Pain: A slack network.
Sure, you've started working up a sweat, but there's still more work to do.
Gain: Strengthen your network quickly and effectively.
Stick to it – keep connecting with the people you already know and shaking
Workout: Find more fitness partners.
Expand your network by importing contacts from your email accounts.
Now, do the same at LinkedIn®. Click Contacts at the top of the page,
then Add Connections in the top right.
the Find Your Friends link in the right-hand column of any page.
- Click Find Friends next to any
of your web-based email providers. (Enter the email password—not your Facebook password.)
Send friend requests to anyone you might like to connect with on Facebook.
- Upload your Outlook® or Windows®
contacts. Click the Other Tools link, then Upload Contact File, and follow the instructions
on the screen. Send friend requests to these people, too.
down for suggestions that Facebook makes, based on your existing connections.
Finally, search for companies and
colleagues to follow on
Twitter®. You can look within Twitter, on Twellow®, the Twitter yellow pages site,
or the WeFollow directory.
your webmail address and password to import contacts from online email accounts.
click the Import Your Desktop Email Contacts link. To upload these contacts, you'll
first have to export them into a file that LinkedIn can read. Click here for simple instructions on creating that
Go the extra mile: Change your look.
Personalize your Twitter page background. Sign into Twitter, choose the Settings
option in the upper right, then go to the Design tab. (If you haven't already added
a photo, you can do that on the next tab over.) For more free background options,
Click here to
send a message to your personal trainer, Nick Shin.
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