Networking is one of the most effective strategy for attracting potential clients and ultimately expanding market reach. Building and maintaining a strong network goes a long way towards fostering long-term growth for your business. One of the perks of building a strong network for your freelance business is that it allows you to maintain a steady income and avoid the frustrations that come with enduring the feast and famine cycle. Strong networking builds your reputation and sets you as an expert in your field. In order to optimize networking potential, it is crucial for a freelancer to identify strategies that help develop, maintain and incorporate the different networks into their business. This “Expanding Your Network” Checklist offers some tips and strategies for expanding your freelance business through networking.