I just posted on my 48 Days blog a three step method for making connections in any market using Google Alerts. One of the biggest reasons I feel I have found success is because of the old saying, "You are who you hang around".
What I did was try to meet influential people and build relationships with them. I have worked with the worlds strongest man to Kristi Frank from The Apprentice so I know this works (by the way, I don't fly so I had to work harder than most). Each time I did that, my income went up because I was exposed to more opportunities and was around doers.
Here is one of my techniques.
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