Networking sucks. But you can make it better by just being a human and interacting with other people like they’re people. Thoughts on networking for creatives and freelancers from a woman who approaches strangers in grocery stores. Let’s be friends!
This talk was given at Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2013 in Cleveland, OH. For more info check out wmcfest.com
Grace Dobush is a writer, editor and crafter in Cincinnati who worked for design magazines HOW and Print until she went freelance in 2012. Now she does rad stuff like copy editing for CQ Roll Call and writing for Wired. She also wrote the business guide for part-time crafters, Crafty Superstar, and has run a biannual indie craft show in Cincinnati, Crafty Supermarket, since 2009. She also makes zines and is starting a coworking space in Cincinnati.