Arming your Staff to Pass you Referrals

We wanted to bring this back to mind, originally posted in 2011, as you want to get more referrals in 2021!!! by Tiffanie Kellog & Julie Arndt In a recent Ignite Your Business Program module, from Asentiv, we were talking about how you can break your network down into 3 categories, Information, Support, and Referral. Within your referral network, you can receive referrals from eight subcategories, one being your staff. I then had the epiphany (or e-tiffanie, as William Mellas is trying to coin) that I should get with one of the participants, Julie Arndt from Minuteman Press, and we [...]

Arming your Staff to Pass you Referrals2021-02-03T18:02:31+00:00

How to Create SUCCESS for Your Business with Expos featuring Valerie DiVecchio

Do you ever participate in expos to try to grow your business? A colleague and friend of mine, Valerie DiVecchio of Divine Creations, and I sat down to write this article because we see time and time again companies make critical mistakes when exhibiting at a trade show or expo.  Companies invest time and money trying to put their best foot forward, and sometimes they just fall flat.  With our combined experience, we wanted to write this article to help companies succeed in making a lasting impression and making more money! Trade shows and Expos are abundant throughout the community, [...]

How to Create SUCCESS for Your Business with Expos featuring Valerie DiVecchio2020-03-23T15:58:45+00:00

Networking Nugget #5: Tag-Team Networking

There are 19 Networking Nuggets that I share in the 4 ½ Networking Mistakes. This week’s blog explores one of those nuggets… Good luck as you work towards becoming a master networker. Networking Nugget #5: Tag-Team Networking By Tom Fleming, BNI Executive Director & Referral Institute Trainer in West Central Florida Dwight Davies and Bob Roberts often attend networking events together. Dwight runs a local marketing consulting firm and Bob is a prominent realtor in the area.  At one event, Dwight recognized a woman from the law firm of Smith, Bernstein & Kawolski from the advertising her firm does in [...]

Networking Nugget #5: Tag-Team Networking2022-02-24T18:35:20+00:00

Networking Nugget #3: Create a Goal

There are 19 Networking Nuggets that I share in the 4 ½ Networking Mistakes. This week’s blog explores one of those nuggets… Good luck as you work towards becoming a master networker.   Networking Nugget # 3: Create a Goal Oftentimes, people at networking events turn their focus to distractions, like: “How much longer do I have to stay?” “Where is the food?” and “Where is the bar?” Whereas if you walk in knowing exactly how many and what type of people you want to meet, you can leave once the goal is accomplished. Which goals might you keep in [...]

Networking Nugget #3: Create a Goal2022-01-03T22:30:55+00:00

Networking Nugget #4: Act Like a Host

There are 19 Networking Nuggets that I share in the 4 ½ Networking Mistakes. I would consider myself to be a masterful networker; at the same time, I am an introvert. Walking into a room packed with 50 to 100 people is enough to have those nerves come out! We know we need to network, and can often feel overwhelmed, uncomfortable, and confused as to where to start. Yet, inside that room may be the ideal referral partner, rewarding client, or the perfect solution to a pressing problem. […]

Networking Nugget #4: Act Like a Host2022-02-09T20:32:16+00:00

Do you like Rough Toilet Paper???

We grew up hearing the saying “You get what you pay for” but more and more lately I hear people making purchases based solely (or mainly) on price... So next time you want to haggle over a price, just to haggle, first ask yourself is the price they are asking FAIR? Think hard!

Do you like Rough Toilet Paper???2020-03-23T19:21:12+00:00

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