The Number One Trait Of A Master Networker

Excellent article by BNI founder Ivan Misner and one of the main reasons we created Hello Referrals. The follow up on received referrals is made abundantly clear here and it’s importance is key.

Referrals Through Social Media

We’re chugging away into month 2 with our Alpha Testers. We’ve received some great feedback from the individuals who have been using the application so far, and we’re looking forward to more suggestions and tweaking comments as our valued users

Networking and Referral Marketing Mistakes: Don...

“Small Business Referrals” …”Word of Mouth Marketing” …”Professional Referral Networks”… I think a lot of us hear these words, or research them online, and put together a kind of frame of reference that involves many people with ties and briefcases.

Partner Referral Vs. Customer Referral

Partner referrals: These are the referrals you receive from like minded and complimentary businesses to your own. They are not your customers. They are partner businesses in your network. They haven’t purchased from you. They are motivated to keep a

VCP – An Important Acronym When Seeking Refe...

VCP stands for “Visibility”, “Credibility”, and “Profitability”, and is an acronym that was coined by Ivan Misner, the founder of BNI. VCP is a telling overview of the process involved when working to establish a reciprocal referral partner, and also

Using Linked In To Establish Your Referral Network

You might find yourself scratching your head, wondering how to select some key partners and candidates for your referral network. You’ve noted a few specialists in different complimentary fields that you’d like to create a relationship with that you didn’t

The Referral Follow Up

This is the single most important thing you can do – and is one of the main reasons we created Hello Referrals. To help you do this better, amidst – ideally – what will be so many referrals and word

Referral Marketing Works (and This is Why You Shou...

Incorporating a referral marketing system into your business’ marketing plans will guarantee you an increase in business. It will do this at a significantly lower cost than traditional marketing, and the client you receive as a referral has a higher

Establishing Your Referral Marketing Base

So you’ve decided to commit to a referral marketing strategy for your small or medium sized business. You’re going to receive those highly qualified referrals and you’re going to give them in return. You’re ready to give, and you’re ready

The Power of The Business Referral – Riding ...

The recession and weakened U.S. economy has taken a toll to some degree on all business globally. I think I can speak for all of us when I say that I’m sick and tired of words like “bankruptcy” and “foreclosure”