Many people attend
networking functions to meet people who can help them grow their business. They
make a business connection, yet they don’t actually get business from those
business leads simply because they don’t follow up. How many times have you
heard this conversation?
really interesting. I’d like to learn more about that.”
“That would be
great. Maybe we could meet for coffee?”
“Yes! I’d really
like that. Let’s definitely get together.”
“Sure! I’ll check
Then nothing happens.
This can be due to
networking “drive-bys” as my friend, Sarah Michel dubs them, where
people feel as though they are in a race to collect business cards as though it
was the adult version of an Easter egg hunt.
Why don’t we follow
up? A quick poll yielded these excuses.
Fear: The reluctance to
follow-up can stem from uncertainty as to whether that other person’s intent to
meet was genuine. Some people fear rejection. What if they don’t like me? What
if they don’t value my product or my company? What if they were just being
Not enough time:
People get absorbed with the day-to-day activities and they just don’t make
following up a priority. If you make a promise, keep it. Make the time.
Good intentions: You
know what they say about good intentions? They don’t generate much business.
Actions generate business.
Creating a monthly FOLLOW-UP ACTION
Make a phone call a
day: Pull out that … Read More
Somewhat few people today recognize the underlying complexity of the existing telephone networking system that delivers virtually all of the communications to companies and residents in the UK. In its existing kind, you can find 17 interconnected platforms which function collectively to form the slightly muddled nervous technique with the market and this layout has been produced more than the years as new technologies and platforms happen to be introduced to compliment or supplant those already in existence.
The result is not surprisingly that BT has to commit a significant percentage of its price range in maintaining and repairing the disparate technologies, at the same time as keeping engineers trained in the use of them all. This drives up the charges connected with operating BT and is not held to become a specifically useful or sustainable technique inside the longer term.
As such, BT is
arranging to introduce the 21st Century Network, or 21CN for quick, which will
merge all of the current platforms into a single, unified program which will be
computer software driven and reliant upon World-wide-web Protocols. Too as
becoming far more advanced in function due to the sophistication on the
software, it’ll ideally be a lot easier to manage and to preserve with
simplified physical components requiring much less function and becoming of
greater consistency, offering a much more reputable service for all.
BT recognizes that so that you can realize its plans for 21CN a vast volume
of investment is required from each … Read More
In January 2009 as
Facebook ranked as the most used social network service based on the number of
monthly active users, it is being eyed as an effective tool or as a good media
and as a marketing strategy. In fact, Facebook Marketing is now a trend in
transparent marketing and internet marketing. At present, Facebook has over 600
million users which is a large playing field for marketing industries.
The source of
Facebook’s revenue is primarily from advertising. Do you know what company is
Facebook’s exclusive partner? It’s Microsoft. It’s one of the reasons why one
can make use of Facebook as a Marketing media.
consumers are in the advantage as the sellers cannot lie to them. Facebook as a
channel, they can understand exactly and inquire from the source about the
things or items being sold and other things they expect from the subject.
Otherwise, consumers may just ignore it. Part of Facebook machinery is the
Facebook Beacon. This is an advertisement system that sends data from their
websites to Facebook. Exciting isn’t it? So through sharing, one Facebook user
is actually allowing other websites to advertise them by passing one message or
page from one friend to another.
By this kind of marketing style, it allows brands to connect with their target market through Facebook. At first most of signature brands and other industries believe that social networking would slow-down their market but now, Facebook has become a more effective way of advertisement … Read More
Social networking may
be described as the system of increasing the business and social acquaintances’
number by means of generating more contacts through different people. At the
same time that this system has continued for just about the same time civilizations
have developed, the unsurpassed possibilities of a global computing system to
further such associations is just now being wholly established and taken
advantage of. This is accomplished by means of Web-based groups set up for that
function. Any number of people around the world can have communication or
connection through intermediaries.
generates interrelated online community groups or social/personal networks.
These facilitate for individuals to make connections that may be advantageous
for them to become aware of, but that they will not be possibly have
encountered without it. Generally, the way it is working for now is that you
will have to sign up first to become part of the community site. You also have
to make a number of invitations for other people to sign up as well. The
individuals who had been invited and signed up or joined the community site
also will invite the listings in their contacts to join. Sequentially, their
contacts will also make invitations for their contacts to join and the system
goes on in a continuous pattern for every person who accepts the invitation.
Supposedly, any person can make contact by means of one other person they are connected with, to any of the personalities that that same individual … Read More
What makes social
media privacy so effective is the user his or herself. The ability of the
social network user to conceal data about his or herself is everything on a
social media platform. This is because the social platform is always seeking to
get more information about a user. They use this information to help businesses
make money off the user. Therefore, blindly believing that a social networking
system has the best interests of their users in heart when they use the social
networking system is a bad idea.
A person should not
have blind faith in a system to maintain their privacy unless the company
specifically states that they will keep the user’s actions on the system
totally private. A social company has to specifically state that they will keep
the users actions private or the user has to assume that the social media
business will reveal the users information to anyone willing to buy it. This
terminology should not be hidden in the fine print, it should be in plain sight
or the user should ignore the social media system if they do not already use
The user has all the
power when it comes to privacy. It is the choices of that user that dictate
what happens in the future to them. A social media user must understand that
everything that they post on the social media system can be used against them
in the future not only that, but every little … Read More