Ask the Networking Expert: Can I Send My Newsletter to New Contacts I Meet at Networking Events?

Can I Send My Newsletter to New Contacts I Meet at Networking Events?

Question:  You’ve just attended a networking event and now hold in your hand a bunch of business cards.  Is it okay for you to simply add them to your mailing list or subscribe them to your newsletter? Answer:  Only with express PERMISSION from your contact. This is one of my all time worst, “want-to-throw-a-tantrum-whenever-it-happens” personal…