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7 Tips for Social Networking Online: An Entry-Level Guide

Allan Hoffman | Monster Tech Jobs Expert

August 19, 2009

Do What You Say You Will

To preserve your reputation, keep your promises when offering to facilitate a personal introduction or find a phone number. “You must follow through,” says Gausman. And if you express interest in another individual’s help, be sure to follow up on the person’s assistance.

“They are giving up a piece of their network, and their reputation is now on the line, so to speak,” Gausman says. “At least reach out to that person.”

6. Prepare for Face-to-Face Introductions