Meetup Tips That’ll Have You Networking Like an Expert

The average American spends about 15,000 hours at school…learningThen it becomes time to start your career, and you suddenly realize it’s not what you know, but who you know. It’s called networking.

It’s an incredibly important life-skill, but very few people actually do it. In fact, NPR reported, “At least 70 percent, if not 80 percent, of jobs are not published. And yet most people – they are spending 70 or 80 percent of their time surfing the net versus getting out there, talking to employers, taking some chances [and] realizing that the vast majority of hiring are friends and acquaintances hiring other trusted friends and acquaintances.”

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The Key To Changing How People Think

Michael Troiano is unstoppable.

Marketing expert and entrepreneur Michael Troiano knows how to motivate people. After being the first in his Italian family to go to college, Michael went on to work at top ad agencies in New York, attend Harvard Business School and currently serves as the Chief Marketing Officer at Actifio.

Michael believes that success involves listening, learning, kicking ass and celebrating your wins. We can get used to that.

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Create Your Story With Medium

At about.me, we look for new ways to help you create your story.

We believe your about.me page should celebrate you as your story grows. By adding SoundCloud to your page you allow people to discover your music and by creating a Backstory you share your personal and professional aspirations. Now you can showcase your writing through Medium.

Medium is a free platform that allows you to write and publish your stories. With Medium, you create amongst others who can help you by editing your work and writing comments. By adding a link to your Medium profile on your page, you give viewers direct access to your published works.

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5 Components of A Perfect Background Photo

Last week we gave you 3 tips to make your page look great. This week we’re delving into our first tip there about Background photos.

While all the other components of your page are important, an excellent Background photo is the foundation for a great page.

So we recommend a photo that is:

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3 Tips To Make Your Page Look Great

“How can I make my page look good?” or “What can I do to improve my page?” are two questions which we frequently receive from members of our community via our Twitter and support page.

So today we’re going to dissect Jessica Gressa‘s page to show you how a great page should look. Then we’ll follow it up with 3 tips to help you easily create a compelling page for yourself.

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Keeping in Touch through Intro

In last week’s tips post, we talked about sending an Intro and just how easy it is to do. It’s so easy we’re betting you’ll be able to send one even faster than you can find and hand out your physical business cards.

But now that you’ve sent an Intro, what do you do next? Well, with the contact information of your new acquaintance saved in the app, you’ll want to take some action to keep in touch, learn more about your new friend, and avoid suffering from “business card amnesia“. To see that information, just open the menu and choose the “My Shares” section. There you’ll see all the people to whom you’ve sent Intros, along with the dates you sent them and the city from where they were sent.

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The Ease of Sending An Intro

In the past we’ve given you tips on writing your bio for Intro, adding a photo to your page for Intro, and controlling what you share with Intro. In general, we’ve prepped you for sending an impressive Intro. But have you actually sent one yet?

If not, you probably met someone new over the holidays or will be meeting new people very soon with the hustle and bustle of the new year, so now is a great time to start sending Intros. Plus, it’s simple to do and takes only a few seconds. Here’s how it’s done.

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