I recently had the pleasure of speaking at an event hosted by Servcorp. It was a panel discussion about the power of community, collaboration and networking. A subject that is close to my heart.
It’s important to attend networking events, industry conferences, and join groups so you can meet new people, deepen relationships, learn and share ideas.
I started doing this when I launched Liquid Mango over six years ago and it’s something I do today.
Business networking has been a wonderful experience. It has helped my business and most of all I’m grateful for the relationships I’ve built over the years.
When it comes to social media for business, I truly believe relationships are the difference between being invisible and making your mark.
As a business owner, it is important to focus on community, collaboration and networking so you can create a seamless experience and build relationships that support you and your business.
People want to get to know you, they want to communicate and engage with you online and offline.
If you don’t build and nurture your relationships, you won’t get to know your community and they won’t get to know you.
Businesses that personally connect and build relationships online stand out.
Social media isn’t about how much content you produce or the number of fans or followers you have.
If you want to be successful, you must put people first.
I encourage you to personally connect, collaborate and network online and offline.
Focus on building relationships and being of service.
Connect and start conversations with people in your industry and outside of your industry.
Connect and talk to your clients, target market, mentors and influencers.
Put together a plan and watch the magic unfold!
I’d love to hear your thoughts.
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