9 Ways to Make your Contacts Really Count

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From http://www.bizbest.com 3712 days ago
Made Hot by: Entrepreneurosaurus on October 9, 2012 6:20 pm
Many small biz owners and start–up entrepreneurs relentlessly network to build connections. But while networking is valuable, connecting with the wrong people – or the right people in the wrong way – can waste valuable time and effort. Here's what you need to know:





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Written by lyceum
3712 days ago

As a "certified networker," this post is music for my ears. The Referral Institute's slogan is: "Generating Referrals for Life." (R) I will check out literature by Vickie Milazzo.



Written by HeatherStone
3712 days ago

Hi Daniel,

Number 3 and number 6 are very important here. Building a large diverse network means looking for people in a variety of fields perhaps beyond your immediate expertise or even your industry. (What are a bunch of marketers going to tweet to each other all day long and how much can they really help each other when all of them have the same aim?) Also, a network of such complexity cannot be built over night, so considerable time must be spent cultivating it.



Written by MarkT
3712 days ago

Creating value for the other person is usually forgotten although it is probably the most important step of all. Great Post!



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