Guest Post: Network like its 1998

My post for NLS7

ALIA NLS 7

Alex Cato will be presenting at NLS7 all about building and maintaining your personal brand in a professional world. Today, Alex has written a few tips on networking at your next conference. You can follow her on Twitter at @curious_meow or on her blog: curiousmeow.wordpress.com

We are all guilty of hiding behind a mobile phone at one time or another. Whether it’s while waiting for a friend a bus or maintaining your fortress of solitude on a packed train, mobile phones are the perfect tool to disconnect with the world around us and connect with the world online. Whilst comforting, these little tools of solitude need to stay securely away as much as possible during NLS7 and all those other conferences and events that you go to. Live tweet to your hearts content during the sessions however between sessions that’s your time to make connections with people not to be connected online.

To help you make those valuable connections…

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