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What is the Real Secret of Networking?

How much should you networking? How much is too much or too little? Regular contributor Dave Baldwin shares his insights on networking based on his own experiences and upon reading Great by Choice by Jim Collins. Enjoy and hope you leave here today with a renewed sense of where networking fits into your business. In [...]

By | April 9th, 2012|Networking|0 Comments

How Do You Book a Book Reading?

Whether you’re an independent author (read self-published), or publish with a small press or are a poet whose name is not Billy Collins or Maya Angelou, you have to book your own signing gigs, much like independent musicians book theirs. Your publisher is too small to do it for you. How do you go about [...]

By | March 19th, 2012|Networking|0 Comments

How To Network When You’re An Introvert

Here's another guestpost from regular contributor Dave Baldwin. Today Dave shares with us how being an introvert can work for you, not against you, in the world of networking. Enjoy! I recently interviewed Steve Hand, current Director of the Raleigh-area Business Network International (BNI) chapters since 2007. BNI is a referral-based business networking organization. Members [...]

By | February 13th, 2012|Networking|2 Comments

Networking for Introverts: The Power of Collaborative Guest Blogging

Today we welcome regular guestblogger, Dave Baldwin for his first post of 2012! Dave's been blogging at Write From the Inside Out for almost a year--that shows real commitment, staying-power and strategy. Dave talks about the power of guest blogging and I hope you'll be inspired to seek out blogs to showcase your work so [...]

By | January 9th, 2012|Networking|1 Comment

Is There Such Thing As Too Much Self Promotion?

I recently gave an online blogging class and on the evaluation form I was told “instructor (meaning me) used too much self promotion.” Too much? I thought back to what I did and yes, I did have a signature tag for my e-report on blogging content and I did mention I was giving a free blogging [...]

By | April 12th, 2011|Networking|8 Comments

Effective Face-to-Face Networking Tips for Entrepreneurs

Networking both within your field and outside your field is one of the most effective ways to build your reputation and grow your business since most people want to do business with those they know, like and trust. The most effective networkers got that way through practice, patience and skill since they know that effective [...]

By | November 30th, 2010|Networking|0 Comments