How to Network Without Being Annoying

Make the most of your connections with these 10 dos and don'ts

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Talk to people in advertising and media about how they landed their jobs, and you'll notice a trend: It often comes down to networking. In a competitive field, even the most tenuous connection can give someone the validation to hire you.

But when cultivating professional relationships, how do you walk the line between being persistent and being flat-out annoying?

We spoke with several industry pros about how to make killer connections, from working the Twittersphere like a cocktail party to following up in a way that feels genuine.

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