The internet has made it possible for a lot of people to re-establish old ties and make new ones. There are a lot of sites in the internet that provide people with a way to expand his or her network. This is not only to increase the number of people that you may become friends with but some people actually use this to expand their business.
Your network can be a great source of income for you and your business. You can use your network to gather information for you and do some lead generation. You can ask them to refer possible clients for you or people they think might be interested in your business. These people may be buying customers or people interested in investing in your business as well. If you already have an existing network it would also do well to expand them as big as you can.
Remember these networks that you have created will not only supply you possible clients but can also provide you with possible resources for your business. If you are in the business of providing jobs, these people might be looking for work and you can help them out. One of your contacts might be looking for employees and what you can do is provide them the service of looking for possible employees for them. The business world is all about contacts and knowing the right people. Expanding your online network can provide your business the opportunity to increase and expand well beyond the four walls of your office or home. You can even have the opportunity to do business outside the country through your online networks.