Episode 8 - Networking No-Nos at Public Events Post-Pandemic (Part 2)


On Episode 8 of Advice From The Hart, Chris continues to share some more advice on what NOT to do when networking at marketing events.

He gives his thoughts on professionalism, pacing yourself, and having a respectful approach to all of your encounters while at an event.


[0:42] What should you absolutely not do when you go to a networking event? 

  • Know your surroundings
  • Don’t extend yourself past your knowledge
  • Don’t overextend yourself on the party scene

[6:25] Be Respectful

  • Don’t forget where the line is
  • Err on the side of sensitivity
  • Know your audience
  • Be mindful of your reputation


  • Go in with a game plan
  • Give before you ask
  • Pace yourself
  • Think before you speak
  • Be sure to have a plan of next steps

Christopher Hart

Title: Executive Director of Client Strategy at iPullRank

Bio: Interactive marketing veteran specializing in strategy, operations, business development, client services, project management, and leadership of Search Engine Optimization “SEO” for digital/social/mobile/content marketing campaigns that enable clients & organizations to drive measurable returns while consistently exceeding expectations.

Leveraging 20 years of interactive experience, he has optimized integrated programs across all channels in the Publishing, Entertainment, Insurance, Finance, Banking, Energy, Legal, B2B, and B2C industries.

Host: Garrett Sussman

Title: Demand Generation Manager

Garrett loves SEO like the 90s loves slap bracelets.

Every other week he interviews Chris about the world of enterprise brands and their agency relationships.

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