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Clever quotes about social networking, taken from the Bristol Link-up, a networking event for marketing professionals in the Bristol area.

Clever quotes about social networking, taken from the Bristol Link-up, a networking event for marketing professionals in the Bristol area.

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    • The Bristol Link-up Social networking event for members of the Only Marketing Jobs LinkedIN Group 3rd February 2010 Goldbrick House, Bristol event sponsors
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people A social network: An interactive structure made of individuals (or organizations) called ‘nodes’, which are connected by one or more specific types of interdependency. Wikipedia
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Social events allow you to: 01 Connect with people 02 Exchange business ideas 03 Develop your brand 04 Find a job 05 Find jobseekers …and that’s what business networking is.
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people 11,000 The number of members in the UK Marketing Lounge Group, making it by far the largest UK marketing hub on LinkedIN.
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people LinkedIn is now the undisputed world champion of professional social media. Those not engaged are conspicuous by their absence. Only Marketing Jobs
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Everything is changing. People are connecting and working together. The Internet is enabling conversations and there is nothing corporations can do about it. Only Marketing Jobs
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Social media is like teen sex. Everyone wants to do it. Nobody knows how. When it’s finally done there is surprise it’s not better. Avinash Kaushik, Analytics Evangelist, Google
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people 2 out of 3 people find a job through networking.
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people 3 The number of seconds it takes to form an opinion of someone. Internet research
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Referral-based recruitment will be a significant feature of the employment landscape within 2 years. Only Marketing Jobs
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people How you perceive yourself is important. But what really matters is how you are perceived by others. What is ‘brand you’ telling the world? Only Marketing Jobs
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Social networking can be a maze of duplications and dead ends. Using an established recruiter is like having online Sat Nav.
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Technology is shifting the power away from the editors, the publishers, the establishment and the media elite. Now it’s the people who are in control. Rupert Murdoch, Global Media Entrepreneur
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people It is thought that 70% of job vacancies are never advertised. So you need to make sure that you can be found.
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people For companies, resistance to social media is futile. Your competitors are already there. Your customers have been there for a long time. Business Week
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Stop thinking Start thinking ‘campaigns’ ‘conversations’
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people 10 The number of new contacts you should have before you leave tonight. That’s a conversation with someone different every 30 minutes. Only Marketing Jobs
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people The successful networkers I know, the ones receiving tons of referrals and feeling truly happy about themselves, continually put the other person's needs ahead of their own. Bob Burg, Author and Networking Expert
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people You are like an ant. They can’t survive on their own, either. Ants help other workers in their colonies. It is the very definition of altruism. Simon Lewis, Only Marketing Jobs
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject. Anonymous
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people A shifting business climate creates an ever-moving target. A moving target is easier to hit if you’re moving with it. Suzie Sharpe, Career Coach, Key Change Training
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people The way of the world is meeting people through other people. There’s nothing new about it. Only Marketing Jobs
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people All things being equal, people will do business with and refer business to those people they know, like and trust. Bob Burg, Author and Networking Expert
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people The current economic climate lays a responsibility on us all to find ways to increase the awareness of our expertise. Chartered Institute of Marketing, CIM
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people 11 The number of potential Dark Sides in every individual. Finding out what they are and managing them better is what separates success from also-ran. Suzie Sharpe, Career Coach, Key Change Training
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Openly and actively engage with others by offering support, advice and friendship. Do this without expectation of reward and it will soon some back to you by the truckload.
    • The Bristol Link-up …it pays to know people Business cards can be used to pick spinach from your teeth. They do have other uses though: for example, you could call one of the numbers you find and say ‘hey, remember me..?’ Simon Lewis, Only Marketing Jobs