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BSS Why Entrepreneurs Should Eat Bananas by Simon Tupman

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MORE THAN ONE WAY OF NETWORKING

Using networking to connect with new customers sounds obvious, but needs working at, and works best if you deploy a systematic approach.

Idea #53Go to one networking function a week

You will not meet prospects sitting on your backside in the office! Schedule time to attend customer industry association meetings, clubs, and business groups such as your local chamber of commerce. At those functions, you have the opportunity to meet new prospects and develop new relationships. Take your business cards with you.

Idea #54Use both sides of your business cards

Most people’s business cards look the same. They show the organization’s name in the biggest letters, the individual’s name halfway down, and their status (job ...

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