Networking is a key activity for social business ventures, as well as solidarity economy initiatives (cooperatives, etc.). Networking means keeping in contact with follow initiatives, but also facilitating communities of practice in areas related to your business’ core activity, facilitating a community of users, or a social learning platform.
In this article, we won’t enter into details of the why and how networking should be conducted in a social business or a solidarity economy initiative. We assume that you already have an idea of this. We will however go back to this in a future article.
We just want to give your networking activity some practical hints. Hence a practical advice for those who already have a netwoking plan, which is the occasion to highlight a nice presentation of one of the best available tools as a social networking platform. Here it goes: