Have you joined our Facebook community? It’s a fun place to connect with other ambitious young professionals! It’s a fun place to connect with other ambitious young professionals we’ve talked a lot on this blog about networking, and for good reason. It’s an essential part of any job search or career advancement strategy.
But when you think about “networking,” where are you picturing yourself? At an industry convention? At a job fair? Maybe even in front of the computer, researching your best leads for a networking email?
Chances are there are several places you’re not thinking of. Like standing in line at Starbucks, or sitting in a doctor’s waiting room or boarding a plane for a holiday trip home to your family. But according to master “random connector” David Topus, if you pass up these golden opportunities, you could be missing out.
When you increase the value of your links you are linking to high quality businesses and sites. This is always great for your business and website you need to realize that part of this process is sending traffic to other sites. Some people get uncomfortable at this thought, but it will all come back to you a hundred times over. Think of it this way, you are actually building stronger links to your site when you help to raise the rankings of the sites linked to your site as they help to increase your site based on YOUR links.
Originally posted 2012-11-19 00:00:00.