Category: Networking

December Catch Up

Many businesses find themselves quiet in December, people are slowing down waiting for the Christmas break, while others might be diverting their attentions to their self assessment … so it is a great time to have a catch up with

Christmas Fun

To welcome in the Christmas season, Sayers Solutions has decided to have a bit of #ChristmasFun. Each evening at 8pm we will post a line from a Christmas song on Twitter and also on our Facebook Page and we’d love

FSB West Yorkshire Area Leader

I am currently FSB Area Leader for West Yorkshire. This is a volunteer role in the member led organisation – the Federation of Small Businesses. Alongside my fellow area leader Simon Monaghan and Development Manager Barney Mynott, we set and deliver

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#fsbFebruary

Are you FSB? Let’s see if we can flood Linkedin with the Federation of Small Businesses‘ Logo. They represent us, let us represent them for a change ….<tag your fsb members> #fsbFebruary   Instructions Copy and paste the above text

There is a lot to be said about the follow ups

I haven’t had much sales training in the past, but I have come to realise that the follow ups and 1:1 sessions outside of the networking events are even more important than attending the events themselves. However it is very

What do you want to get from networking?

With any strategy you need an objective.  Like any other tactic it is no good attending networking events and making connections if you don’t have an objective, unless you have plenty of time and money available and not bothered about

Who is in your network?

There are some extremely structured networking groups whose main focus is finding and creating referrals for the people in the room; essentially they are your extended sales team.  Most of these people will attend regularly, if not required by membership,

Driving Traffic to your website

Yesterday was the second of Sayers Solutions’ small business marketing peer support sessions and whilst it was a very small group, we had a good chat about driving traffic to our websites. As I had time after the session I

Networking is a slow burner

Reaping the rewards of networking is a slow burner; well I find that’s the case anyway. Networking is not about instant gratification and ability to sell sell sell, although I do know people that have been lucky like that and

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3 networking events in 28 hours (part 3)

(Missed the previous posts? click part 1 or part 2 to read them) The third networking event I attended this week – well actually I helped to organise it too – was the Kirklees fsb branch’s networking event on Tuesday

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