It’s not always easy to make connections with people you don’t know. When networking, it can be challenging to spark a conversation out of the blue, and that is with someone who is right in front of you. How do you create relationships with someone you don’t know online? Â If you are trying to build a presence online it can be especially difficult to gain support from someone randomly. If you are building your brand and find yourself facing a roadblock,Â Brazen Careerist has some tips for you.
1.Â Mention a follower and link to their work onÂ Twitter.
2.Â Share a friend’s link, photo or event on Facebook.
3.Â Add a review for a book you just read to Goodreads and/or Amazon. Find the author’s Twitter handle and include it in a tweet that lets your followers know your rating.
4. Take a picture of the awesome arts or crafts you buy on Etsy andÂ pin them to your boards on Pinterest wwwwith a link back to theÂ artist’s store.
5. If you’re a writer with the right connections,Â give local artists press in your local publications or online. Remember to send them a quick email or Facebook message to let them know about it in case it escapes their Google alerts.
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