Tag Archives: business networking

Essential Networking: How to Attract Quality Referrals

There is a difference between receiving lots of referrals and attracting quality referrals. There is nothing better than word-of-mouth recommendations which speak volumes and are a highly effective, low-cost form of marketing. In this fast paced world we are living … Continue reading

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9 great Apps to help you Secure your Business Smartphone

With the growing popularity of Smartphones they have become a popular target for malware manufacturers, therefore it’s imperative to install security apps to protect your data etc. We have collected a list of 9 security tools that will help you to safeguard your … Continue reading

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics

As marketing becomes more data-driven, it’s vital to use data to keep up with trends, competitor strategies, and developments in your market. To that end, 94.7% of all marketers love blog posts about marketing statistics. Okay, that statistic was made up (though … Continue reading

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68% of CEOs have ‘no presence’ on any social media (but they like LinkedIn)

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, Warren Buffet joked after he sent his very first tweet in May 2013. Since then he’s gained 541,905 followers with just two lonely little tweets. Which begs the question: Why … Continue reading

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Small Talk = Big Impact: Networking tips for building your small business

Google “business networking” and you’ll see links to articles on how to increase your Facebook Likes and Twitter followers. Connecting with potential customers and business partners via social networking is, by now, an essential part of any company’s growth. Despite … Continue reading

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The 59 Commandments of Business Networking

Business networking is one of the most effective marketing and prospecting tools you can use to grow your business. Of course, done incorrectly it can actually be harmful to your business. Somewhere down the road salespeople were given the idea … Continue reading

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Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for an Effective Business Referral Network!

Every business, particularly small, entrepreneurial or professional businesses, must have a powerful referral network. It is very unlikely (and terribly expensive) to “advertise your way to success.” Without substancial capital, it can’t be done. It is far more effective, and … Continue reading

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How to Network: 12 Tips for Shy People

CIO — Networking is the key to success in business, says Keith Ferrazzi, business coach and author of Never Eat Alone, a book about the power of relationship building and networking. It helps you find jobs, recruit talent, win new … Continue reading

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Maintaining Professional Boundaries in a Facebook World: Social Media Guidelines for DCs

A few months ago, I received an unexpected message on my Facebook account: “Hi Doc, do you remember me? I’m so happy to find you here on Facebook. It’s been years since I have seen you and I’m glad to … Continue reading

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Facebook introduces #hashtags

As you scroll through your Facebook news feed this week, you might notice something different at the end of your friend’s status — hashtags. If you are already familiar with social networking services and websites like Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and … Continue reading

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