existed since time began. Your connections can help with everything from business deals or career progression to finding the best restaurant or beach to visit on holiday.
Social networking today is changing the way we meet people, make friends and do business. If you aren’t connecting or connected, you will lose out to people who are. In Social Networking for Rookies you will learn how to tap into this vibrant, exciting and dynamic world:
• Find the right networks for your purpose, from “fun” networks, to social/business networks, specific interest networks, online communities and clubs, forums, niche
networks and blogs.
• Develop the right strategy depending on whether you are meeting new people, sharing information, asking for help and advice, carrying out market research, marketing or
• Learn the etiquette of using online sites – essential dos and don’ts that everyone needs to know.
• Define your short-, medium- and long-term networking goals.
What is important to you in developing your network? Do you want just to meet like-minded people, or do you want to build a significant profile via social networking? There are so many
options, and it is easy to get overwhelmed and lose sight of what you really want to focus on, but Social Networking for Rookies cuts through the confusion and will help you develop a clear purpose and strategy for your social networking success.
Written by Andy Lopata, who was christened ‘Mr Network’ by The Sun and listed as one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists by the Financial Times in 2009, Recommended will show you how to implement a simple yet effective strategy you can rely on to source the leads you need to keep your business flourishing.
You will discover:
How to generate more of the leads that produce better quality business, leads that convert more easily and more quickly into real sales
Detailed guidance on how to use LinkedIn to generate referrals
Practical, takeaway information which can be implemented easily in any business that needs to generate new sales
professional with 25 years experience in blue chip companies – over 18
years in e-business. John lives and breathes on and off-line networking
and has built up a large network since he left the corporate world in
2009. He is the founder of the South East London Business Network and
London Global groups, amongst others, on social networks which have
hundreds of members between them. His background is diverse and unique.
With direct contacts worldwide, he is able to keep tabs on today’s
exciting, fast-paced and ever-changing world of social networking. John
is based in London. Social media. One way or another, we all seem to
be 'doing it'. Great. However, doing what exactly? Are you getting the
results you expect? Do you have an approach that truly delivers ROI? In
our ever busy and noisy world, we all need clarity. John Coupland has
developed five key ACCELerators™ for you to realise return on
investment. These are underpinned by what he refers to as tactical
engagement strategies which enable you to blend your social media with
your all-important off-line networking. No hype. 100% reality. Read this
book, apply what John shares with you, and you will ACCELerate™ Your
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have changed everything. Some managers fear their employees will waste entire days using online social media. Smart managers, though, understand that social media is a powerful tool for engaging customers and growing their business.
Manager’s Guide to Social Media is a primer on the biggest thing in business since the Internet itself, helping you successfully implement social media technologies in the workplace. Learn how to:Manage your company’s online reputation Set internal policies on the proper use of social media Build "rivers" of information to outsmart the competition Implement social tools internally to support virtual teams Forecast the next trends in social media
Briefcase Books, written specifically for today's busy manager, feature eye-catching icons, checklists, and sidebars to guide managers step-by-step through everyday workplace situations. Look for these innovative design features to help you navigate through each page:Key Terms: Clear definitions of concepts and jargon Smart Managing: Tactics and strategies for managing social media in the workplace Tricks of the Trade: Insider tips for getting the most out of social media Mistake Proofing: Common pitfalls and how to avoid them Caution: Warning signs to keep an eye out for For Example: Stories and insights from the front lines of social media management Tools: Specific procedures, tactics, and hands-on techniques
Networking is a crucial skill for all professionals and business owners. Quite simply, it’s a fast and effective way to build your business or career - and excellent networking skills will set you apart from the competition. Business Networking For Dummies shows you how to get the most out of networking - both online and offline.
With Business Networking For Dummies, you’ll learn to:Use business networking to grow and develop your business Find the right platform or platforms to build your own network and ‘assemble your crowd’ Pitch yourself and your business with confidence Get the most out of face-to-face networking events - including valuable tips on presentation skills and sound bites! Join up your ‘real life’ and online networking Measure your networking success Follow up with new contacts successfully
“This is a cornerstone book for anyone involved in running a smaller business and wishing to deploy networking as an enquiry source. It is clear, concise and provides a complete education for succeeding in, what is for some, a difficult environment."
Ben Kench, Leading UK sales trainer and business growth specialist
"I’ve read this entire book from start to finish and so should you because, when you know what you’re doing, business networking does work, and by following the blueprint that Stef has set down for you: first you’ll learn, then you’ll earn.”
Brad Burton, Managing Director, 4Networking Ltd.
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