Networking groups

Networking groups

How do you feel about networking groups, and to get business from them? Do they help your ability to be perceived as an expert, improving your bottom line? Do networking groups work for you, or do you consider networking to be something far bigger? I was shocked...
Business Networking Tips…from Dr Who?

Business Networking Tips…from Dr Who?

Think of Dr Who and I bet you don’t immediately think about business networking tips? I guess you’re more likely to think of monsters, like the Daleks, Cybermen, or the Ice Warriors (which are your favourite?). The fact remains that Dr Who must be a great...
How to ask for referrals from friends

How to ask for referrals from friends

It’s easy to get referrals, until you realise your best placed business contacts are friends. Have you ever felt awkward, or wondered how to ask for referrals from friends? This article will help you with how to ask for referrals and get more referrals from friends...
How to ensure your business card is cherished

How to ensure your business card is cherished

Is Your Business Card wasting money? Ever since my first book ‘The FT Guide To Business Networking’ was published I had a copy of the book cover on the back of my business card. It wasn’t an ego thing, it has been a great talking point. Even more importantly...
27 ways to keep in touch with your network

27 ways to keep in touch with your network

Most of us are not fortunate enough to always meet prospects who are ready to buy or refer us to other potential buyers of our services. However at some point they will be ready to buy – and you want to be the professional they think of talking to first at this point....
32 ways to say thank you quickly, personally and cheaply

32 ways to say thank you quickly, personally and cheaply

Referrals are great, wouldn’t you like more? Saying thank you for referrals or introductions to people is an important way to express your gratitude, and educate your network that you would like more of these. With a little thought and pre-planning, you can...