Can you tell a “professional visitor” from “someone who really wants to get business done?”
Have you ever met someone, had a brief discussion, then afterwards wondered . . .
· What was her/his name again?
· What did he/she say she did?
· Why would I care?
· Did he/she want something?
There are those that dive into a well-rehearsed elevator pitch....like a runaway train, full speed ahead without regard or understanding of where they are going.
Some people believe in the “throw enough crap at the wall something will stick” approach to selling. But when you are selling yourself, what you do or how you get it done, this method can just leave a real mess to clean up later.
Many business professionals look for business in an Apple Orchard when they should be in the Orange Grove. Would you know if you were in the right place?
When marketing your business to your peers, associates and potential clients they need to be excited to do business with you. Not just know what you do.
In this 3.5 – 4 hour workshop:
· You will learn how to market your business and build a team of strategic sales professionals that work together.
· Take a quick tour of where you are at now.
· Map out your business and strategic partners - creating clarity like never before.
· Create a concise marketing plan and set goals.
· Learn how to effectively work an event and capitalize on every opportunity.
· Many people think business networking is Facebook, LinkedIn or You Tube what role do they play in making connections?
· We will tie in Social Networking with Business Conventional Networking and how they work together.
We will learn how to capitalize on the 78% peer recommendation for your products and services.
After this workshop you will have a clear, concise understanding of how to market and communicate your business.
Because Knowledge Is Your Power,
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Odds of less Fed bond buying are increasing, Bullard says The odds of the Fed decreasing its $85-billion-a-month bond buying are increasing, Jim Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, told a meeting of the CFA Society of St. Louis at the Missouri Athletic Club downtown Monday.
“To the extent that key labor market indicators continue to show cumulative improvement, the likelihood of tapering asset purchases will continue to rise,” Bullard said in prepared remarks. “Two key labor market indicators have shown clear improvement…
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:19:00 +0000 La Russa elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been unanimously elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
In 33 seasons, 16 of them spent leading the Cardinals, La Russa compiled a record of 2,728-2,365, placing him third all-time in wins among managers.
His 1,408 wins with the Cardinals are the most in franchise history. La Russa led the Cardinals to nine postseason berths, three National League pennants and two World Series titles, in 2006 and 2011.
Joe Torre, who managed the Cardinals…
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:35:33 +0000 IVMS identifies interim leaders as search for executive director continues Innovate VMS, the mentoring service working under the Innovate St. Louis umbrella, will be lead by a pair of executives while the organization searches for a replacement for Phyllis Ellison, its former executive director.
Marilyn Gannon, CEO of Innovate St. Louis, and Chris LeBeau, director of operations for IVMS, will take larger leadership roles during the transition, according to Gil Bickel, chairman of Innovate St. Louis’s board of directors.
No timetable has been given for the search.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:04:00 +0000 St. Louis tech events: Coding meetups, iTEN’s 2nd Thursday and more Here is a list of tech events this week aimed at educating and informing local small-business owners, entrepreneurs and those interested in the St. Louis startup scene.
Monday, Dec. 9
STL Ruby meetup: 7 p.m. at The Able Few, 333 Beaumont. Max Demarzi will speak about graph databases and a new way to look at data. This event is free and registration is preferred.
Tuesday, Dec. 10
KMOX Innovation Tuesdays: 10:45 a.m. on KMOX. Tune in to hear what St. Louis startup companies are working on. This…
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:02:32 +0000 St. Louisans make app that spots events near you A trio of St. Louisans are working on a new mobile app called Spotted, which curates events as they happen in real time.
Teddy Finn, co-founder of the app, said Spotted is Twitter meets Snapchat on a map. Users of the app see a map of the area they live in with pins leading to events — anything from food trucks to rallies — that stay on the map for a limited time.
That means that at any given time, you can see events that are happening nearby.
Finn, a Clayton High School graduate who now lives…