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Categorizing your contacts may make it easier for you to purposefully deepen or expand your network. Here are some categories recommended in "Make Your Contacts Count", a good networking book written by Anne Baber and Lynne Waymon.
Three months of data should give me an idea of who I've talked to recently. I searched my address book for all the people I had contacted on or later than 2007.07.01 - 245 people. I quickly tagged them with the categories. Using a quick Emacs Lisp snippet (see end of this message), I summarized the results:
The categories are a bit fuzzy in this age of blogs and Facebook, and I expect to adjust as I get to know people more (or less). Now that I've categorized my contacts, I can plan to meet people more often or to send out particular stories/blog entries.
Here are the book's recommendations for deepening connections:
What does your network look like?
(kill-new (mapconcat (lambda (s) (concat s " | " (number-to-string (apply '+ (mapcar (lambda (r) (if (member s (split-string (bbdb-record-getprop (car r) 'mail-alias) ", ")) 1 0)) bbdb-records))))) '("accident" "acquaintance" "associate" "actor" "advocate" "ally") "\n")) ;; The world belongs to people who can hack it. ;)
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