How to make the most of social situations to boost your connections, your profile and even your profits
It may be a bit of a cliche, but the adage “it’s not what you know, but who you know” certainly rings true in the photography industry – just like for anything else.
Getting your name in front of important people, those with power and influence (such as editors, gallery curators, buyers, other influential photographers and so on) is half the battle. Making the most of every opportunity to meet and make a good impression on these kinds of people is very important.
These days, a lot of networking is done online, but there’s still plenty of “real-world” opportunities available to boost your profile, too. The latter may be a little more daunting, especially for those who are not used to networking, talking about themselves or perhaps are in the introverted side.
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