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Power of Networking

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A presentation on how networking and developing a network can help build your business.

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Power of Networking

  1. 1. Anton Mannering – Digital Media Forum
  2. 2. Universal Laws <ul><li>Abundance </li></ul><ul><li>Reciprocity </li></ul><ul><li>Giving value first </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ 70% of success in life is showing up” </li></ul><ul><li>-Woody Allen </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some Skills <ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Always on </li></ul><ul><li>Use peoples names </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Nobody is a nobody </li></ul><ul><li>Not everyone will like you </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ask for Advice <ul><li>&quot;When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Marquis de la Grange </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other strategies <ul><li>Give recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Empower others </li></ul><ul><li>Be a role model </li></ul><ul><li>(You don’t control this directly) </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic alliances </li></ul>
  7. 7. Networking for Sales <ul><li>Spend time researching </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to invest time, energy and effort to create a presence </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on connections not sales </li></ul>
  8. 8. Running/Sponsoring Events <ul><li>Attend at least two or three events first </li></ul><ul><li>If sponsoring, attend - Everyone wants to meet the principals </li></ul><ul><li>Give Value First </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on what you can do for attendees not pushing your product/brand </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>“The fastest route between two points may not always be a straight line” </li></ul><ul><li>- Every Politician in History </li></ul>
  10. 10. Online <ul><li>Writing - Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  11. 11. Context <ul><li>Interested in the Digital Media sector check out </li></ul><ul><li>http://beta.digitalmediaforum.net </li></ul><ul><li>Add yourself and your company it’s free </li></ul>
  12. 12. Connect with me <ul><li>Anton Mannering </li></ul><ul><li>085 1493783 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@antonmannering (twitter) </li></ul><ul><li>antonmannering (skype) </li></ul>

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