Your Conference Survival Guide: A Roundup of Conference Networking Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

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Pet bloggers and social influencers from around the world land in Phoenix a week from today for this year’s BlogPaws conference. (There are few tickets left if you’re interested! Once they’re gone, they’re gone!)

Even if you’re not attending, and especially if you are, brush up on those networking skills with these helpful conference networking tips, tricks, and hacks!

Your networking survival guide

  1. Are you introverted? Many of us in the pet space are! Networking doesn’t have to be painful, though. Or maybe you’re super outgoing but looking to make the most of your time at the conference. Either way, here are five tips to help you network at a conference: Networking for Introverts.
  2. Perhaps you’re ready to take your networking to the next level. You’re ready to go beyond icebreakers! Here are actionable tips on how to maximize your time at a conference, while figuring out ways to still feel comfortable: How to Make the Most of Networking.
  3. One way to overcome any networking jitters, or to simply get the most for your conference dollar, is to set a goal. Know why you’re attending the event, and create a plan to achieve whatever intentions you set for yourself. This post will guide you to figuring out your networking strategy: Networking for Pet Blogging Success.
  4. Finally, understand the importance of networking. Why do we do this? What is the benefit of attending a conference to hobnob with other bloggers, influencers, brands, and more? This post answers those questions and will inspire you for the week ahead: The Power of Blogger Networking.

What’s your favorite tip for networking success? What are you doing to prepare for BlogPaws next week?

Maggie Marton serves as the BlogPaws senior editor. When not hiking with her two pit mixes, Emmett and Cooper, or playing with Newt the Cat, Maggie writes about them (and the pet industry) at ohmydogblog.com and maggiemarton.com.