How To Add Value To Your Network: Make Introductions
While networking on social media, you've connected with multiple people. In my opinion, your goal should be to turn these "connections" into "relationships." One way to do this is by being a connector.
When you see that two of your colleagues can mutually benefit from knowing each other, send them an introduction email. It's a thoughtful gesture that will show your colleagues how valuable it is to be linked to you.
Here's an example of an introduction email I recently sent:
Subject: Introduction + Rod Colon + Eric Tung
Rod, I want to introduce you to Eric T Tung. He's a Social Media Strategist that's currently looking for his next opportunity. He's considering doing consulting for companies like Spredfast, Salesforce & Sprinklr. In additi