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How to Work a Room Like a Pro to Build Your Business | Susan RoAne | Episode 54

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  • You’re at a business event – how do you work the room like a pro?
  • And how do follow that up with effective networking?
  • (BTW, working a room and networking are not the same thing, as we’ll discover.)
  • In short, how do you build powerful business and personal relationships with the people you meet?

That’s what we’ll be talking about today with bestselling author of ‘How to Work a Room’ Susan RoAne.

Susan RoAne

Susan RoAneSusan RoAne is a professional speaker, author and expert on a subject that a lot of people struggle with, but which is vital for business success, and that is: networking and building relationships. She’s given over 1,000 keynote speeches on the subject and is the bestselling author of multiple books including the world famous ‘How to Work a Room’, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

In total she’s sold an amazing over 1 million books and counting!

Susan is regularly quoted in the media and has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, CNN.com, Forbes and many others.

And today she’s going to talk to us about ‘meeting, mixing and mingling’ to build our businesses, networks and client relationships.

An online business resource Susan loves is…

  • Susan loves Twitter as a great way to connect and build relationships with people.

Susan‘s recommended book:

Susan‘s favourite quote:

“What’s let go of leaves room for what’s to come.” — Anon

How to connect with Susan

  • If you’d like Susan to speak at your event, company or conference she answers her own phone – who knew?! You can call her on (415) 461 3915 (and +1 to the start if you’re outside the US)
  • You can find out more about Susan and check out her blog and resources by visiting SusanRoAne.com
  • Connect with Susan on Twitter @susanroane

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Grow Your Business with LinkedIn | Melonie Dodaro | Episode 38

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  • How do you use LinkedIn the right way to grow your business and increase profits?
  • How do you connect with key decision makers?
  • And once you’ve done that how do you successfully take those relationships to the next level?

These are important questions because most people are still getting them wrong.

And that means they’re leaving a lot of money on the table.

LinkedIn may well have more potential for growing your business than any other social network. Yet even today it remains under-utilized and misunderstood.

And that’s great news, because it means it’s still a wide open business opportunity for you if you become one of the few people who know how to take advantage of it properly!

And on this show you’ll discover exactly what you need to be doing to leverage LinkedIn as we speak to top LinkedIn expert and author of the #1 bestselling book ‘The LinkedIn Code’ – Melonie Dodaro.

Melonie Dodaro

Melonie DodaroMelonie Dodaro is someone who can help you grow your business with LinkedIn and help you sell more through social media.

She is the #1 bestselling author of the book ‘The LinkedIn Code’ and has been described by the media as Canada’s #1 LinkedIn expert and social media strategist.

She also runs the social media agency Top Dog Social Media and has an award winning social media blog.

She describes herself as a “social selling evangelist” and is passionate about using LinkedIn and social media as powerful lead generation tools to rapidly grow your business.

An online business resource Melonie loves is…

  • Melonie loves her productivity planner, which she describes at 41′ 01″

Melonie‘s recommended book:

  • ‘The E-Myth Revisited’ by Michael Gerber – this book kills the myths about starting and growing a business and shows you how to do it the right way.

Melonie‘s favourite quote:

“You become what you think about.” — Earl Nightingale

How to connect with Melonie

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How to get 118,000 Twitter followers | Gary Loper | Episode 29

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Gary LoperGary Loper is a Twitter expert with an amazing 118,000 Twitter followers! In this show Gary explains exactly what he’s done to achieve such crazy numbers and how he’s built an entire business around Twitter.

Gary takes us step-by-step through his winning “4 x E Formula” that will let you rapidly grow your Twitter following so that you can get your message out and build your own business. He also explains what sort of tweets you should be sending out (there are several different types) and how often you should be sending them for best results.

You’ll discover how you can get seen and heard by people who aren’t even following you. Plus, Gary gives you his take on the best tools for automating your tweets to save yourself a lot of time and how you can optimize your results with a combination of real time “interactive” tweets and pre-scheduled automated content tweets.

Listen to Gary guide you on how to take your business to the next level with Twitter.

An online business resource Gary loves is…

  • Twitter – I should have seen that one coming, right! 🙂

Gary’s recommended book:

  • Gary gave us a great recommendation: “Outwitting the Devil” by Napoleon Hill. The background to this is that it took 75 years to get it published – something I had no idea about, but Gary explains the whole thing 37’43 into the interview.
  • It’s Napoleon Hill’s follow up to “Think and Grow Rich”, which is by far the most recommended book I get on this show. I definitely recommend you check that out if you haven’t already – it’s a must read for all entrepreneurs.

How to connect with Gary

  • You can find Gary on Twitter by searching for @GaryLoper
  • You can check out Gary’s website by visiting GaryLoper.com
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