Business Networking For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118833341
  • ISBN-13: 9781118833346
  • DDC: 650.13
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Grow your business, build your career, find more customers, and build a valuable support network of likeminded business people. Networking is a crucial skill for all professionals and business owners. Quite simply, its 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, youll 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!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Getting Started with Business Networking.
2: Getting to Grips with Networking Basics.
3: Exploring Different Aspects of Networking.
4: Setting (Realistic) Expectations.
5: Making Use of Networking Organisations.
6: Networking at Trade Shows.
7: Face-to-face Networking.
8: Attending Networking Meetings.
9: Making Connections in Open Networking.
10: Nailing the Introductions Round.
11: Handling One-to-Ones.
12: Breezing Through the Ten-Minute Speaker Slot.
13: Following Up.
14: Networking Online and Using Social Media.
15: Networking Online.
16: Using Social Media to Keep Relationships Alive.
17: Networking Using Different Social Media Platforms.
18: Joining Up Your Online and Offline Networking.
19: Turbo-Charging Your Networking.
20: Using Networking to Build Your Business.
21: Building Networking into Your Business Strategy.
22: Measuring Your Success.
23: Networking or Notworking?.
24: Revisiting Your Approach.
25: The Part of Tens.
26: Ten Ways to Improve oYur Networking Results.
27: Ten Networking Gaffes to Avoid.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgements.