Don’t I Know You From Twitter? Taking Your Online Relationships Offline

offline online networking

Guest post by Linda Dessau (see also #1:”How Business Blogging Can Build Credibility Offline” and #3: Taking You Local Networking Contacts Online) When I moved from Toronto to Barrie in 2010, I didn’t know a soul. Yet I never felt alone, because I’d gotten a head start on building a business community here. I used […]

Creating a Referral Network To Get More Leads

The referral network how to guide

Guest post written by Peter Sandeen. The ability to give quality referrals has significant advantages. Not knowing whom to refer to an important contact can seriously undermine your credibility. The same applies to businesses and bloggers alike. Creating a network, of referable businesses, creates the most value to you and your customers – even more […]

Networking for Introverts: Resources For Shy Marketers

Networking for Introverts, Marketing For Shy People

As an introvert, common business activities like face-to-face networking, going to conferences, public speaking, and even publishing my thoughts online take a little extra effort and often require some mental self-cajoling.  I know there are a lot of people like me.  In fact, many more people online fit into the “lurkers” category than into the […]