Business Networking

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Business Networking

When Events Feel More Like Eventing

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 01:47 PM PST

Imagine the scene, you decide to hold a major event, it's going to be the highlight of your company's networking diary, and you want to invite the great and the good. You have found the ideal event, the perfect venue and, miracle of miracles; your major players are all available at the same time on the same day. Next, you need to invite all those business contacts that are so important to you.

My Pet Peeve for Some Users of LinkedIn

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:43 AM PST

LinkedIn is a great social networking site for professionals to network with others for business, job hunting or just exchanging information. Some of the same rules can apply whether you are networking in-person or online.

Pig Level Commitment When It Comes to Networking

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 09:08 AM PST

I do a fair amount of networking these days. For a while I really did not understand networking but now I love it. I'm going to show you how this pig level commitment thing ties into networking.

Networking Fear? Consider Toastmasters for a Nice Change

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 07:43 AM PST

Small business networking: Does the very idea give you a heavy feeling in the pit of your stomache? If so, you're not alone. Many small business owners are put off by the idea of networking. The good news is that networking groups can actually be fun, as long as you choose a small business networking group that suits you and your business. Today I'd like to suggest a group that you might not even realize is good for networking: Toastmasters.

To Network and Market Using Social Media or Not to, That Is the Question

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 07:32 AM PST

The arrival of the large number of social media platforms is not something to fear and resist. Social media offers any wise entrepreneur a number of new ways to communicate and research his markets. Embracing social media and using all the amazing benefits it offers will allow your business to stand head and shoulders above the competition. The most effective way to leverage all the benefits offered by social media is to use a blend of traditional marketing and networking strategies, combined with a targeted social media strategy.


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