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The Importance of Business Networking


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Business networking is a great way to get out in the community and become known. We're walking you through some of the reasons you should be out there networking!

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The Importance of Business Networking

  2. 2. Meeting other professionals and expanding your network of people is important, but it is even more essential to conquer networking in Orlando to help your business grow.
  3. 3. Orlando is defined as a city, but it has a small town feel. By that, I mean that you see a lot of the same people out and about, and you often meet people who work in the same area you do.
  4. 4. We’re members of the Downtown Orlando Partnership (DOP), where we attend a monthly gathering to meet other business professionals in the area.
  5. 5. We’ve learned that when it comes to business networking in Orlando, people are more likely to refer your business if they’ve met you personally.
  6. 6. Imagine... You meet someone at a social gathering where you discuss your job or business and what you’re working on or what you do.
  7. 7. The next thing you know... That person is saying “I know so and so who’s looking for your services, can I give them your number?” Or even better, “I’m looking for your services, can I call you tomorrow?”
  8. 8. When networking in Orlando, it’s important to play the part because maybe down the road your service or product is needed and because you met that person, your business comes to mind. The bottom line:
  9. 9. Why is networking important? Networking not only expands your reach for clients, but it can also expand your reach for employees. Expanding your networking will result in expanding your business, which then means you will need more employees!
  10. 10. Take your next steps: Get out there, join the conversation, connect, mingle, crisscross the room, rub elbows, schmooze, and GROW! Networking in Orlando has the potential to take your business to new heights.