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21 Ways to Network (Without Leaving Your Couch)

June 16, 2017

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After successfully saving $100,000 at age 25, I quit my corporate job in marketing to fight for your financial rights. I’ve helped over three million badass women make more, spend less, and feel financially confident.


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“Lazy” Networking

For most, networking is one of the most vulnerable things you can do. Physically getting in front of someone will always be the best way to connect — but what if you’re just not feeling it today? Take 10 minutes this weekend (while curled up on a big, comfy couch), and let’s get your career boosted. Here’s a list of options to open you up.


  1. Write a congratulations card to someone who just got a promotion

  2. Update your LinkedIn profile (it’s been awhile, hasn’t it?)

  3. Post your goals on a social media site and ask for help achieving them

  4. Challenging project on your plate? Ask your network for advice

  5. Send a kind message to someone struggling in their job

  6. Download Shapr and start connecting

  7. Research (or begin) a side hustle

  8. Make an actual phone call (gasp!) to an old coworker

  9. Connect with someone you admire on LinkedIn

  10. Write a recommendation letter for a colleague

  11. Contact your alumni association to assist a student with their career development

  12. Write a bi-yearly “what’s up” email to your mentors

  13. Thoughtfully comment on a blog post of someone you admire

  14. Message someone who has made an impact on you and tell them why

  15. Make some changes to your resume

  16. Ask a blogger if you could guest-write a post

  17. Call an old client and see if they could use your services again

  18. Write about a tough experience in your career and how you handled it. Post on LinkedIn.

  19. Cold-email someone your resume and how you could add value to their organization

  20. Ask a colleague for an informational interview

  21. Write down your dream companies and do some research on opportunities available

Got any other suggestions? Comment below and join the conversation!


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