Does this sound familiar? You attend networking events, hand out your business cards, and pitch your services to anyone who will listen. But despite your efforts, you're not seeing any growth in your business. You're feeling frustrated and discouraged, wondering what you're doing wrong. The truth is, focusing solely on promoting your offerings without building trust and credibility first is an ineffective approach. It can leave you feeling like you're spinning your wheels and not making any progress. In this episode, we'll show you how to cultivate meaningful relationships and establish trust before selling your services, leading to new business opportunities and growth.
In this episode, you will be able to:
My special guest is Frank Agin
Meet Frank Agin, a dedicated networking expert with a wealth of hands-on experience helping service-based small businesses develop and execute targeted networking plans. With an emphasis on fostering trust and credibility, Frank has guided numerous entrepreneurs in maximizing their business opportunities through authentic, meaningful relationships. His extensive expertise and unique insights enable clients to achieve growth and profitability with sustainable networking strategies tailored to their needs.
The key moments in this episode are:
00:00:00 - Introduction,
00:03:27 - Difference Between Tactical and Strategic Networkers,
00:07:40 - Choosing Where to Network,
00:09:45 - The Limits of Technology,
00:12:09 - Subsequent Impressions Matter More Than First Impressions,
00:14:21 - Setting Expectations in Networking,
00:15:30 - Effective Networking Strategies,
00:16:48 - Advice for Networking Events,
00:17:46 - Getting People Interested in Your Business,
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