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5 Don’ts of Social Networking For Businesses

The majority of business owners, large or small, are opening their eyes to the huge potential of social networking. In the past year or so more and more companies have jumped to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (to name just a handful) in order to raise their profile and add an extra interactive edge to their business. Just with any marketing strategy, however, there are standard points to bear in mind if you’re going to make a success of your social media campaign. Read on for five things you definitely shouldn’t do when it comes to harnessing the opportunities of social media for your business. Don’t think that social networking won’t benefit you This is the most common mistake made by today’s businesses from any sector or industry. Lewis Austin, the resident social media marketer at online marketing firm SEO Positive Ltd, has this to say about the attitude of business owners with a more traditional approach to promotions: “I’ve worked with a number of clients who were simply too intimidated by social media to get involved without a push from a professional company. If they are new to the web in general, setting up multiple platforms can seem like a daunting...
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Make the Most of Networking Events

Don’t like networking? Many people do. For most of us these networking events just don’t seem natural. You have to wear a name tag, shake hands and tell people over and over what you do. Don’t like networking? Many people do. For most of us these networking events just don’t seem natural. You have to wear a name tag, shake hands and tell people over and over what you do. While you may want to meet people to make your career or business more successful it seems this is a challenging way to do it. Well networking events don’t have to be frustrating or difficult. There are some ways you can truly make the most of networking events – even if you are a shy person. Tip #1: Find the best networking event for you. There are many different types of networking events. Some are for niche professionals, others are for solo entrepreneurs and there are many other types out there. If you haven’t liked networking events, perhaps you haven’t found the “right” networking event? Connecting with professionals you have things in common with can be fun and comfortable. You have some topics you’ll want to talk about and enjoy meeting...
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