As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you spend a good portion of your day connecting with customers. I love networking. Yes, I love connecting with new people and then connecting people to people. However, networking is difficult for most and sometimes we make relationship building far harder than it should be.
Late in my business career, I discovered the power of how to build relationships with content marketing.
Running a startup or small business can lead to many sleepless nights. From coming up with a business plan and raising capital to finding a team that will support and execute ways to increase small business profits.
It is tough finding and attracting customers. There’s a lot to get done, especially in the early days. (more…)
With the 2017 fast approaching, it is a great time to take steps for explosive business growth next year.
Are you happy with how your sales numbers look for next year?
While there is not much time left to close new business for this year, you certainly can implement a few strategies to increase the probability of more new business for next year.
The most important part of attending and networking at a conferences, conventions or tradeshows happens after the event. The follow up. This is where you start to strength the relationship.
Follow up is crucial to the process of turning some of your new contacts into prospects and some of those prospects into a sale, new investor, a new hire or new job.
It is the time of year to start planning and preparing for next year’s conferences and conventions. Adequate preparation before attending a conference or convention can help you get the most out of your budget. Preparation, organization, and flexibility are crucial to the successful use of your time.
Attending conferences and conventions requires an investment of time, money, and energy making it important to prepare before you attend.
Looking for new clients? Growing your product’s reach? Need to learn about new market information and innovations? Or just searching for an investor or potential employees.
The best opportunity, as a startup executive, to achieve these objectives is to attend business networking related conferences, events, and conventions.
People always told me I’m a connector.