Unimpressed by the business-card blizzards that are networking events? How do you make and maintain real connections? Cultivating a resilient network can save your freelance life over the long term. The good news is, the nuts and bolts of networking - how to talk about yourself, how to remember details about people you meet, easy ways to follow up - are skills that can be learned and improved, and this meetup gives us time to review them. We'll also look at business referral groups like BNI as a model for a mutual self-help community. Freelance New York members can compare notes, share success stories, and (wait for it…) network!