Making connections is important in any line of work. Marketing is another one of those fields where who you know and how they know you will get you far. Start with a simple method, The Harvest Method. Using simple analogies of plowing the fields with your networks, you start simple with peers. Fertilize the soil, using organic asks and favors. Plant the seed with good research about what you want and then harvest the ask and use that relationship to build more.
The Harvest Method – How To Grow Relationships With Content Marketing – The Story Engine