Category: Networking

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Networking
Laurel Alper

Networking Gold: Turning Connections into Collaborations

In the dynamic landscape of business, the true power of networking lies not just in the connections you make but in the collaborations that stem from those connections. Networking is not merely a numbers game; it’s an art that transforms relationships into valuable partnerships. In this blog post, I’m talking about the strategies that turn

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Business
Laurel Alper

Beyond Handshakes: Elevating Your Business Networking Game

In the fast-paced world of business, successful professionals understand that networking is more than just exchanging business cards and firm handshakes. It’s about cultivating meaningful connections, building relationships, and creating opportunities for mutual growth. Let’s explore strategies to elevate your business networking game beyond the traditional rituals of handshakes. Embrace Authenticity: Gone are the days

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Business
Laurel Alper

The Profound Investment: Why Attending Networking Events Is Vital for Businesses

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, the significance of networking events for businesses cannot be overstated. These events offer invaluable opportunities for professionals to forge connections, build relationships, and ultimately drive business growth. While some might view networking events as mere social gatherings, they are, in fact, powerful investments for any business, regardless of its

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Business
Laurel Alper

Why In-Person Networking Is So Effective

In-person networking has long been considered an effective way to build professional relationships and advance business development. While the rise of digital communication and social media has expanded the reach of networking, there are several key reasons why in-person networking remains a powerful and valuable tool for personal and professional growth: Personal Connection In-person interactions

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Networking
Laurel Alper

The Power of Networking Events for Introverts: Building Connections at Your Own Pace

Introverts often find themselves in a conundrum when it comes to networking events. The very idea of entering a room full of strangers, striking up conversations, and making lasting connections can be intimidating for those who thrive in quieter, more singular settings. However, networking events can be immensely beneficial for introverts when approached strategically. Here,

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Business
Laurel Alper

Sharing Personal Content As A Small Business Owner

In today’s digital age, social media has become an integral part of our lives, both personally and professionally. For small business owners and sole traders, leveraging social media platforms to share personal content can be a powerful strategy. In this blog, we explore the various benefits of sharing personal social media content and how it

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Marketing
Laurel Alper

How Facebook Groups Reach The Parts Their Ad Campaigns Can’t

Advertising in Facebook groups is such an effective way to reach a highly targeted audience, if you know how to advertise your services or products and which groups attract the consumers you’re looking to connect with. Facebook groups are communities that people have chosen to join so they’re already interested in the groups content. Your

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Networking
Laurel Alper

Do You Mean Business?

It’s fascinating to me, as an overt networker, that many businesses purely concentrate on their social media posts and ignore connections they’ve built up on social media. Many people ignore connection requests, connecting only with people they know and rarely responding to comments, even ones they take time out to read. Everyone wants people to

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Networking
Laurel Alper

How To Network Effectively

Networking can be daunting, particularly as we are out of practise at meeting in person, but it can pay dividends for your business growth, says Laurel Alper, founder of Laurel Leaf Networking. Here’s how to do it right, says Laurel. 1. Understand the importance of networking Laurel says: “Our strapline is ‘telling is selling.’ If

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Networking
Laurel Alper

Is Networking Working For You?

This month has been full of networking opportunities, meeting new people and potential new clients. Many of you will have attended business networking events and have heard hundreds if not thousands of mini-pitches –  you know those ones which are meant to last for 30 seconds but frequently ramble on for well over a minute

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