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.
What an exciting time to be running a small business. New technologies and services are helping to reduce small business expenses. These same technologies and services can open up access to potential customers around the world.
Running a small business or startup today can and should be much easier and more efficient than just 5 years ago.
The biggest shopping season of the year is fast approaching and you need to prepare for Small Business Saturday.
Small business owners have a lot on their plates. We’ve got plenty of items on our to-do lists to make sure customers sign up for our e-mails, follow us on social platforms, download our mobile apps, and shop from us when they’re buying gifts for others.
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.