Category Archives: business networking

Networking to Grow Your Business

Love it or hate it, networking is a great way to grow your business. The old adage that people like to do business with people they know is a fact all 29 million US small business owners must embrace. Networking, … Continue reading

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The shy guy’s guide to networking*

Follow these steps and you’ll never be a wallflower at a work function again. There’s no backing out. You walk into the room, sign in and take your badge. You quickly scan for people you might know and find no … Continue reading

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Dining Etiquette: The Art of a Mannerly Business Meal

he savvy professional knows the importance of strong dining skills and it should come as no surprise that dining, unless done well, could be disastrous to your reputation. It is for this reason that second interviews are often conducted over … Continue reading

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7 tips for getting the best small business website

Last week, I walked through 7 reasons why you need a small business website, and this week, following on from there, I’m going to cover 7 ways in which you can get the best small business website possible. These tips … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Generate Traffic to Your Site for Free

Most businesses now count on a web presence as a big part of their marketing campaign. Whether it is a small start-up or a major corporation, Internet marketing is absolutely necessary for businesses that want to reach the biggest audience. Luckily for … Continue reading

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How To Get Meetings With People Who Don’t Have Time For You

Jason, an entrepreneur I’ve known for over a decade, came out to the ranch today. He was celebrating selling his company and just beginning to think through his next moves. Since he wasn’t from Silicon Valley, he decided to use his time … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Grow Your Small Business Using Automation And Referrals

True, a few customers may send other business your way simply because you did a good job, but that’s not a growth strategy — that’s just crossing your fingers and hoping. To successfully scale up your small business, you need … Continue reading

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