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Rainmakers President Interviews on Hoosier Hometown Heroes

Have you met Nancy? Rainmakers President Nancy Sunshine had the opportunity to interview with Tony Valle, host of the popular Central Indiana web series, Hoosier Hometown Heroes.    Nancy was a Rainmakers member for several years before taking on her role as president. She brings a unique perspective to the Indianapolis networking scene.      […]

LinkedIn Tips

Linkedin Profile Tips

Have you updated your LinkedIn profile lately? Whether you’re active or an occasional user, updating your LinkedIn profile periodically is simply good career maintenance.  Below is a list of useful articles on how to stand out LinkedIn. Update your profile picture. Consider updating your profile picture especially if it has been or few years. Professional […]

Rainmakers Networking

What People are Saying…

There are several excellent networking organizations in the Indianapolis area and we’re proud to be one of them. Many factors come into play when choosing a networking organization, including the time and resources you will devote to participate in one. Here’s why one of our members recommends Rainmakers. “Being in sales my entire professional career, […]

Best Ways to Onboard New People

Most business owners think that once they hire a new employee all the hard work is done. Wrong. Attracting and retaining employees is an ongoing process. On-boarding new people is an opportunity for you to nurture the relationship you just started. When you hire a new person, what do you do to get them up […]

What’s Happening in 2018?

We are excited about the change in format for next year. Here’s our CEO Nikki Lewallen speaking to members about what’s happening.  

Why Partnerships Fail and How to Save Them

We establish business partnerships because they make sense. Two companies offer complementary products or services, and by working together both organizations believe they can achieve more than they would on their own. The sense that the collaboration is more powerful than working independently is the actual definition of the business buzzword “synergy.” Through partnerships, our […]

Business in Indiana

Mickey Maurer to Speak at Blaze in July

The Blaze board made an excellent call by inviting Mickey Maurer to speak at Rainmakers Business Blaze, an event that consistently attracts business owners, CPAs, attorneys, business development people and others who are interested in creating success for themselves and others.   Google Mickey Maurer and the search results blossom into a long list of […]

Why Social Media Isn’t a Waste of Time

Although many of the people reading this blog might think that social media is one of the most important inventions in modern history, there are millions of others who dismiss social media as a “waste of time.” Why the disparity?   Too many people falsely associate legitimate email marketing with spam. But thanks to the […]

small business

Financial Tips for Business Owners

Congratulations! You’ve done it! You’ve opened up your own small business and it is successful. You are making money and providing a service or product you are passionate about to your community. It’s a huge risk and not everyone can do it so take a moment to pat yourself on the back and take pride […]

Email Marketing & Productivity Go Hand in Hand

When people hear that I’m an expert and run a consulting company specializing in helping people be more efficient, they often assume that I can’t stand email marketing. After all, most newsletters feel like junk and therefore a waste of time. But in truth, the opposite is true. I love email marketing, because it’s a […]