Networking: How to make a memorable first impression

There are so many options when it comes to lead generation in your business – both online and in person. We can all agree that networking, especially in-person with other business owners in your community, is one of the biggest. That’s got to be why there are so many networking events happening all the time, right?

But how do you make an impression that is authentic and meaningful when networking? 

Is there a way to be memorable that makes the follow-up process more natural and expected? Catch the replay as Samantha interviews Marlene Gardiner, serial entrepreneur, and go-to connection amongst the networkers in her community as they talk about tips and tricks to make a good first impression the next time you are at an event.

Key takeaways include:

  • Networking Etiquette: You only have one shot to make a good first impression
  • How to greet someone you’re meeting for the first time
  • The importance of things like grooming, posture, voice and attitude in making a postive, memorable connection with those you meet
  • Be interested in others; not interesting
  • Post Event: How to use social media to invite people into seeing that you really are the positive, genuine person they met at the event

Samantha King

Samantha King is a business strategist and mentor helping busy boss moms like herself get on track in their business, identify and map out opportunities to level up, and work with them to implement the systems and processes within their businesses that they need to make that growth happen. Samantha is also a self-professed TV fanatic, natural storyteller, an Adult Colourer, Photography Enthusiast, a Book Junkie, Meditator in training, possible runner, and (my guilty pleasure) a certified people watcher.

Samantha King has 25 posts and counting. See all posts by Samantha King

Samantha King

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.