42 Easy Business Networking Tips

I launched the Social Fusion Network in January 2012, since then it’s become a very popular local business networking group in the Greater Golden Horseshoe with thousands of members. Because of this success I am often asked to speak or write about business networking and how to improve our networking skills.

Today I’m sharing 42 networking tips because networking isn’t something that comes naturally to everyone. For the record I am a “lazy networker” and use technology wherever I can to intelligently leverage my actions, and lastly I am a high-functioning introvert – not an extrovert as some might think. This simply means that while I love networking, I need to recharge or nap when I get home! Networking for me is a learned skill too …

So without further ado, here are 42 Easy Business Networking Tips

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The Benefits of Specific Advertising

The great Claude Hopkins (Author of Scientific Advertising) once said, “Platitudes and generalities roll off the human understanding like water from a duck. They leave no impression whatever.”

To say, “Best in the world,” “Lowest price in existence,” etc. are at best simply claiming the expected. But superlatives of that sort are usually damaging. They suggest looseness of expression, a tendency to exaggerate, a careless truth. They lead readers to discount all the statements that you make.

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