Business Networking: Following up with a Thank You Note

Networking should be part of your monthly business activities. Whether you network online via social media or offline at events one thing is for sure, you need to write thank you notes. Once you connect with someone and share information with him or her, especially if it was at an…

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Business Networking Advice: Know Who You Are and Sell It

Before you go to your next networking social you might take these snippets of advice. First, interview yourself. Get to know who you are so that you will connect with the right people. Second, get into your customer’s shoes. Why should they hire you? Finally, be prepared with your own…

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Networking Skills: What to do with all Those Business Contacts

You finally made it to a local networking event and met some contacts, now what? Assuming you connected with people that you can help or that help you, now you need a plan of action. Don’t wait until next week or next month to contact them. Make it a point…

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Offline Business Website

What You Need to Have On Your Offline Business Website Creating a great website for an offline business isn’t second nature. But what you put there makes a huge difference to people who visit your site. If you don’t have the content they’re looking for in the right places, they’ll…

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Follow-Up Tactics

Follow-Up Tactics That Multiply Your Customers Exponentially Once you’ve gone through the sales process with a customer, the deal is far from done. You’ve got to follow up with them afterwards or else you’re wasting a valuable opportunity to make further sales and build a long-term relationship. Following up with…

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 5

Post ads on bulletin boards Bulletin boards are underused tools. They are simple to use and free. Post a flyer on one for a boost in sales. Make sure you get permission, though, and follow the rules. Be a part of the Sunday paper The Sunday newspaper is the most…

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 4

Team up with a local business Find a local business that complements your business and see if the owner wouldn’t mind working with you. You can give the business an online presence and you can use them offline. You can trade business cards and even team up for package deals….

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Offline Traffic Tactics :: Part 3

Print up tee shirts Tee shirts are great advertising tools. Think about how many times you have stopped to read someone’s t-shit. Now think about how amazing that could be for your business. Pass out bumper stickers Bumper stickers are a cheap way to get your business name out there….

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