Power Prospecting Through Networking The purpose of networking is the exchange of information, advice, and referrals, using the method of asking questions and not telling. WHAT IS NETWORKING? – Networking is the exchange of information and ideas among people with a common profession or special interest, usually in an informal social setting. Though the setting
Top 7 Business Card Fails If you are in business you have received probably hundreds if not thousands of business cards over the years. Are they important? Yes…and no. For the purpose of using them to find information about someone you have met and attempting to reconnect with, the card has a purpose.
Business Networking is a highly misunderstood activity. Business people feel it is for prospecting new clients. ITS NOT! It is for meeting people to find a few strategic alliances. A power networker is someone that may speak to a potential client of yours and refer you to them and vice versa. Here are
Ashley, a sales representative for a regional software company, makes several calls a week to new potential prospects to request a meeting to demonstrate her product. She gets lots of voice mails, speaks to lots of gatekeepers, and sends a lot of emails with no response. Every once in a while – statically five