SOME call it schmoozing. Others casual chat. Whatever your take on it, it is clear that networking is key to a successful business.
Firms that don’t take time to introduce themselves to like-minded individuals when they get the chance could be missing out on opportunities worth thousands of pounds. There is value in it and it is worth the time – and yes it can raise revenue. There is no need to shout about your products and services from the rooftops. Speaking to experts in their field on a one-to-one basis can be an enormous boon for your operation.
Why not get involved? The Government has recently introduced the website mentorsme.co.uk which allows small to medium business owners to gain access to around 10,000 mentors, who are willing and able to provide business support and advice.
Go for it!