The best networkers know how to: 1. Introduce themselves confidently 2. Make eye contact 3. Always wear nametags on the RIGHT side 4. Describe their business briefly 5. Describe their ideal client 6. Tell you how you can help them 7. Ask how they can help YOU!
We can always benefit from pre-planning by having business cards readily available, however the number of cards you collect is more important than the number you give out. Remember, with their contact information you are in control of the follow-up.