2. • No one can deny the power of networking.• Your network is you NETWORTH• Social Networks are gaining importance• Businesses are done using social networks• Cultivate powerful networks and prosper!
3. People forget what you do, people forget whatyou say but people dontforget how do you make them feel
4. 15 Points to Follow• Know what you’re looking for• Have a solid elevator pitch• Check who you already know• Show genuine interest• Look for two types of people• Don’t stand alone• Exchange business cards
5. • Ask for social media connection• Build on Q & A• Ask open ended questions• Give answers with “In my opinion”• Take notes• Create connections for others• Offer value (Referrals, resources, recommendations)• Write back with a
6. Networking in #Social Era• Linkedin – 161 million users in 200 countries• Twitter is 12th largest population (750 tweets/sec)• Three million blogs every month• Google+ button is pressed 5 billion times/day• 1 billion Facebook users
7. Social Media is VIRAL
8. Social Media Stats in Pakistan22 Million Internet users 6 Million Facebook users 850,000 Linkedin users 500,000 Twitter users 6.8 million YouTube users
9. Sept 2011 2.8 million Fans – November 2011 3.2 million Sept 2012 3.9 million Now 4.3 million