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REFERRALS - so many people say that they get most of their business this way and yet so often this is just a perception - they do not actually know for sure. I hope this is true because it highlights two things: How good your customer...

I was at my allotment's open day on Sunday running the tombola stall with Lily and Taylor. A gentlemen bought some tickets and complimented me on how good Lily and Taylor were at selling. I thanked him and said that is one skill that once...

Social media has been around for a number of years now and there are a number of 'specialists' in the field who can help you to get started. Like so many areas of marketing, people tend to dip their toe in, set up a few profiles...

The extra mile is often said in business to be a lonely place and yet it is so simple to find. When you go the extra mile for your clients and customers you will build relationships so strong that they will go out of their...

One of the greatest enemies to business success is your own personal belief system. Henry Ford once said "Whether you believe you can do something or not, you are right". I would ask all business owners, what are the belief systems that are stopping them from being...

Most businesses spend hours of time and a great deal of money going out to find new customers and new prospects. There are so many activities we all do in this area to generate awareness, interest, before building trust and then a relationship. Russell H Conwell...

Networking is such an important way to improve the strength and longevity of your business that it is vital you get it right. By getting it right I mean that you build strong relationships that are going to help you in every aspect of your...

Is your networking a social gathering or is it a productive use of your time? It is so very easy to go to a networking event, have some nice food and chat to those you know on a superficial level. The real skill at these events is...

Obviously I am not talking about the one issued by the Chancellor every year, These budgets,more importantly, are the ones that you decide and set in your business on a regular basis. Do you set budgets for your business? If you do, how far do you...

Variety is not only the spice of life,

it will also grow your network. Networking is one of the most effective ways of growing your business, when it is done correctly. That I am afraid is the sticking point for most people who go to a few events and then say 'Networking doesn't work for me, I never get any business from it.' That is such a shame because those are the people who, if they stuck at it and changed some of the ways they do things, could be very successful and turn networking into one of the most profitable marketing strategies they have. Anyway minor rant over, lets get on to the important part of this networking growth and make sure that networking variety provides you with stronger connections, relationships and inevitably a stronger business.
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