4 Best Practices for Cross-Promotion on Social Media

Running cross-promotions can be an extremely effective way of connecting to a new network while sharing your own as well. Good cross-promotions exist out of complementary products/services/businesses who share the same sorts of customers without being direct competitors. For example, a gym could partner with a sports nutrition & health food café nearby. But there…

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Building Foundations that Last: Your First 3 Touchpoints

When meeting someone for the first time you want them to remember you months down the road. In order to do so, you need to follow up quickly and consistently to help them remember you. Let’s have a look at your first 3 Touchpoints and how to ensure they stick. Touchpoint #1: 24 Hours Make…

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How to Leverage Social Media to Build Your Network

Social media is your entry point into people’s communities. It’s where you can start building a connection even if you’ve never met. Depending on the person you can try different starting points. For example, start on LinkedIn, then add Twitter and later facebook, if appropriate. Or you can start on facebook if you have connections…

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10 Simple Ways to Add Value and Build a Relationship Right Away

Why should you seek out ways to add value to your new contacts? Adding value is one of the easiest things you can do to build trust and start building your relationship right away, as long as you’re adding real value for the person. Check out these 10 simple ideas: Introduce them to someone within…

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Avoid These Common Mistakes After Your Next Networking Event

Networking events have so much potential as a starting point for building great business relationships. And when done right can lead to endless business possibilities and success. However, too many people make the same mistakes each time. Learn what they are and how to avoid them. Mistake #1: You jump from one conversation to the…

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Steps to Take Your Online Connections, Offline

Your online network feels solid and strong. So how do you take online connections, offline? Here are some steps you can take to move your online connections to real-world business relationships. What do you have to offer? Are you aware of the unique value you bring to the table that cannot be easily imitated or…

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The Top 7 Important Leadership Traits and Skills for Success

A good leader… Inspires and motivates others People wants to work for a company that makes a difference in the world. A good leader regularly helps the members of her team connect to the vision and connect what they do to the impact it has on customers and communities. Displays high integrity and honesty (always)…

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5 Traits and Attitudes of Successful People

They See Opportunities in Everything Successful people see opportunities in everything and they seek them out. They wake up with this frame of mind, they go to work with it, they go out with it, they come home with it, and they go to bed always seeing and looking for opportunities. They Recognise and Learn…

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How to Think Differently and Have a Successful Mindset Towards Your Referral System

Perfection is the enemy of progress. When it comes to making and maintaining connections and staying front of mind to your network, many people get caught up in having to write the perfect post or send the perfect message/email to keep their networks alive. They think their referral system has to be set up perfectly…

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