FOLLOW UP EMAIL AFTER GETTING SOMEONE’S BUSINESS CARD
If you have received a business card and would like to follow up, send a polished email within a week. You can make a friend or expand your network.
Subject line: It was nice to meet you at [location]
Hi [person or people’s names],
It was great to meet you on [day you got the business card] at the [location or event]. I enjoyed our conversation about [mention a part of the conversation].
I have included my contact information below in my email signature.
[If you want to do business with this person, mention the services that you or your company offers. You can say things like “as we discussed my company offers specialized engineering services and would be happy to discuss any ways we could work together”]
[Maybe you would like to discuss a job opportunity. You could say something like “we discussed job opportunities with your company and I would like to learn about how I can help your company succeed]
[maybe you are looking for freelance opportunities. You could attach some recent work or a portfolio for review]
Thank you for your time,
- Your first name