Business networking is a fantastic way to grow your business - if you're reading this, there's a good chance you already understand that. There are a lot of ways to get the most from networking.. and a few to avoid to maximise the results of your efforts. Here are my top 5 networking misnomers and some suggestions on how to avoid them. Of course there is no "one size fits all" approach, but here are some thoughts to ponder:
Have you ever…Continue
Added by Jonathan Hamilton on July 21, 2021 at 20:21 — No Comments
What is new - is the sudden reopening of the UK economy has meant that the surge…Continue
Added by Andrew Munnings on June 7, 2021 at 14:30 — No Comments
We are so very grateful to have a such a thriving therapy and hypnotherapy practice in our home-town of Farnham….but unfortunately that can also means things like our studio blog and social media posts appear to be somewhat neglected!…Continue
Added by Elaine Way on March 25, 2021 at 20:10 — No Comments
Enhance Your Social Media & Marketing With Canva
Which Social Media Platform To Post On?
It's a pretty busy, crowded, noisy virtual space out there in social media land. Where do you tend to lurk? Diluting yourself across too many platforms can be exhausting (believe me I’ve been there), especially when you aren’t clear on your marketing message and where your ideal clients hang…Continue
Added by Jane Tyson on February 14, 2021 at 18:00 — No Comments
THE WORLD’S BIGGEST, NEVER-ENDING, FREE NETWORKING EVENT!
Networking event Organisers get very excited about attendee numbers - ‘Great meeting – 45 in the room today!’ (45 Elevator Pitches? NO THANKS!)
They’ll NEVER match the 700 MILLION at the Global LinkedIn Meeting, running 24/7/365 -and
EVERYBODY’S THERE ...
‘Transactional Networkers’ complain they never meet ‘senior corporate decision-makers’ out…
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on January 30, 2021 at 12:04 — No Comments
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on December 23, 2020 at 18:00 — No Comments
You may already have a Marketing Manger or a Marketing Director, but to hire someone at CMO level, someone with 20 years marketing experience, is going to cost you an average of £100,000 in salary.
That’s nearly £400 every working day, before all the additional costs of employment.
But how many days a month is that CMO really adding that level of value?
For many businesses, it’s better to employ that person just for a few days every…
Added by Richard Leader on November 27, 2020 at 15:29 — No Comments
So said a senior executive to me at a former employer of mine. I took it as a challenge: he’d laid down the gauntlet, I wanted to be able to define it.
Because I’d been brought in to the business in a newly formed Head of Talent role. It was my job to devise…Continue
Added by Carolyn Cresswell on September 9, 2020 at 10:25 — No Comments
During the lock down I have been looking at companies that have succeeded. In this new reality companies that have embraced digital have been really successful – those that have not embraced online are suffering.
It got me thinking – how many companies aren’t online? How many are on-line but with a poor website – or not accepting payments. Or accepting them in a bad way.
It surprised me. Less than two thirds of UK small business have a website.…Continue
Added by Paul Squires on September 3, 2020 at 9:30 — No Comments
At the beginning of the virus lockdown, Sutton CAB had a problem of how to keep their contact centre up and running.
CEO Steve Triner asked the contact centre staff if they would be prepared to work from home taking calls on their mobile phones. Most of the contact centre…Continue
Added by Simon Davison on August 28, 2020 at 15:00 — No Comments
IS YOUR PROFILE ‘FROZEN IN TIME’?
When did you last update your LinkedIn Profile? (Please don’t say ‘ages ago’ – or ‘no idea’!)
A LINKED IN PROFILE IS NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS...
It’s for LIFE! Your Profile - ‘the website of…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on August 26, 2020 at 15:00 — No Comments
HATS OFF TO LINKEDIN...
...for the NEW ‘Name Pronunciation’ feature – BUT it may clash with another NEW feature (for the solution, read on)...
A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME...
...would smell as sweet (Romeo & Juliet Act II Scene 2) but getting somebody's name wrong rarely smells…
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on August 14, 2020 at 19:00 — No Comments
Working with one of my clients recently, it became clear to me how confusing it is to get your head around these products, what they do and what you should use for what. Cue great blog post idea!
In my latest blog, I have explained what…Continue
Added by Tracy Hampton on August 10, 2020 at 19:51 — No Comments
In 2020 https://cressive.com/ and I are aiming to launch Guildford SEO.
It's a non-profit network / meetup of digital marketers in the Sussex / Surrey / Hampshire / London areas, with…Continue
Added by C Byrne on June 3, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments
Calling all small businesses....
Do you want to know more about Search Engine Optimisation? What it is and how you can make it work for your business?
In my latest eBook, I share my SEO Top Tips on how to get you found online! Sign up via the link below and you will automatically receive a copy.Continue
Added by Tracy Hampton on May 22, 2020 at 10:59 — No Comments
Omni Local's John Gower has created this helpful Guide to using the Zoom virtual meeting platform, and asked me to share it with you... enjoy!
Please CLICK HERE to download it…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on April 9, 2020 at 18:00 — No Comments
"In the coming days, we will make 16 LinkedIn Learning courses available for free including tips on how to: stay productive, build relationships when you’re not face-to-face, use virtual meeting tools (Microsoft Teams, Skype, BlueJeans, Cisco Webex and Zoom), and…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on April 4, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments
The world’s business community is currently reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic in various, different ways. One of those is that all but essential commercial and military aircraft are being grounded for the foreseeable future with wide and varied consequences.
This is not the first time this has happened. On September 11th 2001, there…Continue
Added by Ella Doherty on March 30, 2020 at 9:30 — No Comments
For over 10 years Networking in Surrey (NiS) has provided a free resource helping local business people to optimise their networking activities.
We now have more than 2,300 Members, and listed over 100 face-to-face meetings around the county each month - until now!
Now meetings are moving…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on March 23, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on March 6, 2020 at 15:30 — No Comments