A honest take of being a working mum

A honest take of being a working mum

An honest take on being a working mum by found of IWant2Network, Lizzie Phillips Now several things you need to know about this blog… 1. I like to talk but not normally about myself. 2. Being a mum is hard. 3. Being a business owner is hard. 4. Doing both...
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: But how does this apply to business networking? A physical connection (including networking) Seeing your logo...
Networking and doing business abroad

Networking and doing business abroad

Doing business abroad In today’s digital world, international expansion isn’t just for the big boys. SMEs can also take advantage of technology to expand their reach and look into foreign markets. However, that being said international expansion can be a rather tricky...
Has social media replaced networking

Has social media replaced networking

Ok, so we should probably add in a slight disclaimer here, we obviously are a little biased – after all we do run a website that lists networking groups not only in the UK and Ireland but also across the world. So it kind of goes without saying that we think...
How to calm your nerves at a networking meeting

How to calm your nerves at a networking meeting

We once received some truly terrible advice that before giving a talk you should imagine the entire room naked. Frankly, unless you are standing in a room with the cast of Love Island, the chance is that this will simply make you feel rather uncomfortable and a little...