Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Using other technologies to connect, part of Building Your Professional Network.
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Up to now we have focused almost entirely on social networks and how to use them.…I do want to take a moment though to address the other digital methods…of maintaining connection with people and give you some tips on using them properly.…I am referring primarily to e-mail and text messaging.…I mentioned these in particular because they have been around for a long time…and they are likely to be around for years to come, how you use them is…important and I am going to give you for tips to help your e-mail and text…messages be helpful tools for building connections.…
Number one is be friendly all too often people use formal business writing in a…digital context and it does not work well.…A formal letter that says dear Sir or Madam, how are you today is going to come…across very cold and heartless in a digital format.…I recommend that you use casual, friendly language.…Also part of being friendly is including some personal touches, I found that…including my picture in my e-mail signature helps people remember that they are…
This course is one of a series of five Dave Crenshaw courses based on his Invaluable teaching methodology for professional development.
- Understanding how networking enhances your career
- Getting out of your comfort zone
- Making recurring connections
- Using a customer relationship management (CRM) system
- Building relationships through social networking