How to nail networking (without the nervous nail-biting)

Does the thought of networking make you break out in a cold sweat?
Do you avoid networking events like the plague?

I totally get it – being in a room filled with strangers (who potentially have very successful businesses) can be extremely intimidating.

But it doesn’t have to be a scary experience. As someone who has attended regular networking events for a few years now, I’ve sussed out how to make them work for you.

In today’s episode, I have 5 great tips on how to nail the networking thing – without the nervous nail-biting.

About Leanne Shelton

Throughout her career, Leanne Shelton has gained vast experience in journalism, marketing, communications, events, and B2B sales. She has worked in both corporate and not-for-profit roles, but since starting Write Time Marketing in 2014, Leanne has found her true calling.

A self-proclaimed English nerd at heart, Leanne is extremely passionate about the written word and loves working with Health & Wellness business owners to prepare effective content marketing strategies to best suit their target audiences. Even though she has dabbled in all forms of copywriting, Leanne specialises in business blogging as she loves the capacity to form ongoing relationships with her clients.

While some business owners choose to outsource their blogs to Leanne to write, others prefer to take the DIY approach and learn about the art via training opportunities online, face-to-face, and her podcast ‘Marketing & Me’.

Outside the office, Leanne enjoys dancing, reading, listening to inspiring podcasts, and spending quality time with her husband, Justin, and two young daughters.


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