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Blogging and Keeping an Up-to-Date Online Profile

Blogging and Keeping an Up-to-Date Online Profile

Let’s say someone hears about your business through a friend of a friend, and the first thing they do is Google your business name, then they do a Facebook search to try to find comments, ratings, deals, etc. When someone searches online for your business, what will they find? Will they find a credible website and up-to-date social media profiles? Because if a potential customer does not find those things, in this day-in-age, then they are likely to take their business elsewhere. Here is some website stuff you should know… tips on blogging and keeping an up-to-date profile:

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Work Your Network

Work Your Network

If you're networking with strangers, you're wasting your time. A consultant friend of mine recently complained, "I'm doing 2-3 networking events a week, and I'm worn out." When I asked why she felt networking was important, she replied, ìOne of my marketing goals is to do at least 1 networking event a week.î (I pointed out that she just admitted to doing 2-3 a week ñ and perhaps doing 1 a week is smart and doing triple that goal is causing some of the fatigue.) But there's much more to the great American business myth of networking.

Myth 1: The more you network, the more effective your networking activities become.

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Social Networking for Business

Social Networking for Business

Associations and trade organizations are great places to meet individuals. Usually organizations have a common theme, and it is an understood implication that all members participate to improve themselves and their businesses.

Whether it is a chamber of commerce or a trade association, members have common problems, issues and concerns. By sharing issues and resolutions, members can benefit by the experience of others. Many business owners participate in organizations, not only to network, but also to hopefully circumvent some of the pitfalls encountered by other small businesses--learning from others.

Networking Tips.

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