Articles — Business_Networking(2)

Why Is Networking Important to You and Your Business?

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Every time that I attend a workshop or Conference, I am reminded of the importance of building a network. There are so many benefits for doing this: Gaining knowledge about organizations - People who have held memberships in specific organizations can provide you with a great deal of information about member benefits, important committees and opportunities to serve. You might not ever gain this without attending the annual meeting, workshop but when you attend you have a chance to talk with others about this. Remember to ask good questions about things you would like to know more about. Learning new...

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Constructing Efficient Systems - Networking and Setting Up a Referral System

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You and your clients will benefit from developing relationships with professionals in the community and ensuring that you know the proper procedures for completing an appropriate referral. One of the things that I have learned over the years is to value the services and support offered by other organizations and businesses. When you make a point of meeting business owners, community resources and other professionals you will benefit in a number of ways. EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE - You are on the cutting edge for information in various fields. We are in a world where there is constant change, and it...

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