Your Homework<br />Want to meet a speaker… read their bio on the Affiliate Summit site.<br />Looking for a rep from a certain company… read up on their recent news and “About Us” page.<br />
  16. 16. http://ase10.sched.org<br />
  17. 17. Be Memorable!<br />The way you dress.<br />Opening lines.<br />Presence at the show as a sponsor. <br />
  18. 18. K.I.S.S. Method<br />Keep It Simple, Stupid.<br />Surgical strike – be focused and concise.<br />Leave the details for later.<br />
  19. 19. Follow Up<br />All the networking is for naught if you don’t follow up.<br />Forget e-mail and phone – lead off with a hand-written note.<br />
  20. 20. See you in New York City!<br />Any questions? Contact us…<br />realdeal@affiliatesummit.com<br />417-2SUMMIT (278-6648)<br />http://www.Twitter.com/affiliatesummit<br />http://www.Facebook.com/affiliatesummit<br />
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