Small Biz Tip: Networking: Different Styles

Tips from October 27, 2009

The Small Business tips today discuss different styles of networking.

  1. Family will give you more personal and honest recommendations than others. Ask them to recommend and talk you up whenever they can.
  2. Your friends may be the first to say "hey I know someone who does that.." Share with them what you do, offer discounts through them.
  3. B2B: Networking is reciprocal. Each biz needs the connection and each will work to build a professional relationship.
  4. Have a social media presence that's honest, transparent and active. Communicate and share yourself openly.

Daily Overview: You need to network with different people in different ways. Be sure to tailor your approach to your audience at the time.