Category Archives: Simon Says

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    Simon Says: Break the Ice

    Newsletter, Simon Says, March 7, 2012 @ 9:44 am 0

    So, we’ve had a wet and wild winter once again and the economy hasn’t been doing amazingly well – but now is the best time to spark new relationships that could brighten up your workdays! Below is a little food for thought…       Be the first Sure, sometimes when we go to a networking event we find ourselves a nice comfortable corner to …

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    Simon Says… get that February feeling

    Newsletter, Simon Says, January 31, 2012 @ 3:19 pm 0

    Okay, so it’s the perfect month for schmoozing and you’re ready to go get ‘em… but where to start? It’s hard to remain calm, collected and yourself with the fuss that this romantic time of year brings. But in actual fact, this is a great time of year to stand out – by doing something different. People and businesses alike will be doing anything and …

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    Simon Says… Link in to a New Year of Networking

    Newsletter, Simon Says, January 2, 2012 @ 5:39 pm 0

    We all know that searching, finding and interacting with new people, clients and potential business partners is easier now than ever before on the net. But, social media sites like LinkedIn take online networking ease to the next level.   Because with it, you can:   Join Groups LinkedIn takes all of sorts of people and all kinds of businesses from all different industries, and …

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    Simon Says… Unwrap the Gift of Gab this Christmas – Part 2

    Newsletter, Simon Says, December 2, 2011 @ 3:07 pm 0

    As we mentioned last month, Christmas is one of the busiest times for most businesses, but if you let it – can also be full of opportunities. Following last months first five tips on launching your social networking career this Christmas, here are the next five: (For a reminder of last months first five, click here.)   Be interested Have you ever heard the term “two …

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    Simon Says… Tis the Season to Network

    Newsletter, Simon Says, October 31, 2011 @ 11:42 am 0

    Sleigh bells will ring, and so will your telephone lines! Christmas is on the way whether you’re prepared for it or not. To make sure your networking skills are up to scratch, have a read through these tips and tricks for capitalising on the perfect time to launch your networking career. Christmas for most businesses is a busy time. And if you let it, it …

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    Simon Says… Tweet your way to Optimised Networking Results

    Newsletter, Simon Says, Twitter, October 3, 2011 @ 11:46 am 0

    Social media, once the bane of every boss’s existence in the workplace, now sits more comfortably than suits, ties and cold coffee under the big business networking umbrella. As you know, networking is key to any business, regardless of the sector and Twitter is a great platform for it. Although signing up and being ‘involved’ is great, increasing the visibility of your business profile is …

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    Simon Says… Link in to a New and Bigger Network Online

    Newsletter, Simon Says, August 31, 2011 @ 11:22 am 0

    More and more companies are using social networks to build relationships, meet new contacts, and market themselves and their businesses. Unlike Facebook, LinkedIn is a professional networking site and a great place to promote your business.   Like Google Places, it costs nothing to advertise. All you need to do is go to and set up a company profile. A company profile helps you separate …

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    Simon Says: Networking Tips

    Newsletter, Simon Says, August 12, 2011 @ 3:04 pm 0

    When it comes to networking, the key is to be yourself and keep in mind that it’s just people! Networking is about building trusting relationships, no matter the depth (you’d be surprised how a brief conversation might later strike up some more business!). And if you find yourself in one of those brief conversations, a great tip for getting more information (and more engagement) is …