I have always found networking to be a process or a journey. Very few things happen overnight but require careful planning and execution. You can get the ball rolling by paying it forward. It is a common term which refers to doing a favor or assisting someone without getting a return - "right away". There are benefits to paying it forward such as:
Definitely use these tips to grow profitable and productive networks!
Chi Chi Okezie blogs as the Champion Networker, giving her keen insights on proper networking practices.