News and Articles About Networking
Asking for the business too soon is a common networking mistake. A better approach is to use networking as an opportunity to meet people.
The popular business networking site has created an app for Apple's tablet.
Women and men agree that networking is valuable, but sometimes it's easy to give off the wrong impression inadvertently.
Do men and women network in different ways? Here's a look at the ways in which each sex approaches it.
Thinking about starting a small business? Here's a step-by-step guide for how to launch your business in a low-risk way.
The annual South By Southwest Interactive Festival kicks off this weekend in Austin, Texas. Entrepreneur's Colleen DeBaise is on scene and offers an insider's look as the action heats up.
Looking to get more out of networking? Here are four tips to help you make your efforts more productive.
It's critical to hone your "connector" skills -- that is, your ability to make new friends and acquaintances. Here's how.
Both men and women can benefit from better understanding gender-specific communication styles. Consider these tips to start you on your way to success in networking with the opposite sex for your business.
Former college buddies find fast-track growth with a business that makes meals more social.
Men often go for the transaction immediately, rather than nurturing networking relationships as women do. Solve this chicken-or-egg conundrum before you embark on your networking efforts.
Men and women approach networking from two different directions, but if you want to build relationships and create opportunities, you need to find common ground.
Communications coach Carmine Gallo shares tips on how to craft your business story --covering all the essential elements -- so you tell it in 60 seconds.
For many businesses, January is a dead month. Here are some ideas for how to perk up your post-holiday bottom line.
A recent survey finds that online networking and women's and service clubs are less effective than in-person networking-focused organizations.
The holiday party season is a great time to meet people -- and you should have a plan.
Here's how to meet an experienced startup advisor and maximize the relationship.
Business owners now have access to demographic information about the professional groups they join on the popular networking site.
In a quest to rid his desk of a dusty business-card collection, our tech columnist tests a new scanner that comes with contact-management software.
Working with people from complementary professions can help you leverage your referral network. Here's what you need to ask to find their sweet spots.
Having a great product just isn't enough. Ultimately the people you know will make the difference in your business success. Here's how to find them.
If done right, reconnecting with old college friends can spell new referrals and maybe even revenues for your business.
Bump Technologies co-founder David Lieb went to business school to make contacts. He left to build a new way to share them.
What can you do to get ready for another downturn? Here are 10 ideas for how to position your business for success despite tough times.
If business is slow, consider these networking opportunities.