(PRBuzz.com) 2012 Tip Sheet: With the hectic holiday season upon us, and all the opportunities for socializing and networking that go along with it, networking expert, Sandy Jones-Kaminski, shares her top 5 tips. Sandy Jones-Kaminski’s book, “I’m at a Networking Event–Now What???” was the #1 pick on the 2010 Inc.com Business Book Wish List and she speaks nationally on the topics of networking, personal branding and social networking tools like LinkedIn. Her focus is on teaching others how to connect and grow their networks all year long and here she shares how...Read More
Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we now have Small Business Saturday. Started in 2010 by American Express, Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. The effort helps drive sales to small businesses on one of the busiest holiday shopping weekends of the year. Along with American Express, Small Business Saturday is supported by a bunch of advocacy groups, political officials and corporations throughout the US. This year, my small biz, Bella Domain Media, is getting...Read More
The holiday networking season is here! Practical advice and tips on making the most of it this year.
As a follow-up to the free Aug conference call I co-hosted with the brilliant author of Branding Basics for Small Business, Maria Ross of Red Slice, I’m offering some FREE tips on my other favorite subject (besides LinkedIn): NETWORKING. So, before you head off on your Turkey Day weekend, or into Dec, be sure to TAKE 15 MIN TO LISTEN to some practical advice and expert tips on making the most of the many opportunities to connect during the holiday networking season. I promise, you’ll gain a little more confidence and a lot more spring in your step! And remember: Networking is a...Read More
It’s time to start your “What I Need to Shelve for 2012″ list. Every Thanksgiving over our turkey dinner my husband and I start to talk about the things from the current year that we do NOT want to carry with us into the next. Here’s a post I wrote with the start of last year’s list and an explanation of why I think this is a worthwhile exercise. Put it on a shelf!...Read More
With the hectic holiday season approaching, and all the opportunities for socializing and networking that go along with it, I wanted to share 5 articles I’ve come across that are definitely worth the read (yes, one is mine). 1) Here’s one about networking as “lifetime career insurance” 2) Quality versus quantity is always the way to go 3) Here’s one that discusses the difference between how men and women approach networking differently 4) The holiday season is NOT the time to pull back on your job search and with so many networking opportunities around them,...Read More