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Why business and networking succeed together

Why business and networking succeed together

Business
Business and networking are a natural combination. The term 'networking' is relatively new name given to an activity that successful business leaders have used for generations - building a wide range of contacts to whom they can turn for a variety of commercial and social reasons. The connection between effective networking and business success is explained in the well-known sales phrase: "People buy from people." There is a considerable truth in this because, as naturally social beings, we generally prefer to buy from individuals with whom we have a relationship. This fact has been obscured by modern retailing, where we have become used to purchasing from large faceless organizations, either in stores or over the internet. However, these are typically low value transactions and ...
Twitter tips – to tweet or not to tweet explained

Twitter tips – to tweet or not to tweet explained

Technology
Twitter is a social media gateway that asks the question: What are you doing now? Users can answer and hear their friends’ answer in the real-time feed. Listening and Relationship Building is What Builds Your Brand on Twitter Sharing important information on Twitter and other social media networks does not mean you have to give away your trade secrets. However, you can share an interesting blog article written by you or someone else, share a link to an interesting video, upcoming event or webinar to use the law of attraction. The act of giving can be very rewarding – just exert caution and discretion in not giving-away everything. Twitter can also be a resource to find out what people are saying about you or your business - including your clients/customers. Acknowledging complaints o...