For a small business owner, time is the most precious commodity. So, whenever you’re focusing on a task, whether it’s attending SBA events, or taking a sales call, always ask yourself if that task is worth your time.
Did you know that today is Support your Local Chamber of Commerce Day? As a small business owner, joining your local chamber of commerce can provide you with numerous networking and educational opportunities.
There are many marketing efforts that can help you advertise your services or products, but are you forming relationships with your customers as well? It is important to find a balance of attempting to generate business, and truly connecting with your customers.
Putting a strong emphasis on networking will help you make connections in your industry, reach new customers and identify opportunities for growth. Check out our tips for attending conferences, mastering small talk and following up with new acquaintances, and watch your small business’s network grow!