Are you missing opportunities on LinkedIn?

This is a guest post by Dave Meeker,Bringing Technology to You LLC Are you missing opportunities? Your LinkedIn account is working for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. What if there were a way to customize your urgent and important notifications from your LinkedIn account? Engaging your audience: There are 2 main […]

Strategic Networking to Drive Business: 5 Relationship Building Tips

Guest blog post by Lisa Treadwell, owner of The Indy Real Estate Experts, Keller Williams Realty I was recently asked to mosey on over to Dallas  for a national conference of real estate agents, and sit on a panel  to share my experience and successes in networking and building business relationships. While I was honored […]

Marketing in 2016: Don’t Miss the Virtual Boat

Guest post by Pat Altvater, owner BizTV Shows® We are witnessing and participating in an age of dramatic change in the way consumers interact with both large and small brands. Traditional marketing is dying because consumers now hold the power. They use ad blockers, DVR’s and satellite radio to avoid being bombarded with unwanted information. […]

Come on Down to Rainmakers Downtown

Yes, Rainmakers is expanding to include downtown locations! Last week’s prelaunch meet & greet event marks the beginning of an exciting opportunity for our members, especially those who’ve expressed interest in seeing Rainmakers expand to downtown Indy. We’re excited to extend our facility relationship with Regus by utilizing their meeting space at their building at […]

December Serve More Project: Secret Families

Let’s finish off the year strong! Our Serve More Project for December will help families in Hamilton county who might otherwise be unable to celebrate Christmas. Secret Families of Hamilton County provides sponsored families with a decorated Christmas tree, presents for all family members, a $50 Meijer gift card for each family to purchase Christmas dinner and a […]

2015 Prime Event A Big Success

A beautiful night with a gathering of great friends, Prime 2015 at the Stratford of West Clay was terrific fun. The members-exclusive event allows us to visit with each other and recognize the best of the best in the Rainmakers community. The BE, DO, HAVE, GIVE and RAINMAKER OF THE YEAR awards were announced. Here are the winners: […]


Serve More Project: Sock-tober

Access to warm clothing, especially socks, is a hardship for those in need. That’s why October is Sock-tober. Working with Rainmaker Steve Taylor and Lambswear Inc., members collected socks as well as cash to be used toward the purchase of additional pairs. In total, Rainmakers donated 650 pairs of socks which will be distributed to […]


Business Cards or Bonfire Material?

Guest post by Zach Taylor You should know what business networking is and what it isn’t. Per the Meriam-Webster Dictionary, networking is defined as the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business.  Conversely – Networking is NOT about how many business cards I […]

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Top 10 Mistakes Business Owners Make

Guest post by Kim Stoneking, President of the Vantage Group Based on surveys and discussions with many coaches and consultants, here is my top 10 list of the most common mistakes made by business owners. These are not in any particular order. 1. Failure to plan: including vision, mission, purpose, values, crucial objectives and tasks […]

Mastermind Group: What, Why and How

Post by Tommy Richardson/Performance Coach and Director of Training and Development at Rainmakers Ever been in a group 5-10 individuals that encourage you to improve in your business and personal life, (raise the bar)? A group that challenges you to reach more of your potential, to reach more of your dreams and goals – a group […]