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Conference Survival Guide: Stress-Free Ways to Score Key Connections

Navigate jam-packed conferences with these tactics, from planning an agenda to stretching your budget

- March 15, 2010
Conference season is upon us, with mega-event South By Southwest (SXSW) now here and plenty more events of interest to bloggers and media pros, like BlogHer! and Marketing 2.0, are right around the corner.

Experts agree that there's often no better way to make connections, pitch that story idea, land an agent, or even find a new job than by face-to-face networking at conferences -- but you can't just show up with a stack of resumes and business cards and expect to hit gold.

With a little planning and luck, though, you can make any conference you attend a super success....

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