There’s lots of advice I could give you about how to get the most out of networking. If you ever want my help with that come and ask me. But these are the most important things to remember, in my opinion:
One of the world’s leading business networking gurus Dr Ivan Misner has hit out against the explosion of “premature solicitation” for work on social media websites by people who play the numbers game rather than cultivate relationships.
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have a steady stream of ideal clients whilst others are always searching for the next? Have you ever wanted to get the opportunity to meet with your ideal prospect but never yet quite managed it? Most people recognise the importance of referrals as part of an effective customer acquisition programme. This workshop focuses on where to find referrals, particularly the ones right under your nose, and how to build an effective strategy to keep a flow of referrals into your business. Who this is For: This is for anyone who wants to work smarter and not harder. It is also designed to help those who feel they haven’t yet gained enough contacts or require a refresher in the ways to tap into their existing contact network.
Businesses could be wasting thousands on unecessary social media training which teaches many employees what they already know and could simply work to fuel the fear that middle aged workers have towards social media, claim experts at online marketing consultancy E-mphasis.
Alibaba.com, the world’s leading small business e-commerce company, is inviting its users to audition their business for a starring role in its forthcoming high profile UK ad campaign.
The musician and entrepreneur Midge Ure will be headlining a show with a difference as the guest speaker at a business event to promote and inspire great leadership.
UK’s most common high street names revealed as business directory launches hunt for UK’s ‘punniest’ business
The elevator pitch describes your company concisely and in a compelling way. The elevator pitch is the answer you give when you coincidentally meet someone in an elevator and they ask you: “So, what do you do?”
The UK’s most competitive search for exciting new businesses has returned and this year, your small business could be crowned Britain’s best!
We recently spoke to Mark Artus, CEO of 1HQ, one of Europe’s largest branding companies to get his top 10 branding tips.
Mark has been the brains behind the advertising campaigns for the likes of Kraft, Nestle, Rowntree and Heinz, amongst many others and knows how to create memorable brands.
Anyone with a good idea and adequate common sense can start a business, but establishing and growing it is another matter.
In the current climate, where money lending has all but dried up, orders are falling, and firms are trimming all the fat possible by cutting costs, the hard part is often working out how to grow your business.