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How to Survive Startup-Event Overload
The Grind

How to Survive Startup-Event Overload

Five tips to navigate the awesome (but endless) sea of startup events.
David Chait
Networking Is a Contact Sport
Networking

Networking Is a Contact Sport

Networking is not a face-to-face, cold-calling opportunity. When it's done right, it's about building long-term meaningful relationships.
Ivan Misner
A 10-Step Strategy for Making Friends With a VIP
VIP

A 10-Step Strategy for Making Friends With a VIP

When you've realized who are the people who can help you the most, start thinking about how you can help them.
Jacqueline Whitmore
4 Ways to Always Leave Networking Events With an Appointment
Networking

4 Ways to Always Leave Networking Events With an Appointment

Networking can be enjoyable but that's not why anybody does it. Have a plan for meeting the people you can help, and vice versa.
Jacqueline Whitmore
6 Strategies to Make Your Business Sizzle This Summer
Summer

6 Strategies to Make Your Business Sizzle This Summer

Depending on your industry, the summer can be a valuable time in which to get a lead on the competition while they are taking time off.
Monica Zent
3 Ways Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Market Themselves
Introverts

3 Ways Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Market Themselves

Introverts don't need to change who they are, they just need to learn a few tips about selling themselves as an entrepreneur.
Josh Felber
3 Strategies and Reasons to Expand Your Network
Networking

3 Strategies and Reasons to Expand Your Network

You never know when someone you've helped will turn around and help you back.
Nathan Resnick
How to Host an Incredible Networking Dinner
Networking

How to Host an Incredible Networking Dinner

'Speed networking' at cattle call gatherings can never compete with the deep and powerful connections you can make by breaking bread with like-minded people.
Dorie Clark
3 Essential Questions to Ask for Your Networking Plan
Networking

3 Essential Questions to Ask for Your Networking Plan

Time is money. Ask yourself what you're looking for before you commit to networking events.
Ivan Misner
Stop Taking Part in the Most Absurd Business Ritual
Networking

Stop Taking Part in the Most Absurd Business Ritual

Business-card swapping isn't about networking. It's about power. Here's how to assert yourself.
Issamar Ginzberg
5 Secrets to Creating a Successful Mastermind Event
Conferences

5 Secrets to Creating a Successful Mastermind Event

If you use these strategies, you can inspire and equip attendees in a way that will have them coming back year after year.
Kelsey Humphreys
7 Tips for Mastering the Fine Art of Following Up
Networking

7 Tips for Mastering the Fine Art of Following Up

A good first impression is wasted unless you take the next step of building a relationship.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Do These 3 Things to Make Connections That Matter
Networking

Do These 3 Things to Make Connections That Matter

Foolproof tips to form strong, successful business relationships -- easily and quickly.
Geoff Woods
Facebook Announces Another Small Business Meetup Roadshow
Facebook

Facebook Announces Another Small Business Meetup Roadshow

The social media mammoth is joining forces with MailChimp, Shopify, Visa and Zenefits in a cross-country bid to boost SMB success -- and the ad dollars SMBs spend on Facebook.
Kim Lachance Shandrow