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What to Do When Someone Refuses to Take Your Business Card
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What to Do When Someone Refuses to Take Your Business Card

Sometimes, you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation where someone doesn't want to network.
With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt
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With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt

A mentor can be an entrepreneur's secret weapon, offering not only expertise but also a rolodex of valuable connections. Here is how to find one – and not break the bank.
How to Be Remarkable at Following Up
Leadership

How to Be Remarkable at Following Up

You did the hard work of making the first networking connection (the meeting or phone call). Now don't squander the power of those moments.
The 4 Most Persuasive Words in the English Language
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The 4 Most Persuasive Words in the English Language

Communication is key to achieving your goals. These words can help influence your most important correspondences.
9 Apps That Make Certain Nobody Ever Again Loses Your Paper Business Card
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9 Apps That Make Certain Nobody Ever Again Loses Your Paper Business Card

Exchanging cards remains a pleasant custom but bring it into the digital age with these shortcuts into the other person's contacts.
The Do's and Don'ts of Business Cards
Marketing

The Do's and Don'ts of Business Cards

Often times, your business card is your first chance to make an impression. Here's how to make it count.
Want to Get the Most Out of Conferences? Follow These 7 Tips.
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Want to Get the Most Out of Conferences? Follow These 7 Tips.

Conferences are immensely valuable but to get the most out of your time, you have to be ready to soak it all in.
Are You a Benefit to Your Network?
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Are You a Benefit to Your Network?

Value your contacts and they will value you. Entrepreneurs swear by their connections. But sometimes they swear at them as well.
How 'Saved By The Bell' Reminded Me of the Power of Networking
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How 'Saved By The Bell' Reminded Me of the Power of Networking

You never know who you're going to be introduced to, so cultivate your network now with these tips.
The Truth About Networking Events
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The Truth About Networking Events

Networking events can be either amazing opportunities or a complete waste of your time. For those thinking of attending networking events, here is some advice on getting started, along with other ways you can meet great people.
Networking Just to Network Does Not Make Sense
Marketing

Networking Just to Network Does Not Make Sense

Why do you show up for social events? Peer pressure? Because your boss or friend told you to?
How to Sound Human: Data-Backed Keys to Making Your Voice Stand Out Online
Marketing

How to Sound Human: Data-Backed Keys to Making Your Voice Stand Out Online

As entrepreneurs and marketers, it's our job to stand out in that absurdly large crowd of content. One way to do this is to have a distinctly human voice.
7 Ways to Obliterate Creative Roadblocks
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7 Ways to Obliterate Creative Roadblocks

Nothing is coming out right, and you can't seem to figure out what to do. It happens to every creative professional, but it doesn't have to stop your work.
How to Make the Most of Your Business Mentorship
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How to Make the Most of Your Business Mentorship

Knowing how to work with your mentor can make a huge difference in your success, so keep these seven tips in mind.
5 Tips for Authentic Networking in a Co-Working Space
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5 Tips for Authentic Networking in a Co-Working Space

Working in a collaborative space? Don't just hunker down and get to work. Meet people and grow your business.
How Your Friends Influence Your Success
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How Your Friends Influence Your Success

Choosing your friends wisely can make -- instead of break -- your business.
A CEO's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale
Marketing

A CEO's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale

Know your customer's corporate culture and respect it. Do your homework and don't bypass gatekeepers or skip the ranks.
A New Model for Results-Driven Networking
Marketing

A New Model for Results-Driven Networking

Building powerful business connections doesn't have to feel like a necessary evil. Take steps to achieve your goals while helping others without wasting your time.
Meeting the Right People Is Worth It, Even If You Have to Pay for Access
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Meeting the Right People Is Worth It, Even If You Have to Pay for Access

Networking isn't a matter of luck and it isn't just a matter of income. Use these five tips to improve your chances of making a great connection.
7 Marketing Alternatives to SEO (Infographic)
Marketing

7 Marketing Alternatives to SEO (Infographic)

There's more to building your brand's awareness than SEO. Allocating a budget for these ideas can help PR and marketing pros produce better results.
The Power of Building Offline Connections in a Digital World
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The Power of Building Offline Connections in a Digital World

In a world of texting, tweeting and burying our heads in the newest smartphone on the market, we often forget that some of the most meaningful connections are in person.
22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter
Social Media

22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter

If you've been following the same people on Twitter for the last five years, you're probably missing out.
This Man's 3-Year Plan: To Meet Up With Each of His 1,000-Plus Facebook Friends
Social Media

This Man's 3-Year Plan: To Meet Up With Each of His 1,000-Plus Facebook Friends

In a project that will take years to complete, Matthew Kulesza is going offline and meeting up with each of his Facebook friends for one-on-one coffee.
To MBA or Not to MBA
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To MBA or Not to MBA

Can a formal education really help you make your entrepreneurial dreams come true? Experts weigh in.
Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable Activities
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Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable Activities

I was inspired to get more involved in the world at large. You should do the same.
What's Your Body Language Saying?
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What's Your Body Language Saying?

Since we all want to portray ourselves as cool, intelligent, strong, charismatic and interested in others, learning tactics to make a great first impression is critical.
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