Relationship Management

Turning Your Social Media Connections into Clients

Posted by on February 2, 2017 at 5:00 am

You have probably been able to establish a large number of connections through social media. Many of those connections have actually turned into valuable relationships. If you are an intelligent business owner, which there is no doubt that you are, you have developed those relationships and have moved toward turning those people into loyal clients whenever possible. Continue reading

LinkedIn Open Networkers – Should You Connect with Them?

Posted by on January 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

You may have seen that on the LinkedIn website and you may have asked yourself if connecting with open networkers is a good thing or a bad thing and whether you, yourself, should become an open networker. Continue reading

Networking: Growing Your Business Through LinkedIn

Posted by on December 26, 2016 at 5:00 am

Building a network is hard. Building a network for your business can be even harder. Make it easier by joining LinkedIn. This site has a few hundred million members. Each person you connect with is on average connected to over a hundred other professionals. Continue reading

Building Trust in Your Business

Posted by on November 10, 2016 at 5:00 am

Trust is one of the essential building blocks for you in business (and in life). Without it, you can’t establish any relationships with anyone and you can’t do business with anyone. Continue reading

Hidden Gems in LinkedIn

Posted by on October 3, 2016 at 5:00 am

LinkedIn is an amazing social media channel for professionals. You are probably well aware of that; however, what you may not be aware of is how much LinkedIn actually has to offer. It offers some features that are not so well-known but if you start to use them, you will not understand how you ever did without them in the past. Continue reading

Solidifying Your Online Relationships Effectively

Posted by on September 8, 2016 at 5:00 am

If you own a business (or even if you work for someone else), the foundation of your success (and this applies to everyone around the world) is solid relationships with the people who you eventually want to buy what you are selling. If you have a relationship with someone with whom you spend in-person time, it is often easier than if you have an online relationship with that person. Continue reading

Achieving LinkedIn Influencer Status

Posted by on August 25, 2016 at 5:00 am

In a recent blog post, we wrote, How Do You Recognize Influencers? in order to increase your business’ reputation. The other side of the coin is how to achieve LinkedIn influencer status yourself so that you can positively influence other businesses. One thing that you should keep in mind is that there is influencer status and then there is influencer status on LinkedIn. The two are not the same thing. Continue reading

Building Solid Connections With Your Clients

Posted by on August 11, 2016 at 5:00 am

The relationships that you share with your clients is the bread-and-butter of your business. If you aren’t taking those connections seriously, it is certainly time for you to do so. You must initially establish a connection and then you will fortify that connection so that it is enduring and solid. Continue reading

Online or In-Person Business Networking?

Posted by on July 14, 2016 at 5:00 am

It is understood by many people that networking is an important part of a successful business. However, there are several different ways in which to network. The question that comes up often is whether online and in-person networking are equally effective and interchangeable. Continue reading

How Do You Recognize Influencers?

Posted by on June 23, 2016 at 5:00 am

Some people may be more aware of influencers in their niche or industry than others. However, it is important to understand that influencers are a very important part of your professional success. Continue reading