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Focus, Accountability and Results

Focus, Accountability and Results

Last week someone asked me to sum up in as few words as possible what we do at Rainmakers. Challenge accepted. Rainmakers creates success and abundance for business owners and sales professionals. The reason our organization and members are successful is because we all follow a simple (not easy) process. While it takes hard work […]

4 People to Avoid at Networking Events

4 People to Avoid at Networking Events

Depending on your comfort level, a  networking event can feel forced. The experience doesn’t get any better when you encounter people who make the task of connecting difficult or, worse, impossible. Want to learn how to network with purpose and authenticity? Join us for a Word of Mouth Marketing Machine training. In this 90 minute training session, participants […]

Leverage LinkedIn: Boolean Search

Leverage LinkedIn: Boolean Search

Go beyond just collecting contact information in LinkedIn. In this video, learn about an often overlooked advanced feature that you can use to strengthen ties with strategic partners in your network. Want to know more about how to use LinkedIn better? Register for our next LinkedIn training and learn about best practices you can start […]

Have You Been to LINKS?

Have You Been to LINKS?

LINKS Business Connection provides local business owners with opportunities to help one another through regular monthly meetings. The mission of LINKS  is to provide a relationship building platform to complete the missing links in your business relationships. The monthly networking event features focused and impactful talks from highly influential professionals. We are excited about our […]

Liven Up Your Marketing: Plan a Seminar

Liven Up Your Marketing: Plan a Seminar

Have you ever thought of hosting your own seminar to showcase your expertise and share your knowledge with others? Seminars are a really smart marketing tool and they can become a system in your business that regularly adds prospects to your sales funnel. The seminar presentation allows you to educate potential customers and give them […]

A Mentoring Environment as a Networking Platform

A Mentoring Environment as a Networking Platform

Mentoring is such an important practice, especially for those of us who are entrepreneurs or carry an entrepreneurial streak. We move fast and have a lot to juggle so we need a consistent system to stay inspired, help others, and get advice and feedback. The reason I say we need a system is so that we […]

3 Questions for a Rainmaker

3 Questions for a Rainmaker

  There are plenty of opportunities to meet fellow Rainmakers at various events but, let’s face it, time is limited. Fortunately for everyone,  there’s the internet. Starting today, look for the occasional post where we learn three things about a Rainmaker. If you want to know more, introduce yourself or catch up in the comments […]

3 Simple Ways to Improve Business Meetings

3 Simple Ways to Improve Business Meetings

“Let’s schedule a meeting” Your reaction to this phrase could illicit a squeal of delight (I know. Work with me), or it could cause hives. For some, in-person meetings are considered passé since in today’s work environment, we can easily skip the face-to-face and opt for meeting via Skype, Google Hangout, conference call, etc. Say […]

Networking Revelation: Ask a Different Question

Networking Revelation: Ask a Different Question

Depending on your comfort level, networking can be a nasty chore evoking visions of awkward conversations and rampant business card flinging. Shake it off. This is not war, it is networking. You can improve your experience at a networking function or any social function, for that matter, if you lead with a more opportunistic conversation […]

How Selling Killed Your Sale

How Selling Killed Your Sale

            You know the time-honored formula: You prospect You get a lead You follow-up on the lead You get the appointment with a decision maker You pitch your pitch You don’t get the sale Oh no! What happened? You tried to sell them. While there are myriad ways to kill […]