Success in this and most other businesses is about who you know, being in the right place at the right time, and taking advantage of opportunities when they present themselves.
Your odds grow significantly in all three of these areas when you know how to network.
Networking is a necessity, plain and simple. The better you are at it the more quality connections you’ll make, and the more your business will grow.
Unfortunately, most decorators and designers don’t know how to network properly. They go to Networking Events and invariably run around the room and hand their business cards out to everyone there, instead of seeking out potential Referral Partners.
There are actually several ways to network and gain referrals, and some are much better than others. It’s not rocket science, but there’s definitely a right way and a wrong way.
Imagine only being aware of and practicing the ineffective networking techniques! You’d be leaving many potential clients out there, just waiting to be snatched up by your competitors.
When you know how to network correctly and effectively, you’ll actually have new customers coming to you.
In this lesson you will learn highly effective Networking Techniques that will help you to expand your sphere of influence, increase referrals and build strategic alliances. Once you’ve mastered this area of your business you’ll be amazed at how fast you can grow.