Networking


How to Get More Customer Referrals

You want more business. That’s a no-brainer! But if you’re thinking that the best way to get it is through paid advertising, think again. The truth is that even in this electronic age, word of mouth advertising is worth its weight in gold. That’s why online reviews are important. 97% of all consumers read online reviews prior to patronizing a business – and most often, they’re reviews from strangers. Referrals from friends and colleagues carry even more weight. In fact, they convert 30% more often than leads that come from other sources.......

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5 Things You May Be Doing to Damage Your Business Relationships

Relationships are hard to build and maintain and this makes them even more precious. If you’ve worked hard to establish your business relationships, you need to do everything you can to protect them. However, there are many things you may be doing to ruin these precious relationships without being aware of it. Taking Before Giving Relationships are based on reciprocity. You give and you take. Each party feels that they’re getting something valuable from the other side. This is obvious to most business people, but what is the ratio of your giving......

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