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Your Business Community (YBC) Review

Your Business Community (YBC) Review

YBC was formed in 2014 as a modern alternative to Federations and Chambers Finding that, increasingly, small businesses don’t identify with traditional organisations they wanted to offer a support service that really made a difference in the life of a small business...

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Networking for Introverts

Networking for Introverts

Networking tips for introverts These days networking is all about building those long term connections, which frankly is easier said than done, particularly for those people who may find the idea of walking into a room full of brand new people somewhat daunting. Over...

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Toast Networking Review

Toast Networking Review

Set up as an alternative to traditional networking, Toast offers structured networking without the “stuffiness” and “cliqueness” of established groups. Founded by power trio: Licia Graves, Angela Parker and Su Gregory who run Datacomunique, Hired Assistant and...

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Review of the Private Dining Club

Review of the Private Dining Club

Founded by David Bell, a wealth manager looking for ways to expand his reach among high net worth clients, the Private Dining Club does a fantastic job of targeting, an often, elusive niche. Having started as an informal venture – a way to connect with his core...

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Business Women Australia Review

Business Women Australia Review

A formidable female-owned social enterprise that originated as a networking group, Business Women Australia has, over the past decade, gone from strength to strength. With a rather impressive mission of becoming “the most highly regarded community of business women in...

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New Year Top Marketing Tips

New Year Top Marketing Tips

Networking isn’t just for Christmas, it’s for life. Often individuals get rather excited around January time and suddenly decide now is the time to start networking with a frenzy. So they attend lots of different groups, stretch themselves rather too thin and their...

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Seven touch points of networking

Seven touch points of networking

One basic marketing principle is that it takes ‘seven touches’ before a potential client becomes a customer. These contact points could include anything from: A physical connection (including networking) Seeing your logo A social media post A newsletter A phone call A...

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Fabulous Women and Marvellous Men Review

Fabulous Women and Marvellous Men Review

Fabulous women and Marvellous men is a rather unique concept. Founded by Jane Hardy, it is a networking meeting that rotates around a mum’s schedule, involves a far more relaxed approach to networking and is still a mixed networking group. With 27 groups in London,...

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