As in real life, I am not all that great when it comes to making new friends online. I can be a little shy, so it takes me awhile to comment on other's blogs and I definitely don't approach publishers for books. Despite this, I have been able to make some blogging friends and have developed a good relationship with a couple publicists who have approached me for reviews.
I think it is important that once you make a connection with someone you need to foster that relationship just as you would in real life. Keep in touch, be respectful and give as much as you receive.
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