Master the Art of Following Up—Here's How

Create & Cultivate is an online community and creative conference that serves up serious boss-piration (like MyDomaine’s own co-founders, Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr) to female entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the digital landscape. So who better to tap for intel about the practices of successful women than Create & Cultivate’s editorial director, Arianna Schioldager?

You went to the big event, gave firm but friendly handshakes, showcased your know-how during conversation, and exchanged contact information. Yes! That means you succeeded at networking—now what?

It’s 10 days later, you still haven’t reached out, and all that hard work is about to be wasted. Don’t let that happen! Take your next cue from the four Cs of a successful follow-up.

What challenges have you faced while networking and how did you overcome them?