A Real Partnership is Win-Win

We all need partners—but we don’t all know what it takes to create a lasting partnership. The key is building relationships. When you build a powerful partnership based on a relationship, you will look for ways to make it win-win for all partners—otherwise, it will never last!

Benefits of Attending Conferences and Conventions

Professional conventions and conferences are a good platform to get trained, interact with people, and learn new ways of conducting businesses. Managers can greatly benefit by attending professional conventions and conferences.

10 Reasons to Attend a Conference

I frequently hear distributors say that they can not justify the cost of attending national conference. There are LOTS of reasons to attend a conference both regionally or nationally

Why Face-to-Face Networking Works Best

Because of my passion for networking—doing it, talking about it, teaching it, coaching it—I have lots of opportunities to chat with various people about how they view this important professional skill and how they go about growing their networks.

The Importance of a Handshake and a Business Card

Online networking has become a focal point for small businesses, but don't be so quick to discount the importance of good-old-fashioned handshakes, conversation, and business cards.

8 Basic But Effective Conversation Ice Breakers for Networking Events

The art of starting a conversation is one that we rarely make a conscious effort to improve upon. It's one of those skills that most people just get good at through constant repetition, or end up being one of those folks who always need a good wing-man (or woman) to make new introductions and get conversations flowing.

Networking for Introverts

A lot of the time, extroverts are writing networking tips for fellow extroverts. But what is the other half of the population supposed to do? With the right approach and strategy, introverts can take advantage of networking opportunities, too.

8 Ways to Grow Positive Word-of-Mouth About Your Business

Small businesses around the world say that "word of mouth" is the most effective marketing tool out there. A study by Infusionsoft tells us that 62 percent cited it as their best marketing tactic—almost two times as effective as email, which was ranked as number two at 34 percent.

5 Easy Steps to Customer-Centric Marketing

With each passing year, the number of brands competing to seize the consumers’ attention is growing. And the task has never been harder. As the...

Top 5 Secrets to Winning Customer Loyalty

For a business to be successful, particularly small and mid-sized enterprises, there has to be a streak of happy and loyal customers. Simply put,...

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