7 Step Plan To Get Going With Networking

Whether you're an introvert or an extrovert, feel like you have the gift of gab or just don't know how to make small talk, networking know-how is very important for your business success. There is a notion in business that I believe most of us subscribe to that says "all... Read More

Powerful Networking: Focus on Building Connections, Not Closing Sales

You can find numerous references in the business literature about the importance of a company's mission. These sources emphasize that the mission is not to make a profit; that a profit is the outcome of and reward for fulfilling the mission. In the same sense, the mission of networking is... Read More

Communication Is A 2-Way Street (The Networking Factor)

The Personal Touch 1There is a simple art to networking and the good news is, should you choose to put forth a conscience effort to improve the way you communicate, networking can and will become second nature to you, it is really just that simple. A personal touch big or... Read More

Networking - How To Do It

Networking is probably the oldest, easiest, most effective and least expensive way to get more business. It doesn't necessarily involve selling your product or service but it does mean selling yourself. However, that doesn't involve a lot of talking - it does involve a lot of listening.Networking is about making... Read More

8 Ways To Develop Confidence In New Situations

Do you enjoy one-on-one networking, however, the thought of walking into room full of people you don't know horrifies you? You're not alone. Yes, even a social butterfly, President of the Social Committee in High School and avid networker knows how you feel. Here are some of my tricks. And... Read More

You Can?t Spell Networking Without Serendipity

"Fear not to entertain strangers for by so doing some have entertained angels unaware."This quotation is from the book of Hebrews, which means it probably has nothing to do with networking.Or does it?Networking is the process of sharing knowledge, helping others, and developing mutually beneficial relationships. Serendipity is the lucky... Read More

What I Do Is Not Who I Am... The Networking Factor

Ah, the personal touch that continues to make a big difference for the better in our lives and the lives of those who have an opportunity to experience a personal touch from us.If networking and effective communication are centered on other people, can we effectively network or communicate without the... Read More

Giving the Gift of Your Name (The Networking Factor)

Although, this is about giving the gift of your name to others, it certainly runs a close second in importance to "Whats' in a name?"What is giving the gift of your name? Giving the gift of your name is when you see someone you haven't seen in a while and... Read More

Which Networking Events Should You Attend?

How does one determine which are the best events to attend based on one's best customer?Customers are not a dime a dozen, especially in today's economy. So it is best to follow the rules mentioned before on how to define your best customer before attending an event. The customer definition... Read More

Follow-Up with Your Contacts

What happens when you meet a potential client at an event and you do not follow up?So now the event is over and you have collected a number of business cards, taken notes on the best prospects, divided the cards into Y(es), N(o), and M(aybe), now what? It is time... Read More

In The News:


Many gather for YPN's networking event at Pipeline Philly (photo gallery)
Philadelphia Business Journal
The Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce held a networking event at Pipeline Philly at 30 S 15th St., a new co-working space which overlooks City Hall. Last night's event was YPN's eighth annual ...

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TIME

Mental Health Therapy Through Social Networking Could Soon Be a Reality
TIME
An experimental social networking platform intent on helping users calm anxiety and reverse symptoms of depression has received positive feedback. Panoply is a peer-to-peer platform jointly administered by MIT and Northwestern universities that ...
Crowdsourced tool for depressionMIT News

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Firstpost

2014 was the best year for Indian networking infrastructure market since 2008: IDC
Firstpost
According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the Networking market (including LAN and WLAN hardware) in India witnessed highest revenue since CY 2008, with over 20% growth year on year. However, within the year, investment witnessed a seasonal ...
Cisco India retains Ethernet switch and router market leadInfotech Lead (registration) (blog)

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Union Board event to provide networking opportunities
Indiana Daily Student
Though it serves a college campus, Union Board will make time for RECESS on Tuesday. RECESS, a one-day collegiate convention, serves as an entrepreneurial trading ground to promote ideas and network in an alternative environment. Union Board ...


Entrepreneur

The Two Strategies for Networking on LinkedIn -- And Why They Matter
Entrepreneur
There are two distinct approaches to networking on LinkedIn. The first, which is used by most LinkedIn members, is called "strategic networking," where you focus on quality, not quantity. Strategic networkers usually have fewer than 500 people in their ...
7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to KnowTIME

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TIME

5 Networking Mistakes That Keep You From Getting Ahead
TIME
Every single roundup of career advice out there talks about the importance of networking. Less talked-about but just as important is doing it correctly. You might think you're doing all the right things by hanging out near the boss at the sales retreat ...


Get down to business at 'Night of Networking'
The Clause
The Office of Career Services and Scholars for Business Achievement will be hosting “Night of Networking.” Taking place Wednesday, April 8 from 6–9 p.m. in the Wilden Atrium, it allows students to interact and exchange information with potential employers.


Early accommodation deadline needed for WIM spring networking event: Wit ...
Fond du Lac Reporter
“This event is a great networking opportunity for businesswomen, but it's also a wonderful chance to get away with your girlfriends, sisters, your mother or daughter and other women who might enjoy our program,” said Michelle Kvitek, WIMI executive ...


24/7 Wall St.

4 UBS Most Preferred Networking Tech Stocks to Buy
24/7 Wall St.
Ciena is a leading maker of fiber optic networking equipment sold to telecom carriers. The company is expected to get a large chunk of Verizon's 100G network build-out, with some analysts thinking the company could see as much as 30% of the total.


Forbes

Networking Notes: Cisco, VMware, Juniper And The SDN Market
Forbes
Networking giant Cisco recently reported a 55% sequential rise in the number of customers for Nexus 9000 in its Q2 FY 2015, highlighting a continued period of strong customer adoption for its software-defined networking product. Virtualization and ...

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