Frequently when somebody mentions ‘networking’ these days thoughts turn to our preferred social networks such as Facebook or Twitter, the way we’ve become used to communicating with friends, family, customers and peers on a regular basis. There’s no doubt that this has enabled us grow our network and maintain contact with people who perhaps aren’t located too close-by or perhaps we’d lost touch with over the years.Read More
In celebration of International Women’s Day which fell on Friday 8th March, I was fortunate enough to attend a super networking event supported by the Enterprise Boards in Dublin; Dublin City (DCEB Women’s Network), Fingal and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown.
With an expected 200 attendees the successes of women in business were celebrated with speakers from brands including Fuschia, Clevermamma, Rothar, Vodafone taking the time to share some insights into how they took an idea or a vision and created a successful business for themselves.Read More
The Business Achievers 2013 Live, the road show supported by Small Business Can and Ulster Bank rolled into town last week – or more specifically to the Jameson Brewery in Dublin’s Smithfield and it was an evening most definitely well spent. The roadshow was designed as an opportunity for small businesses to enjoy some networking, take advice from some experts that would assist them in their endeavours and also to highlight the Ulster Bank sponsored Business Achievers Awards.
The speaker panel included Sam Hobbs of BusinessAndLeadershop.com and Ian Cleary of RazorSocial.com amongst others and topics covered on the night included; Sales versus Marketing, Social Media, Content Marketing, Communications, Networking and more. There was also a good deal of audience participation.Read More
Late last year I was invited to become an ambassador for Ulster Bank’s Small Business Can new initiative “Business Women Can” which was launched in October 2012. The objective of this programme is to support more females on the entrepreneurial journey which although it can be daunting at times, can be an enjoyable experience if the right supports are available.Read More
When people think of Social Media, frequently they think of Facebook or Twitter and quite possibly next on the list comes Linkedin which surprisingly is quite often underused amongst businesses.
So in this brief post we’re going to highlight five areas that things you need to consider when approaching Linkedin for business as a means of networking or developing your business or personal profile.Read More