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Start with Hello

Practical tips for productive and creative networking.

 

Start with Hello - Tips for productive and creative networking
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Speaker: Linda Coles


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Even your very best contacts were once strangers. So, could talking to more people lead to more business?

According to Linda Coles, social media and influence expert, businesspeople all over the world are looking for new and alternative ways to market themselves and their businesses.

By going back to good old-fashioned small talk and saying hello to strangers, more business opportunities and connections will arise. Put simply, people like to do business with people they know, like, and trust.

 

This webinar looks at:

  • The practicalities of networking and how to start a conversation
  • How to develop a strategy for successfully connecting with new people
  • How to network online using social networking sites
  • How to use the art of chat to connect with people and build relationships
  • How to network if you’re naturally introverted or shy
  • When it makes sense to talk to strangers
  • Ways to discover commonalities with people you've just met
  • The 8 principles of making contact
  • And, who to effectively follow up new leads

 

Whatever business you’re in, your success depends on the relationships you build. That person sharing a lift with you could become a future business partner, a career-changing connection or a lifelong friend. If you want to boost your prospects in business and in life, it’s time to start talking to more people.” — Linda Coles


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Comments from the audience:

Very informative, easy steps to take for the real beginner - well presented and very clear and interesting.”

“New ideas in not only in relation to the approach but also the follow up.”

“There were some nice and simple strategies that were shared.”

Linda Coles
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Linda Coles

Linda Coles

Linda Coles is a professional speaker, author, trainer and content creator in the area of social media and building relationships. Linda has presented to teams at Microsoft, Transpower, NZ Realtors Association, and Auckland University Business Sch...

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About the Book

Start with Hello: How To Convert Today’s Stranger into Tomorrow’s Client

In Start with Hello, social media and influence expert Linda Coles, reveals how the most successful businesspeople and leaders share an overlooked and under-appreciated talent—the ability to engage and communicate with strangers in productive, creative ways.

Even if you don't think of yourself as the most outgoing person, you can learn to be more open and engaging to strangers. The book explains simple, key aspects of communication that make it easy to connect with new people, including behavioural styles, body language, and eye contact. Add together simple tips for starting conversations and following-up on them, and you'll be well on your way to making the business connections that count.

Inside you’ll find advice on:

  • The practicalities of networking and how to start a conversation
  • How to develop a strategy for successfully connecting with new people
  • How to network online using social networking sites
  • How to use the art of chat to connect with people and build relationships

Peppered with real-life stories of how chance conversations have led to business relationships and new opportunities, this book will show you how valuable chance conversations can be – and how lucrative the return on investment can be. So be inspired to say ‘hello’ and see where a little serendipity can take you.

Linda Coles

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