Networking is an inseparable part of your life as a professional.
Networking has always been important for SME’s – arguably more so than for larger organisations. In concerns that rely heavily on key personnel and direct one-to-one relationships the relative significance of personal contacts has always counted for more than orchestrated media and marketing drives.
New academic research has revealed that SMEs are aware that they need to improve their ‘social capital’ through networks and connections to develop their businesses and grow, but do not know how to go about it.
During a discussion with a group of networking contacts recently, I realised that we all knew at least one person who was ruining their chances of getting referrals just by trying to be seen as a ‘jack of all trades’.
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More than 55,000 members of social and business network 4Networking celebrated reaching a milestone in February – 6 years since the launch of the first 4Networking group.
UK Business networking organisers 4Networking and BlackBerry have teamed up to create a new concept in face-face networking called Make It Happen Mondays.
Mark Dixon: ‘Why you must network face-to face’ Social networking brings many business benefits but there is still great value in having personal contact with potential customers and clients, says Mark Dixon chief executive, Regus The Smarta 100 Awards, brought to you by O2 and Smarta, are now open for entries. If you run a […]
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, have announced that over one million UK professionals have joined LinkedIn since June 2010, bringing the total number of UK members up to five million, which represents 40 percent of UK professionals.