Monday 12th June 2017
Being involved in going to networking meetings is one of the keys to successfully market yourself and your business. Being involved in business networking is a very valuable way of expanding you reach into the world of business, learning from the successes of others and mixing with new prospects and being able to tell others about what you do. Trying to involve yourself in groups and events that will help you to get ahead, be prepared just to meet and greet people and exchange business cards; “Not to Sell”. Whilst this statement doesn’t always ring true, there’s no doubt that networking and having contacts in your industry can be a fantastic way to get ahead. Further, it’s never too late to start building a new or existing database of professional contacts.
Being involved with networking groups no matter what industry you’re in, knowing the right people can pay off. When it’s done well, networking will lead to more clients, more exposure and more opportunities your advancement up the career ladder. Being involved is all about getting your voice out there, keeping up-to-date with and commenting on, the latest industry developments. You’ll soon start to be a source of authority in your sector. Although remember that you don’t need to comment on everything.
Try numerous networking groups, join the local Chambers of Commerce they run conferences and seminars. Become involved with social media. The choice is yours.
We are in June, a new month; so, let’s move forward next week Monday 5th June with drive and a desire to succeed; my new series “Strategy Works” will be launched 1st July 2017 sign in to receive it early.