Category Archives: Small Business Networking

Small Business Startup Checklist: Tips from Those Who’ve Been There

Anyone who has successfully started their own business likely remembers the perils and pitfalls encountered in those early years, as well as the joys and victories. It can be equal parts exciting and stressful, rewarding and exhausting. That said, it’s … Continue reading

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Networking 101: Tips from Small Business Owners

In our previous post, we gave an overview of several types of networking organizations. Today, we’re featuring several small business owners who regularly network. These networking ninjas share their philosophy and provide some tips on what you should and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Networking 101: A Roundup of Organizations to Consider

Most small business owners would probably agree that networking is an important part of doing business: it creates camaraderie, it increases your exposure, and it can provide leads. But which organization (or organizations) should you choose? This post will discuss … Continue reading

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Creating “Virtual” Thought Leaders: How to Use Quora for Business

We’ve been hearing so much about Quora lately that we wanted to learn more about it. So we did the research on this cool platform so you don’t have to. Here’s what you need to know, and here’s how it … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Cultivating Strong Business Networking Relationships

You work hard networking. You meet all sorts of interesting people, but the question is, what should you do next? How should you foster these relationships? And what are the potential benefits of spending time on these sorts of activities? … Continue reading

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Networking Tips for Business Owners: 5 Ideas for Promotional Products That Will Get You Noticed

Whether you’re a member of Business Networking International (BNI), a rotary club, the Chamber, or some other organization, there’s no doubt that owning a small business is all about networking. Here are five out-of-the-box ideas for promotional products that will … Continue reading

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Small Business B2B Marketing Tip: Get Social Over Coffee

Lots of networking groups, such as Business Networking International (BNI), encourage one-to-one meetings between members so that each member can learn about the other person’s business. These meetings often take place over coffee. Here’s a way to take that concept … Continue reading

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