How To Apply Social Media Skills To Face-To-Face Networking
Picture this: It’s the first day of college and you don’t know anyone in class. The professor splits the students up into groups and gets you and your classmates to do some ice breaker exercises. You don’t share much about yourself because you’re a little nervous, yet as soon as class is over, you go to your dorm and add several of your classmates on Facebook or started following them on Twitter. Related: Top 10 People You Must Have In Your Network To Find A Job You don’t know them very well, but you figure it would benefit you down the road in your college career. You keep up with their posts, try to start conversations, and retweet their tweets - all without really knowing these people. But why is it so easy to connect online and not so much when you’re talking to someone face-to-face?