Networking Not Working? Here Are Some Reasons Why

Networking Not Working Here Are Some Reasons WhyFew things in business are simply static. You aren’t meant to do the same thing, all the time, forever and ever. You change things up when it comes to your marketing, right? You change or add products and services and even adjust your policies to suit your goals and your customers’ needs. So why not networking? Sometimes it necessary to make a few adjustments in order to get the most bang possible for your buck.  Continue reading

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How to Network When You’re Shy

How to Network When You’re Shy

Shyness can prove a major roadblock to business networking. However, it’s not one you can afford to let stand in your way. Instead of retreating into your shell, apply the tips below to making networking more palatable.

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3 Lesser-Known Benefits of Business Networking

3 Lesser-Known Benefits of Business NetworkingYou probably already know the main benefits of business networking, such as referrals, increased sales, and exposure to business opportunities. However, there are other benefits that, while lesser known, are still important to consider.

Here are 3 other ways business networking can benefit you:

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5 Tips for Making Small Talk

5 Tips for Making Small TalkFor some people, making small talk is just plain hard. Some people do it very well, others manage okay, and the rest of us flop around like dying fish when faced with the prospect. The good news is you can master the art of small talk, no matter how many times you’ve tried, and failed, to get it right.

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Digital Helpers: 4 Ways to Make Business Networking Easier

4 Ways to Make Business Networking EasierMaybe you’re just getting started with business networking and need a little help. Or maybe you’ve been at it for a while but want to get the most bang for your buck. Either way, there are digital tools to help you achieve your goals. Here are 4 of them to consider: Continue reading

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4 Must-Have Tools for Business Networking

4 Must-Have Tools for Business NetworkingIf you’re both committed and enthusiastic, business networking isn’t really all that hard. However, there are some tools you can use to make networking easier and your efforts more effective. Here are 4 must-have tools for business networking. Continue reading

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How to Escape a Dead-End Conversation

How to Escape a Dead-End ConversationWe’ve all been there. The conversation was going well at first, until the other party took over and began a long, drawn-out conversation for which your input wasn’t needed (and maybe not even wanted). That’s when you realize you’ve run into a person who wants to talk only about himself and isn’t really into listening or asking questions about you and your business.

What do you do in such a situation? How do you extricate yourself from a conversation that’s truly going nowhere without seeming rude? Continue reading

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How to Give a Shoutout on Instagram

Stone wall and pavement of vintage town squareWe recently covered what an Instagram shoutout is and how it can help your business. If another Instagram user is giving you a shoutout, you’re pretty much good to go as long as you have a compelling profile set up. But what about when you’re the one who will give the shoutout?

In that case, you need to know how to take a screenshot for Instagram and then upload it to your account. Here’s how to make it happen: Continue reading

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