How to Attract Attention at Networking Events

There are usually tons of people at networking events, and after a while, the faces and conversations may start to blur together. That’s the last thing you want when you are trying to grow your business through networking. Fortunately, there are ways to help ensure that attendees will not only want to meet you but also remember you after the event is over. Continue reading

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3 Networking Tips to Grow Your Business

No matter how experienced you are with networking, there’s always something to learn. And sometimes it’s the simplest tips that make a difference. Here are 3 networking tips every business owner should apply: Continue reading

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What Is Business Networking Anyway?

You can’t do much reading about starting, running, or growing a business without coming across quite a few mentions of business networking. Just about every expert on small business agrees that networking is crucial for success. But just what is it? Many sources fail to explain it or gloss over it with just a sentence or two. If you’ve been craving just a little more insight, this post is for you. Here’s what you need to know about business networking: Continue reading

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Here’s How to Maintain Work-Life Balance

All work and no play doesn’t just make you dull. It can also make you cranky, unhealthy, lonely, and far less productive. That’s the bad news. The good news is there are some simple ways to better balance your work with your personal life. Here are some steps you can take to get started: Continue reading

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5 Top Reasons to Attend Business Networking Events

While it would be great to walk into a networking event and walk out with dozens of new customers or fistfuls of new contracts, that’s not the reality for most business people. Networking isn’t about making sales on the spot. Instead, it provides many different opportunities to work toward meeting your business goals. Here are 5 reasons to attend business networking events: Continue reading

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6 Ways to Wow Your Customers

No matter what your business type is, there’s always competition.

As a business owner, a large part of your job is finding ways to wow your customers and keep them not only buying from you but also telling others how great your products and services are.

Here are 6 tips you can use to wow your customers on a regular basis. Continue reading

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3 Tips for Drinking at Networking Events

You’ve probably heard this a lot already, but you don’t get a second chance to make a good first impression. Often, this applies to situations like tripping over your words when you meet a new contact, showing up unprepared, or meeting business contacts in clothing that just doesn’t represent the image you’re trying to convey. However, this also applies to social business occasions like networking events, where the availability of alcohol can lead to trouble. Continue reading
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7 Must-Read Blogs for Entrepreneurs

There are many, many helpful blogs out there for the budding or established entrepreneur. However, there are only so many hours in the day, and no businessperson can read them all. When it comes down to it, you have to choose a few that you simply don’t want to miss. We’ve made this job easier by compiling a list of 7 must-read blogs for entrepreneurs: Continue reading

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3 Time Hacks for Your Small Business

How many times have you wished for a clone, or at least a few more hours to get things done? Entrepreneurship is synonymous with busy, but you don’t have to run yourself ragged.

Here are 3 time hacks you can use in your small business: Continue reading

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What Is Your Company’s Mission Statement?

missionSometimes it’s the smallest tasks that give a businessperson the most trouble. Ask an entrepreneur to write a page or two about his business, and chances are he’ll create an interesting, informative description. Ask him to create a short mission statement, and the difficulty begins.

Why?

Mission statements are only supposed to be a sentence or two in length, and when you have an endeavor to share with the world, it’s incredibly hard to condense it into such a limited number of characters. Here are some tips for making it easier: Continue reading

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