With all the social media networking sites do you still need to meet in person?
An article by Careerealism outlines why you need to invest face-to-face time with business people:
* The interaction will have you knowing more about someone in 10 minutes than six months online;
* You cannot beat a phone or in-person meeting to finding ways to work together - it's all in the energy that gets created in a verbal discussion; and
* Determining next steps can be done fast instead of through many emails or posts online where people may get distracted to something else and break the conversation.
Read more: http://www.ibtimes.com/blogs/articles/24678/20110310/why-networking-in-person-still-matters.htm#ixzz1GDBBmnE3