"Don'ts" include gifts for your recipient's kids and encroaching on his or her personal style.
Any opportunity you have to show off your personality, meet new people or share new content can be considered a viable outlet for your personal brand.
Networking is a major part of being a successful entrepreneur, so it's in your best interest to get good at it -- really, really good at it.
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This style of message makes it simple for your connection to introduce you to that potential client or investor.
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Being a top-notch networker is a tough job, but it's worth the effort. Here are some tips to follow.
Introverts don't need to change who they are, they just need to learn a few tips about selling themselves as an entrepreneur.
You never know when someone you've helped will turn around and help you back.
Go beyond the norm and invest in something unique to make trade shows worth your time, energy and hard-earned money.
Business cards that symbolize fabulous connections and conversations can easily transform into annoying reminders of lost opportunities.
A successful online community provides excellent content and a user experience that encourages frequent return visits.
Internet marketing is a vital part of today's marketing strategies, but it's not the only part.
The dating startup boom mean dozens of new ways to find both romantic and business partners.
Turn the world into your Rolodex, the way Google, Deloitte and LinkedIn do.
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If your business has landed a spot in one of these programs, follow this advice to come out of it as the strongest company possible.