Someone said to me yesterday, "there are a lot of people starting new businesses so where you advise them to start networking?"
My advice was that they should start by listing all the people they already know. They will already have trusted relationships amongst their existing social and work contacts. They should make contact with those people and re-establish those relationships if necessary. They will then be able to identify any gaps in their network and where they need to start addressing those.
In this podcast, 'How to start building your network', I talk about how to identify the people already in your network. Listen here:
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