Tag Archives: #connections

First Person: The Internet and Small Business Marketing

Does the Internet affect your small business? Because of the changes it has made for advertising and marketing, it is important even for brick and mortar companies. Fortunately, you can use it to your advantage. The Internet plays your strengths … Continue reading

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Why etiquette can boost your bottom line

An increasing number of corporate executives are turning to etiquette courses to improve their professional standing. Increased business with Asians, who are conscientious about protocol and hold it in high regard, has spurred the interest of some. But there is … Continue reading

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Seven things you shouldn’t tell your colleagues

HAVE you said something you shouldn’t have to your workmates? This was one of our top stories in the past year, so we thought we’d bring it out of the vault and save you future trouble. HOW close are you … Continue reading

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Business Growth and Social Media

If you’re looking for a place to focus your business growth efforts, try social media. Word-of-mouth marketing has received a technology makeover, and it’s called social media. Hands down, it’s the most powerful tool that any business owner can use … Continue reading

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GO BEYOND BROADBAND TO BUILD TRULY STRONG BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS

It’s no surprise that technology has drastically changed the way we do business. But are all the changes positive? Troy Carter, CEO and Founder of entertainment management company Atom Factory, and Padmashree Warrior, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of Cisco … Continue reading

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Two Queens techies help you make business connections with the push of a button

Neil Levin and his son Stephen Levin created HereMatch.com. They’re trying to make name tags and small talk obsolete. Long Island City tech mavens Neil and Stephen Levin have created the iPhone application Herematch, which connects people at large conferences … Continue reading

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Build Relationships and Business Will Follow

We all have great opportunities to build relationships. But how we build these relationships and how seriously we focus on nurturing our clients and contacts can make a big difference in our level of success. Relationship building is extremely important, … Continue reading

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Speed Networking Keeps Businesses Buzzing

Tallahassee, FL – The Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce sped it up with a speed networking event downtown. It happened Thursday night at the Sheraton Four Points hotel on Tennessee Street. The goal: To give business professionals the chance to meet … Continue reading

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Make the Connection: Enable Sales With Online Presentations

Sales is about making connections. When you reach out to people with a solution, whether it’s analytics software, a carpet-cleaning service, or a new brand of vegetable juice, it’s the connection that matters first. And that connection is made with … Continue reading

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Getting connected: Keys to perfect referrals

While working my day job running a service company, I received a phone message that didn’t seem like a big deal at first. Names and numbers have been changed: “Hey Jim, this is Bill from the lawn company. I’m here … Continue reading

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