5 Top Business Development Articles | Week of March 31, 2014

Top Picks in Business Development, Networking and Social Media for Professional Services

Each week I find great articles and resources online and with the help of my awesome social media friends. Here are my top picks of the week. Enjoy them and please share with friends and colleagues if you do!

5 Top Business Development, Networking & Social Media Articles

Making Your LinkedIn Profile More Attractive to Potential Partners by Philip Cohen (@philipcohen4)

(Social Media Today) “Before anyone can discover your extensive skill set or brilliant ideas, they have to discover you.”

5 Top Business Development Articles | Week of March 3, 2014

Top Picks in Business Development, Networking and Social Media for Professional Services

It’s March and it’s still snowing! If you can’t dig out, then dig into these top articles from around the web chock full of practical strategies to help you attract more clients at the rates you deserve. Hope you enjoy them, and and please feel free to share them with your network if you do.

5 Top Business Development, Networking & Social Media Articles

Social Selling Strategies for Getting a Prospect’s Attention by Celina Guerrero (@socialtosales)

(Social Media Today) Social media gives you multiple ways to reach a prospect that can be more effective than an unsolicited email or phone call.

5 Top Business Development Articles | Week of February 17, 2014

Top Picks on Business Development, Networking and Social Media for Professional Services

Have you been enjoying watching the Olympics as much as I have? Exciting new sports like slopestyle skiing and snowboarding, women’s ski jumping and more figure skating with the addition of the team event — what’s not to love?! In the midst of it all, I’ve still managed to discover some great articles this past week that I wanted to share with you. Hope you enjoy them, and please let me know what you think!

5 Top Business Development, Networking & Social Media Articles

The Most Important Element for Increasing Leads and Sales by Tom Pick (@tompick)

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of February 10, 2014

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

I’m constantly on the lookout for great articles and resources to share with readers and followers online. This week’s batch presents some thought-provoking strategies you’ll want to seriously consider for your business. Hope you enjoy them, and please let me know what you think!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles

Go for Gold: Leveraging Social Media During the Winter Olympics by Jessica Evans

(Business 2 Community) “Even if your brand is not sponsoring or directly related to the Olympics, the broad appeal of the event and the higher volume of conversation associated with it makes it an excellent opportunity to garner increased exposure.”

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of January 27, 2014

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

Every week I find terrific articles across the web and through my social media friends that can help my professional services clients promote their businesses more effectively. There are always too many to choose from, but I’ve narrowed it down to these five for the week. Please enjoy them, and share with friends and colleagues if you do!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles

Does Anybody Really Need a One-Minute ‘Elevator Pitch’? by Anne Fisher (@anbfisher)

(Fortune) “Probably not. Instead, start a conversation that matters to the person you’re hoping to impress.”

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of January 20, 2014

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

Each week I come across great articles and resources from around the web and through my social media friends. Here are my top reads for the week. Hope you enjoy them and please share with friends and colleagues if you do!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles

Use Social Selling to Generate Sales Leads by John Beveridge (@johnmbeveridge)

(Social Media Today) “If you use a systematic social media marketing process to educate your target audience and identify sales opportunities, you will be rewarded with business growth.”

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of December 9, 2013

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

I’m constantly discovering great articles and resources from my social media friends and online sites. Here’s my roundup for the week. Hope you enjoy these reads, and please share them if you do!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles | Week of December 9, 2013

Your 5-Minute Guide to Writing an Amazing LinkedIn Recommendation by Adrian Granzella Larssen (@adriangranzella)

(The Daily Muse) “Next time you’re asked to recommend someone, follow this template complete with sample lines to cut and paste.”

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of December 2, 2013

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

I constantly discover great articles and resources for business networking success from my social media friends and online sites. Here are my picks for the week. Hope you enjoy them, and and please feel free to share with your network too!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles | Week of December 2, 2013

Attorneys Must Embrace Social Media or Else by Brad Friedman (@bradfriedman)

(Social Media Today) “In addition to enabling an attorney to provide competent counsel, keeping up with social media is just good business.”

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of November 25, 2013

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

Every week I discover great articles and resources from my social media friends and online sites. Some really strong contenders, but here’s this week’s list for you to enjoy. And please feel free to share these great articles and authors with your network too!

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles | Week of November 25, 2013

How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room by Kimberly Weisul (@weisul)

(Inc.) “I used to dread networking events. Then a colleague let me in on his secret strategy.”

5 Top Business Networking Articles | Week of November 18, 2013

Top Picks on Business Networking, Social Media and Personal Branding for Professional Services

Every week I discover great articles and resources from my social media friends and online sites. Here are some of the stand outs you may have missed. Hope you enjoy them, and please let me know what you think.

5 Top Business Networking and Social Media Articles | Week of November 18, 2013

3 Essential Pieces of Marketing Content Every Business Owner Must Create by John Jantsch

(DuctTape Marketing) “The point of content is to get people to understand you have something that might just make sense for them, that you know what you’re talking about and that your approach can be trusted above all others.”