An effective networking tool involves seeking out others for their advice and counsel. It can make a lasting impression that could benefit your practice. Bruce Allen covers this very succinctly at the Marketing Catalyst in his creating buzz tips. He talks about asking questions and points out that people remember others who seek out their opinions. Also, he says your seeking advice accomplishes two important things:
-shows respect for the person you’re asking, and
-leaves them with a warm and fuzzy feeling since you acknowledge their insight.

It’s good marketing to have others, who can refer you work or clients, think kindly of you because you have thought enough of them to seek out their advice