Author & Marketing Technologist in Fresno, California
Beth Bridges is The Networking Motivator™ and has attended over 2,400 networking events in the last eleven years. She interacted with tens of thousands of people in person and online. Beth created the Five Part Networking Success Plan™ when she saw new - and experienced - business people struggling to network effectively.
Beth shows people how to use this plan to build their own highly responsive and powerful network through her book, "Networking on Purpose," available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle.
As a speaker, people rave about her high energy, encouraging and valuable presentations. She encounters people who, months and years later, are still using and benefiting from the concrete and actionable ideas within the plan.
Beth has shared her networking strategy with corporations, colleges and universities, and business associations. New business owners, sole proprietors, independent sales agents, corporate executives and managers, solopreneurs and network marketers have all benefited from this practical but powerful system. She trains individuals, companies, and organizations on using her deliberate, intentional and strategic system for networking on purpose.
Beth is widely recognized by chamber of commerce executives across North America as a leading networking authority. She is an Expert Author on EzineArticles with over two hundred published articles and is a Top Author in the Business Networking category. Beth is a Summa Cum Laude and Dean's Medalist graduate of CSU Fresno with a degree in Agricultural Economics.She is now the Vice President of Digital Identity for J - I.T. Outsource, a technology integration firm.
As the former Chief Networking Officer of a large chamber of commerce, Beth leveraged her in-person networking skills to build large social media networks on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter including the nationally-ranked social media program for the chamber which was ranked in the Top 100 Most Social-Media Friendly Chambers of Commerce in 2013.
On a personal note, Beth is a runner and takes it very seriously. She also bicycles and takes that very seriously but you wouldn't guess it based on the lime green bicycle with streamers that she rides. She's married with two Dachshunds and reads a lot of science fiction when she's not networking.