The Essential Support Networks Every Entrepreneur Needs

The Essential Support Networks Every Entrepreneur Needs

Entrepreneurship can be a challenging life. Many entrepreneurs, especially those just starting out, often work alone. While being your own boss is often one of the chief attractions of entrepreneurship, every entrepreneur needs some support to help them on their path to success.  Having a support network can not only keep from feeling (and being) […]

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5 Things You Should Never Do on LinkedIn

5 Things You Should Never Do on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. With more than 500 million users, and nearly half of them active on a regular basis, there is no better place online (or possibly offline) to connect professionally. LinkedIn is my favorite place to do business and to find great people to work with and learn from. But […]

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3 Benefits of Networking That Make It Worth the Effort

3 Benefits of Networking That Make It Worth the Effort

Networking is an integral part of the business world. In most industries, it can be an effective way of meeting prospects and getting your name out there. For many people, though, it can also be a frustrating experience, leaving networkers wondering if there isn’t a better way to build their businesses. While there are many […]

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How to Be an Effective and Successful Networker

How to Be an Effective and Successful Networker

Business networking is a time-honored tradition. It has become such a part of the business world that there are now many ways to network.  You can network by attending a Happy Hour or Business After Hours Event. You can take part in educational and informational programs and groups. You can participate in Leads Groups where […]

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What Do I Do with All These Business Cards?

What Do I Do with All These Business Cards?

Business cards are a staple of the business world these days. Despite protestations to the contrary, business cards are neither obsolete nor going away any time soon. From networking events to business meetings and trainings, we exchange business cards over and over. Even in the age of smartphones and devices, business cards are still the […]

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Use Handwritten Notes to Build Business Relationships

Use Handwritten Notes to Build Business Relationships

One of the things I love most about Christmastime is that good things appear in my mailbox. In addition to the usual assortment of bills and ads, I get letters and Christmas cards from friends, family and associates all around the world. I don’t know about you, but there’s something special about getting a care […]

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