Who do you touch? Is blogging networking?

Networking is a funny thing. Working recently with Linda from Small Business Training / Cozo, has got me thinking…. When I network with people, who do I touch? Who do I reach? Where do my words and thoughts go? Is blogging networking?
The Yin to My YangImage by ::Prad Prathivi @ Amodica Studio:: via Flickr

I have recently started the Cozo Gold training course, and it was whilst reading the chapter on networking that these thoughts occurred.

Could I be networking with people I have never met or spoke to through a blog? Do you have to speak to a person to network with them? can it be a one sided conversation?

That lead me to thinking about the blogs that I read… do I think that I am networking with that person? Nah, of course not – it’s a one way street… or is it?

Leaving a comment and the writer responding to that comments starts the dialogue, and starts a relationship.

My next thought is how many blogs do I think “hmm, that’s interesting but never say anything?” The answer? too many.

So the next step is to start appreciating the blogs that I read,  if you find a comment saying interesting read, that’s me being appreciative :-)  if it has more words, it could be a step towards creating a dialogue with a potential customer.

Regards

Sarah Arrow
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