How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

When you attend tradeshows or networking meetings, do you later experience the business card pile up? We meet new people all the time and have lots of detailed business conversations. We know that during the time that business cards are exchanged and initial business is discussed, there is a lot of key information to keep track of. I have found that the Contact Keeper is a much more organized and streamlined way keep cards and conversation notes.

Does Your CRM System Help Your Business Grow? Interview: @batchblue

Productive & Organized

Powerfully Productive businesses know that effective follow-up is critical to success.  BatchBlue was created with one goal in mind: to create useful, user-friendly software for small businesses. I was in the garage painting Disney characters on a refrigerator box-turned-princess castle when the inspiration for my small business technology company hit me.  For small businesses, this is an important need.

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Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links! Interview with @ItsMyURLs CEO @hustle247

Productive & Organized

Now, take a look at your business card, brochures or other social media profiles.    The other day I was in a meeting and saw a card that had the back covered with 2 different QR codes and the front had a few different urls. When I asked about it, he said that he would have put more if he had had room on the card.    Smart businesses are going to where their customers and prospects spend time. 

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The 4 Most Difficult Interview Questions

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise The 4 Most Difficult Interview Questions By The Professional Assistant on Friday, November 23, 2007 Filed Under: Job Seeking A re you going in for an interview for that dream job? Here are 4 of the most difficult interview questions that companies will ask and ways to tackle them: Where do you see yourself in X number of years? Follow these simple four steps and you will find that you will pass these interviews with flying colours.

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A guide to networking

Practically Perfect PA

If in doubt, attend events that are showcased through trusted institutions – for example, the British Library’s Business and IP Centre. Approach networking like a job interview. If you’re networking to develop your career in some way, treating an event like a job interview will ensure you get the simple things right: Dress smartly and professionally – your future employer may be in the room and you’ll feel more confident. Take business cards.

Get A Job With A Thank You Letter

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Get A Job With A Thank You Letter By The Professional Assistant on Friday, March 28, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Productivity D id you just get out of an interview ? One of the simplest things you can do to help the manager of your dream firm decide if you are right for the job, is to send them a Thank You letter after the interview. I appreciate your time and consideration in interviewing me for this position.

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The Office* Show and how to be a great delegate

Practically Perfect PA

I stood at the back of the theatre for Laura Schwartz’s interview which was truly inspiring and totally free! I also dipped into a few other free talks and sat in on Hamish Jenkinson’s interview (he was PA to Madonna). I also wanted to make sure I attend a good mixture of talks and training sessions and I also wanted to speak at the very least half of the exhibitors and exchange business cards.

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Conference for Administrative Excellence – Gala Event

Office Dynamics

days of learning, collaboration, networking, relationship building, concurrent sessions, and hands-on learning labs, admins happily exchanged business cards and contact information as we prepared to close out the event. Throughout the event, I watched admins step out to courageously be interviewed on camera. Following a full training day, we reconvened for the Glam and Glitz Gala.

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Discover the One Key Thing that is Killing Your Business Networking #business #productivity

Productive & Organized

  If very few business owners are able to effectively follow up after networking with someone, shouldn't that be a "no brainer" thing for you to get into place today? Productive networking is about more than collecting cards.  It is about making a connection that will last and build your business. Contact Keeper makes great products to save business cards and keep notes and other important info on new contacts.

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Triple the Results You Get from Live Conferences and Events

Productive & Organized

Live conferences are a fantastic way to gain actionable knowledge for your business, rekindle former relationships and make new relationships.  Make Sure You Pack Business Cards. I realize that this sounds like networking 101 basics, but I'm amazed at the number of events that I go to where people forgot their cards.    Consider putting your picture somewhere on the card and a reason for people to go to your site. 

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5 Ways to Shine at a Job Fair

45 Things

But before you put on the business suit, here are a few things to remember before attending a job fair: · Do your homework. Eat or drink away from the recruiter tables – keep at least one hand free to shake hands and accept business cards. When you speak, make sure you keep your head up and pointed toward the interviewer. Have a pad and pen ready so that you can take notes from your interview. During the height of the Great Recession, job fairs were a mob scene.

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Be An Unforgettable Speaker – Organization Techniques That Make You Easy to Work With

Productive & Organized

  Unless you have business processes in place, you may find your business growing "out of control." " How well you balance everything that needs to get done determines how fast your business can grow.   What can you put in place in your business to make sure that the event coordinator has a fantastic time working with you? This past Monday, Michele Price interviewed me on #SpeakChat.

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Business Networking - How to Grow Your Online #Networking Into Real Relationships #smmanners

Productive & Organized

Maybe you've decided that social media is a waste of your time, or you are frustrated that it is not bringing the business you would like it to. Maybe you have not even started down that social media road because you don't see how being on those sites can help you grow your business. I asked my expert panel: Social Networking is a popular activity, but truly effective business people know that using online communication tools is about more than publishing content. 

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Shoes, Phones and Backpacks: What.

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Thursday, May 7, 2009 Shoes, Phones and Backpacks: What Theyre Really Looking at During Your Job Interview As I mentioned in my previous post, I got a real kick out of spending time recently with college students about to enter the job market. While you may know enough to mute your phone during an interview, you also cant even look at it.

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7 Deadly Entrepreneurial Networking Mistakes

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

As tempting as it sounds (especially for introverts) big business wins don’t happen from years of slaving alone in your basement. Networking events are usually full of desperate newbies who’ve been told they need to network to grow their business. If your business model requires you to personally go fishing for prospects, we need to have a chat about “scale” and your business model. Collected a few business cards too.

Attend a Job Fair Like You Mean It

On The Job

It’s a chance to meet and impress employers, network with the business community and hone your job search skills. Eat or drink away from the recruiter tables – keep at least one hand free to shake hands and accept business cards. When you speak, make sure you keep your head up and pointed toward the interviewer. Have a pad and pen ready so that you can take notes from your interview.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer appreciation.

Service Untitled

In real estate, repeat customers are our livelihood, not only because they provide us continued business through their loyalty, but we gain referrals and new customers through this very important avenue. I include only one business card in thank-you notes; I never want it to seem as if it is a sales pitch hidden by an insincere thank you. Finding your first customers using great customer service The hardest part of succeeding in a new business is.

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Earlier this week I was talking to a client about content creation for the marking of her business.    If you ask me, repurposing is the art of smart business.  Today 50 of my fabulous business expert community share how they repurpose their content to grow their business and save time. Grow Your Business & Save Time - Recycle Your Content. I'm a freelance writer, and I'm working with a client to ghostwrite a business book.

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Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

Laughing all the Way to Work

Ask for business cards and have a stack of business cards for yourself at hand as well. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Pass it on.

Laughing all the Way to Work

You can also attach a file from Word, Excel or PowerPoint or a business card from your Contacts if it is someone you need to remember to call and want that information available. Other ways you can learn new things is to: Subscribe to feeds from various admin or business sites. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer Service Week celebrates.

Service Untitled

’ Branding used to be just associated with a company logo or a business card, but that was 20 years ago. Branding is how businesses live and breathe. Instead of a business stating, “We want you as a customer,&# the customer or client says instead, “We need you.&# Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience.

Why You Need to Have More than Your Clients | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

I have my offline business and that does well. In fact, I’ve been known to tell clients not to hire us on certain occasions – they don’t have a good business plan yet, they don’t know what they want, they don’t have enough interest, or they simply don’t have enough money right now and should focus on more important priorities. My client had money to spend, he had interest, he had a kickass business idea, and he had a good plan.

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Being A Digital Nomad

Brilliantly Better

Doesn’t have an office and most of the time doesn’t have business cards either (the new dial tone being twitter , of course). Digital Nomad Work Places Let’s start with the beginning: 2 years ago I sold my online business and decided to switch careers: instead of being a CEO with a nice office, I decided to be a personal development blogger without a real office. The business-like atmosphere make this a little bit more easier.

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Writing Rush | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

28,759 On-target web design and copywriting to help you hit the bulls-eye of success Home How-to Books Our Services Portfolio FAQs About Us Archives Contact Us Better Blogging Guest Posting Better Books Better Business Better Design Drive-by-Shooting Sundays Better Writing 7 Deadly Fears of Writing Fiction Writing How To Write Website Content The Way of Writing Way Off Topic Announcements Three Ways to Get a Rush from Your Writing Written by Agent X - 25 Comments I have no clue who this guy is.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Eat your salad first, and other.

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, January 4, 2010 Eat your salad first, and other career strategies Every year I get loads of candy over the holidays, and every year I feel compelled to eat it as fast as possible. Which means I need to get busy scarfing it down so I can get back to losing weight and exercising.

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Why You Shouldn't Stick to Your Niche

Men With Pens

You’re into athletics; we’re into business and writing. So when it comes to business, it only makes sense to stick to a niche where you can dominate and completely rock, right? While selling itself is important to any business, it’s far better to have fans with money than customers who pay once and never come back. You see, business is about people. Email the owners and offer to guest post or to do an interview. Like carrying a business card.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Book Review: The Retail Doctor's.

Service Untitled

Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Book Review: The Retail Doctor’s Guide to Growing Your Business Cheryl July 16, 2010 Book Reviews , Customer Satisfaction , Customer Service , Employees , Hiring & Training , Interviews No Comments I just finished reading The Retail Doctor’s Guide to Growing Your Business - A Step-By-Step Approach to Quickly Diagnose, Treat, and Cure written by Bob Phibbs.

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