Tag: networking

How To Start A Conversation During Events

How To Start A Conversation During Events

It’s a fairly easy thing to understand the benefits of forming a network and even easier to want to network with others for your own benefit. But come the actual day of the event, many people may realize that connecting with another person is harder than 

How LinkedIn Helps You Event Plan

How LinkedIn Helps You Event Plan

While there certainly are ways to use LinkedIn for events, it has a less viral nature than Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. And it takes a much more intentional focus to make it work for you. That being said, LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool 

How To Organize A Fundraising Event

How To Organize A Fundraising Event

Fundraising events are a popular form of fundraising.  While they can be great money makers for an organization, they can also be time consuming and expensive.  The success of events depends on careful planning. To help you ensure that your fundraising event is a winner, 

Increase Your Event Through Gamification

Increase Your Event Through Gamification

Learn to “gamify” your event in a way that will keep attendees engaged and participating. The value of play takes on a whole new role when you weave in gaming technology. And gamification is proving to be one of the hottest entertainment pieces in the 

How to work a room

How to work a room

Knowing how to ‘work a room’ is a valuable talent. Make it your mission to meet as many people as possible. Don’t spend all of your time with only one or two people. Even if you buttonhole CEOs, they probably don’t want to spend the 

Essential Do’s and Don’ts for events

Essential Do’s and Don’ts for events

When you have this kind of opportunity, it’s not enough just to have a great time. You need to take advantage of everything the event has to offer. You don’t just want to be a passive audience member — you want to be an active 

How To Be A Good Speaker, Wherever You Go

How To Be A Good Speaker, Wherever You Go

Whether you’re unveiling the first round of logos to your clients, walking through a data analysis with your grant funder, or even aggrandizing your work experience on that crucial face-to-face job interview, coming across as confident, prepared, and engaging is just as important as the 

What’s your name?

What’s your name?

What’s the first thing to know in any new relationship? The other person’s name, of course. So why do so many of us have trouble putting names to faces?  Do some people’s brains come wired with the skill? Not at all. They care. They know 

Online vs face-to-face networking

Online vs face-to-face networking

When the balance is tipped towards online rather than face-to-face networking, and we step out of the bubble, it can all feel a little strange. The screen we sit behind is the ultimate shield, it protects us and from behind it we can be more 

8 Tips to Be an Awesome Networker at Conferences

8 Tips to Be an Awesome Networker at Conferences

Attending conferences is a great way to stay up to date and learn new ways to improve your business. Here some tips to follow to improve your network at conferences. 1. Create a list of prospects before the event You should have a list of people