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At your last networking event, did you feel like a piece of meat? Were people eyeballing you like you were prey, or at least preying on your business card? You’re not alone. Sometimes out there it can feel like you’re hunting – or worse, being hunted. That’s why I have Sandy Jones-Kaminski on the show today. She’s a social media mastermind who’s taken her online networking skills and started teaching them to business owners like us, giving us techniques for maximizing our networking ROI and teaching workshops for creating a successful presence online.
“You can’t hide anymore,” she says about networking, and on today’s podcast we discuss the ways you and your brand can be more present and accessible online and off in order to build the long-lasting relationships you really need to scale your sales.
Why a Networking System Gets You Better Results
- How the hunting mentality in networking hurts your ability to scale
- The different systems involved in attracting clients
- Why your online and offline presence needs to be in sync
- Teaching employees and others to represent you properly so you can scale your biz dev efforts
Sandy Jones-Kaminski is a social media marketing strategist, international speaker and author who believes networking today is all about planting seeds, not bagging prey. As the founder and Chief Connecting Officer of Bella Domain Media, she teaches business owners and their teams how to maximize LinkedIn, networking and social media as marketing levers to generate more prospects, more buzz and more connections. An engaging speaker and media resource, she’s the author of the #1 pick on the Inc.com 2010 Business Book Wish List , I’m At a Networking Event–Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event.
Sandy joins us from the San Francisco Bay Area, where she’s living for the 2nd time in her life because she enjoys the innovative and entrepreneurial culture and access to whale watch boats and redwood trees. Being from Chicago, she says she loves exploring the west coast and everything it has to offer with her spouse and creative partner, Keith Kaminski.
Words of Wisdom
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
Learn More about Sandy Jones-Kaminski
Book: I’m At a Networking Event—Now What??? http://amzn.to/ga4LIx
E-book (free!): LinkedIn Savvy for Small Businesses
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