Summer will officially begin in a couple of weeks. Do you feel that’s a time to slack off on your business? After all, most potential clients will be away on vacation anyway.
But networking is year-round. And there is an art to doing it right as author Andrea Nierenberg advises in her new book Networking That Really Works.
It’s possible to meet people everywhere. They may not be prospects themselves but could be connected to others who are. You need to leave yourself open to the possibilities. Read More→
One of the easiest and most effective ways to stay in touch is with the power of the personal note with a “thank you” to a business associate.
In research I’ve conducted, I ask the question, “How many of you send out personal notes?” I also ask, “How many of you receive personal notes or cards from clients or business associates.”
As a follow up, I ask, “Has anyone received notes of appreciation, and how does that make you feel?” I trust you know the answer to this last question.
It’s not only polite to send thank-you notes; it can lead to new business from appreciative recipients. Read More→