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Networking Question

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:03 pm

I went to a networking event last week and had a really nice talk with an attorney. He gave me his business card, but I didn't give him one because I don't have any. I'd really like to keep in touch with him though. Should I e-mail him to follow up and give him my contact information for the future?

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Re: Networking Question

Postby Rock » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:05 pm

Short and sweet.

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Re: Networking Question

Postby rad lulz » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I went to a networking event last week and had a really nice talk with an attorney. He gave me his business card, but I didn't give him one because I don't have any. I'd really like to keep in touch with him though. Should I e-mail him to follow up and give him my contact information for the future?

Generally yes. Although judging from the anon nature of your poast, I'm guessing this is a VERY exclusive contact of VERY sensitive situation, so I'd tread lightly.

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Re: Networking Question

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:30 pm

rad lulz wrote:Generally yes. Although judging from the anon nature of your poast, I'm guessing this is a VERY exclusive contact of VERY sensitive situation, so I'd tread lightly.


OP here. Not particularly sensitive or exclusive, just a small market/location.

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Re: Networking Question

Postby rad lulz » Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
rad lulz wrote:Generally yes. Although judging from the anon nature of your poast, I'm guessing this is a VERY exclusive contact of VERY sensitive situation, so I'd tread lightly.


OP here. Not particularly sensitive or exclusive, just a small market/location.

Good call then. It would be bad if other people from your school food out you were going to PREFTIGIOUS and EXCLUSIVE networking events, of which there are only like 1 in your market at any given time.

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Re: Networking Question

Postby dailygrind » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:51 pm

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Re: Networking Question

Postby vegeta » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:25 am

Rock wrote:Short and sweet.


Is this the consensus? Does that mean just write a quick 2 or 3 sentence email, mention something unique about the conversation you had, and thank them and add a little hope to see you soon comment?

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Re: Networking Question

Postby piccolittle » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:54 am

vegeta wrote:
Rock wrote:Short and sweet.


Is this the consensus? Does that mean just write a quick 2 or 3 sentence email, mention something unique about the conversation you had, and thank them and add a little hope to see you soon comment?

Bingo.




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